Monday, July 23 @ Dusk (approx. 9pm) | The Gallivan Center – Salt Lake City
Directed by Ronald Neame
117 min | 1972 | USA
Starring: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Carol Lynley, Roddy McDowall, Shelley Winters, Leslie Nielsen
Before there was Titanic–there was The Poseidon Adventure. This multiple Oscar®-nominee (including a win for Best Song) set the standard for seagoing disaster films. As the luxury liner Poseidon charts its course on New Year’s Eve, disaster strikes when an undersea earthquake causes a titanic tidal wave and capsizes the vessel, leaving just 10 survivors. Led by a no-nonsense reverend, the group must maneuver through airshafts, electrical cables and a burning engine room to the boat’s hull, which is their lone chance for escape.
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