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The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $93,300,000Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 723 $93,300,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,511 $93,300,000

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 13th, 1972 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: March 9th, 1999 by Fox Home Entertainment, released as Poseidon Adventure, The
MPAA Rating: PG
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Keywords: Disaster
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,352 $264,850 Dec 15, 1972 5


Gene Hackman    Reverend Scott
Leslie Nielsen    Captain Harrison
Roddy McDowall    Acres
Ernest Borgnine    Det. Mike Rogo
Shelley Winters    Belle Rosen
Red Buttons    James Martin
Arthur O'Connell    Chaplain John

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    John Williams

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1972/12/15 1 $264,850   25 $10,594   $264,850 5

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Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records