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Latitude Zero (1969)

Ido zero daisakusen (original title)
A journalist is saved by a giant submarine captained by a 200 year old man who takes him to an underwater paradise city where no one ages. That's when monsters and mutants sent by the captain's rival, a 200 year old scientist, attack.

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Cast

Cast overview:
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Capt. Craig McKenzie / Cmdr. Glenn McKenzie
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Dr. Malic / Lt. Hastings
Akira Takarada ...
Dr. Ken Tashiro
Masumi Okada ...
Dr. Jules Masson
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Perry Lawton
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Lucretia
Tetsu Nakamura ...
Dr. Okada
Mari Nakayama ...
Tsuruko Okada
Akihiko Hirata ...
Dr. Sugata
Wataru Ômae ...
Advisor
Hikaru Kuroki ...
Capt. Kroiga
Linda Haynes ...
Dr. Anne Barton
Susumu Kurobe ...
Chin
Burr Middleton ...
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Flying Lion / Giant Rat
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A journalist is saved by a giant submarine captained by a 200 year old man who takes him to an underwater paradise city where no one ages. That's when monsters and mutants sent by the captain's rival, a 200 year old scientist, attack.

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Discover the incredible world of tomorrow... 15 miles straight down at LATITUDE ZERO


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Release Date:

26 July 1969 (Japan)  »

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Latitude Zero  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

His screenplay, based on his original stories, would be the last work in the film industry for Ted Sherdeman, ending a career in motion pictures that lasted about 20 years. See more »

Goofs

Obvious wires visible when the bat creature swoops down to attack the heroes during the climactic battle in the laboratory. See more »

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Referenced in Shin Godzilla (2016) See more »

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21 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This truly is the father of modern day Power Rangers, Star Blazers and much,much more. Not only does this have great US actors, but has all the classical features we now see in everyday television and movies. Example: People dressed up in Bat creature costumes, Flying submarines, etc. In contrast to todays movies with would seem to be rather lame, but overall if you take the total context of what is being shown you'll love it. It is not every day that you see great actors interacting with special effects creatures and under the direction of a great Japanesse director. Remember this try as you might you can not see this movie today due to it's being shelved back in Japan. I have tried to obtain it, tried to get various TV stations to play it all to no avail.


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