Big boats and their movies are expensive -- The numbers behind ''Poseidon''

Poseidon director Wolfgang Petersen is no stranger to big-budget boat movies.

$175 million

Top budget estimate of Poseidon, a remake of the 1972 campfest

$5 million

Budget of the original Poseidon Adventure, featuring Shelley Winters


Number of weather systems in a ”perfect storm,” the force behind Petersen’s 2000 flick


The number of feet by which Poseidon‘s CGI ship surpasses the actual RMS Titanic


Years since Petersen took to the seas with Das Boot