|Acres||The grand-daddy of all disaster movies doesn't quite float...|
|Dunno how many licks it takes to get to the center, since Our Hero bites it within the first half hour...|
Director: Ronald Neame
Writer: Stirling Silliphant, Wendell Mayes, based on novels by Paul Gallico
Cast: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Carol Lynley, Roddy McDowall, Stella Stevens, Shelley Winters, Jack Albertson, Pamela Sue Martin, Arthur O'Connell, Eric Shea, Leslie Nielsen, Sheila Mathews
Running time: 117 m.
Revues: Pauline Kael in The New Yorker said, "The only loss I regretted for an instant was Roddy McDowall ..." while Judith Crist observed in her New York magazine review, "The first to perish was ... alas, one of the best actors — Roddy McDowall ..."
Favorite movie tie-in: the Poseidon Adventure Board Game!