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Battle Beneath the Earth (1967)

 |  Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  15 May 1968 (USA)
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A Chinese general goes berserk and has a system of tunnels dug all the way from China to USA, under the Pacific Ocean! Wherever there is an important military base, he places atomic bombs. ... See full summary »

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Cmdr. Jonathan Shaw
Vivienne Ventura ...
Tila Yung (as Viviane Ventura)
Robert Ayres ...
Adm. Felix Hillebrand
Peter Arne ...
Arnold Kramer
Al Mulock ...
Sgt. Marvin Mulberry
Martin Benson ...
Gen. Chan Lu
Peter Elliott ...
Dr. Kengh Lee
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Sgt. Seth Hawkins
John Brandon ...
Maj. Frank Cannon
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Lt. Cmdr. Vance Cassidy (as Edward Bishop)
Bill Nagy ...
Col. Talbot Wilson
Sarah Brackett ...
Meg Webson
Paula Li Shiu ...
Dr. Arnn
David Spenser ...
Maj. Chai
Michael McStay ...
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A Chinese general goes berserk and has a system of tunnels dug all the way from China to USA, under the Pacific Ocean! Wherever there is an important military base, he places atomic bombs. US Navy soldiers go underground to repel the invaders. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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In the opening scene in the police car the back projection is shown flipped so that all the store names read backwards. This is probably because the scenes were shot in Britain, who drive on the left, but set in the USA, who drive on the right. See more »

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Arnold Kramer: You fool! They're twenty years ahead of us! They've got tunneling machines! They're coming in under us and you sit there like an idiot!
Cmdr. Jonathan Shaw: Easy...
Arnold Kramer: Don't you understand they're after us? They're going to wipe us out!
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A Classic Sci-Fi Movie
2 July 2001 | by (St. Louis, Missouri, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie classic, from the Golden Age of Sci-Fi films, is a movie to remember. USA vs China, with Jules Verne like settings and the requisite nuclear weaponry that goes with any 60's sci-fi setting.

Definitely worth watching again.


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