The Poseidon Adventure

The Poseidon Adventure quotes

39 total quotes (ID: 460)

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Primary cast
Reverend Frank Scott


Mike Rogo: This is the first trip since we got married.
Linda Rogo: Yeah, and why we didn't fly, I'll never know.
Reverend Frank Scott: Well, since I'm in charge. let's make a toast.
Linda Rogo: Great. What do we drink to?
Reverend Frank Scott: To love.
Linda Rogo: Here here, to love. [to Mike] To love, dummy!
Mike Rogo: Oh.


Captain Harrison: [discussing the approaching wave] It seems to be piling up those shallows... By the way, Happy New Year.
First Officer Larsen: Thank you, sir. Same to you.
Captain Harrison: [returning to the conversation] What's its speed?
First Officer Larsen: 60 knots, sir.
Captain Harrison: It must be mountainous...

Captain Harrison: [over intercom to radio room] Sparks!
Wireless Operator: Yes, sir!
Captain Harrison: Get of a Mayday!
Wireless Operator: [puzzled] Mayday, sir?
Captain Harrison: Yes, I said Mayday, Mayday, Mayday!

Linda Rogo: [dazed] Jesus Christ. What happened?
Reverend Frank Scott: We've turned over.
Mike Rogo: Linda, Linda honey, are you all right?
Linda Rogo: Hi... where the hell have you been?
Mike Rogo: What do you think? Flying around on my ass.

Purser: For God's sake, Reverend, what you're doing is suicide!
Reverend Frank Scott: We're cut off from the rest of the world. They can't get to us. Maybe we can got to them. You've said enough, now get out of the way.
Purser: Pray for us, but don't do this! [to the others] Climbing to another deck will kill you all!
Reverend Frank Scott: And sitting on our butts is not gonna to help us either! Maybe by climbing out of here, we can save ourselves. If you've got any sense, you'll come along with us. [to Rogo] Grab ahold.

Reverend Frank Scott: Your place is with the living. If you don't come with us, her death is meaningless, now come on.
Manny Rosen: All right, you go first. I want to stay with her a little longer.
Reverend Frank Scott: You've got one minute.

Manny Rosen: Belle, be careful.
Belle Rosen: You think I'm planning on being careless? [dives in]
Mike Rogo: What the hell does he think she's doing?!
Manny Rosen: Let her go. She knows what she's doing.

Mike Rogo: What the hell happened? You didn't pull the rope.
Reverend Frank Scott: I got trapped. Mrs. Rosen freed me.
Mike Rogo: Thanks Mrs. Rogo, if it hadn't been for you, none of us-- [discovers Mrs. Rosen is dead] Aww, Jesus!
Reverend Frank Scott: Go back and tell the others.
Mike Rogo: And what do I tell him?
Reverend Frank Scott: Tell him nothing!
Mike Rogo: Ya had a lotta guts, lady... a lotta guts.

Reverend Frank Scott: Through the kitchen and go deeper and deeper in the ship till we reach the hull. That way!
Mike Rogo: And you just kick out the bottom and we swim ashore, huh?
Linda Rogo: Or maybe you could yell "This is the police" and it'll open right up!
Mike Rogo: Don't be a smart ass!

Linda Rogo: This is a bunch of crap. We're sinking and nothing's going to keep us from drowning.
Mike Rogo: Keep moving.
Manny Rosen: He's right, Mrs. Rogo, there are air pockets all over the ship.
Linda Rogo: Air pockets?
Manny Rogen: Yes, just because that deck is flooded doesn't mean this one will.

Belle Rosen: You see, swimming through the corridors and up and down these stairwells, I'm the only one trained to do things like that.
Linda Rogo: Will you shut up?!

James Martin: What do I tell I tell the others?
Mike Rogo: Tell them to break out their hymnbooks and start singing "Nearer My God To Thee"!

[The deck behind the group is flooding rapidly.]
Nonnie Parry: How long will we stay afloat?
James Martin: [gently] Long enough.
Robin Shelby: The Andrea Doria stayed afloat 10 hours before she sank.
James Martin: You see, Nonnie, everything's gonna be alright. We have a long time to go.
Mike Rogo: Come on, keep moving, keep moving.

Gene Hackman: Rev. Frank Scott

Ernest Borgnine: Det. Lt. Mike Rogo