Celebrity Smackdowns! “Hell, Upside Down!” The Disastrous Duo Of “Poseidon Adventure!” And “Towering Inferno!”

Here’s a very entertaining disaster of a weekend double bill for you!

johnrieber

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“Hell, Upside Down!”
Take a moment to enjoy what is, without a doubt, one of the greatest movie tag lines of all time! “Hell, Upside Down!” Time to enjoy some classic movie mayhem. And time also to have a celebrity CATFIGHT!

That’s right, let’s go back to the 70’s, an era when disaster movies were BIG – and the Star feuds were BIGGER!

best disaster films

The Master Of Disaster!

There was an era in the 70’s when “disaster pictures” were the rage: huge blockbusters like “The Towering Inferno” with Steve McQueen and Paul Newman:

the towering inferno poster

But did you know how McQueen referred to Newman in conversations?

“That Fuckwit!”

Well, thanks to the great british film magazine EMPIRE, I’ve got a bunch of anecdotes about stars who hated other stars while acting in huge blockbuster disaster films!

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I subscribe to EMPIRE – a truly great movie magazine full of great reviews, interviews, on-location reports…

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2 replies

  1. I missed this post the first time round, John. I really liked The Poseidon Adventure when I saw it at the cinema. Mind you, I was mainly attracted by Stella Stevens, as I was hot for her back then! 🙂
    But I thought Shelly Winters did a great job of taking it all very seriously.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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