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Poseidon

Overview


Genre :

Adventure, Action

Release Date :

May 12, 2006

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Wolfgang Petersen

Starring :

Josh Lucas, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum, Mike Vogel, Jacinda Barrett, Jimmy Bennett, Richard Dreyfuss, Andre Braugher, Stacy Ferguson

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..too smart to be a shock film, and too stupid to match the classic..”
by Emily Blunt [Blunt Review]
“..spectacular but uninvolving..”
by Sheri Linden [The Hollywood Reporter]
3.5 of 5

“..nothing more than an action-heavy, 'leave your brain at the door and just go along for the ride' summer popcorn movie..”
by Rebecca Murray [About.com]
2.5 of 4

“..For a film about a sinking luxury liner, "Poseidon" sure is shallow..”
by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
6 of 10

“..doesn't do much to top its 1972 predecessor, "The Poseidon Adventure."..”
by Scott Chitwood [Comingsoon]
2 of 5

“..Despite some impressive visuals, what Poseidon really lacks is tension..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
2.5 of 4

“..delivers in most of the ways that matter for a motion picture of this ilk..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
3.5 of 5

“..although its flaws are readily apparent, Poseidon delivers exactly what it promises..”
by Michael M. Dance [The Cinema Source]
3 of 5

“..a big summer popcorn movie that's packed with huge sets and non-stop thrills..”
by Scott Mantz [Scott's Movie Review]
5.5 of 10
Reviewed by Brendan Cullin [Empire Movies]
4 of 10
Reviewed by Jeffrey Chen [Window to the Movies]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jeanne Aufmuth [Palo Alto Online]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Andrea Chase [Killer Movie Reviews]
1 of 5
Reviewed by Marc Savlov [The Austin Chronicle]
Reviewed by Brian Lowry [Variety]

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