Caine has this remarkable ability to survive Allen's alleged creativity. He's managed to keep his career going despite this movie and THE SWARM, which, in itself, is a tribute to his immense personal charm. Not so for Allen, who has become a schlockmeister of disaster and bad taste. You can
always tell an Allen film, even without looking at the credits. A name cast, a terrible event, and dialog that ranges from boring to embarrassing. Here is Gallico's same premise as a luxury liner gets hit by tidal wave (odd that it hasn't affected the cruise line business at all). Caine, Malden,
and Field battle Savalas for salvage rights; an explosion occurs, and they're all st...