They escape, but soon run into a death cult who plan to gang-rape the girls, then kill them. They escape, but soon run into a death cult who plan to gang-rape the girls, then kill them. It is watchable and doesn't distract the viewer from the movie. Is the dialog banal and shrill? By the end of 1974, it was regarded as a widely successful film. A very good overall sleazy movie. Scott leads the survivors to the propeller shaft room's watertight door, but another series of explosions causes Linda to fall to her death. This couldn't be more misogynistic, even if everybody in the film wore 'I Hate Women' t-shirts.
Meanwhile, the father of one of the girls gets the police to begin an investigation into their disappearance. Two girls are driving home when their car breaks down in the country. Aron were featured on the full size movie poster displayed at all venues. They are kidnapped by a gang of drug-crazed hippies, and repeatedly raped. By the end of 1974, it ranked among the six most successful features in film history, along with 1939 , 1972 , 1970 , 1970 , and 1965. In the dining room, survivors take stock of their predicament.
Belle reveals she is a former competitive swimmer and volunteers to go through, but Scott refuses her and dives in. The captain is called to the bridge in response to a report of an undersea. The water fills up the room and the Poseidon begins sinking. I've seen plenty of films where women are given a raw deal, like I Spit on Your Grave for example. The Poseidon Adventure has become a , particularly among audiences. Acres, an injured waiter, is trapped at the galley door now high above. But it might be giving this movie too much credit to assume it has any kind of anti-feminist or anti-female agenda.
As if this wasn't the worst thing that could happen, the rapists exhort Bobby to squeal like a pig. Halfway through, a panel collapses on him. . Watching this movie you'd think in the 70's any walk outside would take you past marauding biker gangs and hippie communes. It is watchable and doesn't distract the viewer from the movie. I included Deliverance in the list to show that men can be involved as victims in sexually deviant rape scenes we wish we could forget as well as women.
Is the hokum a bit thick even in the context of a showmanship special? The Poseidon Adventure has been remade twice, first as a with the same name and as a theatrical release titled in 2006. Three words that sum up exactly how you'll be feeling after you've watched Wrong Way, the most loathsome excuse for a 'revenge' film I've ever seen. They hear a noise from outside and bang on the hull to attract attention. Robin is interested in how the ship works and frequently visits the engine room. They are kidnapped by a gang of drug-crazed hippies, and repeatedly raped. Retired store owner Manny Rosen and wife Belle are going to to meet their young grandson for the first time.
Who wants to watch a sweaty, fat, middle aged man get gang raped by a bunch of toothless inbred morons whilst sounding like Babe on his way to the Slaughter House? They are kidnapped by a gang of drug-crazed hippies, and repeatedly raped. This scene is definitely a disturbing one we wish we could unsee. Meanwhile, the father of one of the girls gets the police to begin an investigation into their disappearance. Scott leads his group through the ship's hull toward the engine room. There are some unintentionally funny lines.
Are the characters as gaudy and thin as cereal boxes? The ship's singer, Nonnie Parry, rehearses for the celebration. Scott believes they are heading for their doom, but Rogo wants to follow them and gives Scott 15 minutes to find the engine room. The movie keep s the pace going as long as the sheriff isn't talking into his huge walkie-talkie. The plot centers on the fictional , an aged luxury liner on her final voyage from to before being sent to the scrapyard. When Rosen finds Belle's body, he is unwilling to go on, but Scott gives him her pendant, reminding him that he has a reason to live.
It is listed in founder John Wilson's book, , as one of The 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made. A sequel, 1979 , also based on a novel by Gallico, was a critical and commercial failure. The rescuers cut through the hull, assist the six survivors from the ship, inform them that no one else survived, and fly them to safety. There isn't much of that in Wrong Way. Clearly made by a film-maker who doesn't give a crap about women, and sees them as nothing but sexual objects to be leered at by hairy old bastards. Rogo leads the remaining survivors—Rosen, Martin, Nonnie, Susan, and Robin—through the watertight doors and into the propeller shaft tunnel. Meanwhile, the father of one of the girls gets the police to begin an investigation into their disappearance.
Meanwhile, the father of one of the girls gets the police to begin an investigation into their disappearance. If you like movies like 'Unwilling Lovers', 'Janie' or Hitch Hike to Hell' you're sure to like this one. The Official Razzie Movie Guide: Enjoying the Best of Hollywood's Worst. Parts of the movie were filmed aboard the. James Martin is a love-shy, health-conscious bachelor.
Despite protests from the captain, who fears for the ship's safety, the new owner's representative insists he go full speed to save money, preventing Poseidon from taking on. Robin tells him the hull near the propeller shaft is only 1 inch 25 mm thick. It's very much the same story line as The Last House On The Left early on, and then turns into some very badly made porno film. That would certainly include actual rapists, but it would also include people who might be into rough play-acting and even some women who might indulge in rape fantasies now and then. Two girls are driving home when their car breaks down in the country. Susan and younger brother Robin are traveling to meet their parents.