I wouldn't put a lot of faith on what the captain says. I'm an architect, and these boats weren't designed to float upside down.
After playing water games with "The Perfect Storm" six years previously, director Wolfgang Petersen returns to the water to reimage 1972's "The Poseidon Adventure" (novel by Paul Gallico). Story essentially finds a cruise liner capsized by chaotic weather and survivors try to make their way out of an upside world before the boat either sinks or the inrushing water drowns them.
The original is one of the highlights of the disaster genre that burst forth in the 1... read the rest.