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Captain Nemo and the Underwater City (1969)

 -  Adventure | Family | Fantasy  -  July 1969 (UK)
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When their sailing ship founders at sea, several of the passengers are rescued and find themselves aboard a submarine in the command of Captain Nemo. They are amazed to find that Nemo has ... See full summary »

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When their sailing ship founders at sea, several of the passengers are rescued and find themselves aboard a submarine in the command of Captain Nemo. They are amazed to find that Nemo has built a vast underwater city. Men, women and children all live in harmony in Nemo's idyllic paradise that is free of war and lives off the riches that they've found at the bottom of sea. The new arrivals are distressed to learn however that as they've now seen the city, they cannot leave and must live there for the rest of their days. That doesn't sit well with many of the new arrivals some of whom set about to find a way to leave at whatever cost. Written by garykmcd

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Nanette Newman was only cast after couple of actress including a Bond Girl passed. See more »

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Although the movie takes place during the Civil War, Chuck Connors' character talks about growing up in Kansas, which didn't become a state until 1861 at the beginning of the Civil War. See more »

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Swallow Bath: [after rejecting an offer by the panicky Mr. Lomax to attempt to escape] I thought you wanted to leave.
Barnaby Bath: But not with that one. To get out of this place is going to take a very cool head. And that one's nearly lost his already.
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" One can control their world, but not their hearts "
5 June 2010 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

In the incredible futuristic world of Jules Verne, the story of Captain Nemo and his crew are forever etched in the minds of adventure seeking readers. This movie is called " Captain Nemo and the Underwater city " and set in the world of the 1800's. The story is taken from one of the many adventurous stories concerning Verne's mysterious Captain Nemo (Robert Ryan). In this chapter a group of drowning passengers are rescued by Nemo's futuristic crew and taken to his incredible Underwater city. There they discover a fantastic world which he offers then as a permanent resident. However several of the survivors don't which to remain and try to escape. The stars playing the reluctantly survivors include Chuck Connors, Bill Fraser, Kenneth Connor and Allan Cuthbertson. The others include Helena Beckett (Nanette Newman) and Phillip Beckett (Christopher Hartstone). The film is a genuine Classic and one which entertains audiences as well today and it did back in 1969. Great fun. ****


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