The Poseidon Adventure

Plot hole: Shortly after the ship flips over, the steward, Acres, is asked why lights are on. He explains they are emergency lights that will last three hours. The lights are left on throughout the movie, but when they get out it is bright daylight. Considering the ship flipped at midnight, there is nowhere on any ocean where it gets light at 3:00 in the morning.

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Audio problem: Just before midnight when the band is playing "Morning After" the camera pans out for a wide shot of the dance floor - the dancers are dancing MUCH too fast for such a slow song - and you do still hear the song.

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Mrs. Belle Rosen: You see, Mr. Scott? In the water I'm a very skinny lady.

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Trivia: The scene where Belle (Shelly Winters) dives into the water was actually rehearsed by having her jump into the water. She decided to dive in while filming the scene and that take was used.

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Question: Who exactly is Linarcos?

Answer: He's the representative of the owner of the ship.

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