- 1 hr 38 min
A luxury cruise ship liner by the name of Poseidon embarked on a cruise across the Atlantic Ocean where it was to end in New York. Jennifer was traveling with her fiancé Christian when they wondered how to break the news to her father. The film is then directed to the galley where a girl named Elena is searching for her waiter friend Valentin. An architect by the name of Richard Nelson is on his phone to his lover. A New Years Eve speech is underway by the captain inside of the ballroom before he moves to introduce the singer for the night. While all the events are taking place the movie turns to the bridge where a number of officers spot the 150 foot rogue wave heading towards them. With everyone enjoying their evening the sounds of the alarm ring out warning people about the impending wave. The warning system sends the boat into a turn with the starboard meeting the wave head on. The ship turns to slow that it causes the boat to be hit and capsize. Some of the vacationers will be thrown overboard while some are tossed around the ship. Inside of the boat however, some of the people in the galley are being incinerated by the fires erupting from the ruptured gas lines. Inside of the ballroom, people begin to take notice that the ship is upside down. Inside another portion of the ship are vacationers who are inside of the nightclub where some of the sprinkler systems have begun to spray water with electrical lights and wires that are broken. The captain will come out to reassure the people that the beacons were sent out and therefore help is on the way. He advises that people stay together and not move. During the process some of the guests decide that it would be better if they made their way to the top of the ship. The group of people will attempt to make it to the top of the ship with a number of trials standing in their way. There is a number of things that will transpire that will keep you watching throughout the whole movie.