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  • Its New Year’s Eve on the Poseidon – a state of the art cruise liner on its way to New York – as partying voyagers lift their glasses and toast the future, little do they realize their predicament. Rapidly approaching, is a 150-foot rogue wave that when it strikes, Poseidon is turned upside down. 

    Director Wolfgang Petersen (The Perfect Storm, Troy, Das Boot) returns to the sea with a thrill-packed, edge of your seat action feature. Josh Lucas, Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfuss and Emmy Rossum are among the group of survivors that are determined to try to fight their way to the surface through the disorienting upside-down maze of twisted steel. As the unstable vessel rapidly fills with water and explosions burst around them, they fight against time for their own survival and for each other. With stunning special effects and awesome nail-biting tension, this is a non-stop adventure that doesn’t come up for air.

  • Brad Pitt picks up a sword and brings a muscular, brooding presence to the role of Greek warrior Achilles in this spectacular retelling of The Iliad. 

    Orlando Bloom and Diane Kruger play the legendary lovers who plunge the world into war, Eric Bana portrays the prince who dares to confront Achilles, and Peter O’Toole rules Troy as King Priam. Director Wolfgang Petersen recreates a long-ago world of mighty warships, clashing armies, the massive fortress city and the towering trojan horse.

  • Welcome to Hell.  100 foot waves, hurricane force winds and the thunderous roaring that can only mean one thing: you have entered The Perfect Storm.  

    George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg fight for survival as their fishing vessel, the Andrea Gail is ensnared in a freak weather system made of not one, but three gigantic storms. Their masterful acting combined with incredible state of the art special effects bring this true story to vivid life. Wolfgang Petersen (Das Boot, Air Force One) directs this gritty edge-of-seat adventure, where man confronts the awesome power of nature with terrifying consequences.

  • Your heart is racing. You shiver with fear. You’ve caught what’s going around. You’ve got the fever, the frenzy and all the thrills. You’re watching Outbreak. Big-name stars join director Wolfgang Petersen (In the Line of Fire) for big excitement in this breathless technothriller. 

    Two-time Academy Award® winner Dustin Hoffman plays Sam Daniels, a take-charge army virologist trying to stave off global biological meltdown. A rare killer virus from the jungles of Zaire has taken hold in a California community. It knows no boundaries. Its mortality rate is 100%. And some say the only way to stop its spread is to firebomb the town and everyone in it. Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Donald Sutherland and more superb talents join Hoffman in this shocking, nail-biting tale of the day that could become doomsday.

  • When young Bastian borrows a mysterious, ornately bound book, he never dreams turning a page would draw him into a shimmering fantasy world of racing snails, hang-glider bats, soaring luckdragons, puckish elves, a Childlike Empress, the brave warrior Atreyu and a slab-faced walking quarry called a Rock Biter.

    Follow The NeverEnding Story to the limits  of the imagination, thanks to director/co-writer Wolfgang Petersen (The Perfect Storm) and a superstar team of technical tinkerers and magicians (with credits including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien and The Empire Strikes Back) who bring to life the most delightful characters ever. You’ll cherish this wide-eyed adventure and discover The NeverEnding Story is your story.