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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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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Latitude Zero  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Lucretia, the evil Malic's companion, was played by 'Patricia Medina'. At the time this was filmed, she was married to Joseph Cotten who was playing good guy Captain Craig McKenzie. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in The War in Space (1977) See more »

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Interesting Trivia
16 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Interesting note: "Suitamation" acting Legend Harou Nakajima play the Winged Lion in this Film, Nakajima was Godzilla for the first 20 years of Godzilla Movies, He also portrayed such Giant Monster legends as, Rodan, Varan, Mougera (The Mysterians) and the front section of Mothra.

That's what I love so much about this film, what other Movie can have the same actors that portrayed Godzilla & the Joker in the same scene!

I agree with the above Review, I have been a Daikaijuologist my whole life, and have seen just about every suitamation film Toho ever made, the suit work and miniatures in Latitude Zero have no rival & this is INDEED one of Toho's most underrated works.


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