Gene Hackman and Shelley Winters in a still from The Poseidon Adventure (1972). Gene Hackman and Shelley Winters in a still from The Poseidon Adventure (1972).
Gene Hackman and Shelley Winters in a still from The Poseidon Adventure (1972).

Asian cinema

Five thriller films set on boats, from Nicole Kidman turn that got Tom Cruise’s attention to Kung Fu Cannibals, Philippine-set genre buster

  • Airport meets The Towering Inferno in The Poseidon Adventure, and Peter Ustinov plays Hercule Poirot in Death on the Nile, both star-studded studio blockbusters
  • Then there is Crazed Fruit – a seaborne Rebel Without A Cause – and Kidman and Sam Neill as grieving parents in stripped-down survival thriller Dead Calm

Topic |   Asian cinema
Gene Hackman and Shelley Winters in a still from The Poseidon Adventure (1972). Gene Hackman and Shelley Winters in a still from The Poseidon Adventure (1972).
Gene Hackman and Shelley Winters in a still from The Poseidon Adventure (1972).
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