The movie has been remade twice, first for television in 2005, and then with the theatrical film Poseidon (2006). The latter was reviewed by Statler and Waldorf in From the Balcony, followed by a parody of what the movie might have been like as a musical.
- Red Buttons played James Martin in the original film
- Fergie played Gloria in Poseidon
- Leslie Nielsen played Captain Harrison in the original film
- Emmy Rossum played Jennifer Ramsey in Poseidon
- Gordon Thomson played Jay in Poseidon
- John Williams scored the original film