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Poseidon Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kurt Russell, Josh Lucas, Richard Dreyfuss, Kevin Dillon, Jacinda Barrett, Emmy Rossum, Mía Maestro

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We're in the middle of the Atlantic ocean and it's New Year's Eve. While the passengers are celebrating, a huge wave turns the ocean liner "Poseidon" upside down. Former NYC Mayor Robert Ramsey and Dylan Johns, a professional gambler, decide, with 6 other passengers, to leave the ballroom and try to reach the surface of the ocean by climbing back through air shafts and ballasts. The passengers who stayed in the ballroom drown when the window glasses explode because of the huge pression.
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Two members of the Ramsey-Johns expedition also die : the Hispanic stowaway Elena who drowns while trying to follow her companions and Valentin, a servant, who falls into an elevator tower. When the group finally reaches the bottom of the Poseidon, they are stopped by the propellers of the boat which are still working. This remake of "The Poseidon Adventure" was directed by Wolfgang Petersen in 2005.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



Script Analysis of Poseidon

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Disaster, big vehicle    -   Yes Kind of vehicle:    -   boat

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   politician/elected ruler Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   pleasure/love boat    -   swimming on    -   drowning

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Unusual forms of death    -   drowned Is this movie based on a    -   book

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