The Poseidon Adventure

The Poseidon Adventure quotes

39 total quotes (ID: 460)

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Primary cast
Reverend Frank Scott


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?!


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.

Robin Shelby: Why don't you shove it?
Susan Shelby: [angrily] Don't you ever say that to me again!
Robin Shelby: Shove it! Shove it! Shove it!

[looking up to God] What more do you want of us? We've come all this way, no thanks to you. We did on our own no help from you. We did ask you to fight for us but damn it, don't fight against us! Leave us alone! How many more sacrifices? How much more blood? How many more lives? Belle wasn't enough. Acres wasn't. Now this girl! You want another life? Then take me! [turns to face the suriviors] You can make it, keep going! Rogo, get them through!

Nurse Gina Rowe: [patiently] They're suppositories, Mr. Rogo. You don't swallow them.
Mike Rogo: Then what the hell do you do with them?
Linda Rogo: For Christ's sake, I know what to do with suppositories! Just get them outta here!

Ernest Borgnine: Det. Lt. Mike Rogo

Mr. Linarcos: Your business is to deliver this ship where we want it! When we want it!
Captain Harrison: Running an unstable ship at full ahead is dangerous!
Mr. Linarcos: I'm sure!
Captain Harrison: Especially one as old as this!
Mr. Linarcos: I'm sure I don't have to remind you of my legal right to have you relieved of command. Three other officers here have their Master's License. Now, order Full Ahead!
Captain Harrison: You irresponsible bastard.

So what resolution should we make for the new year? It's to let God know that you have the guts and the will to do it alone. Resolve to fight for yourselves, and for others, for those you love. And that part of God within you will be fighting with you all the way.

Carol Lynley: Nonnie Parry

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.

Arthur O'Connell: Chaplain John

Please, God, not this woman. Not this woman.

Jack Albertson: Manny Rosen

Stella Stevens: Linda Rogo

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.