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Captain Nemo and the Underwater City (1969)

G  |   |  Adventure, Family, Fantasy  |  21 December 1969 (UK)
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When Captain Nemo saves the passengers of a sinking ship and takes them to his Utopian underwater city he discovers that not all of his guests agree to remain there forever.

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Senator Robert Fraser
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Helena Beckett
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Mala
John Turner ...
Joab
Bill Fraser ...
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Swallow Bath
Allan Cuthbertson ...
Lomax
Christopher Hartstone ...
Phillip Beckett
Ian Ramsey ...
Adam
John Moore ...
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Anthony Bailey ...
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Alan Barry ...
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Vincent Harding ...
Mate Navigator
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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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Laugh-able production but a charming story
13 November 2005 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

'Captain Nemo and the Underwater City' is a film about a crew who is shipwrecked and then picked up by Captain Nemo in an underwater city where they must remain and never tell anyone about the underwater city. The film explores the underwater city and the way that the people live here. It's like a utopia, and the underwater life is quite imaginative. I was hoping for a little more scenes about the city and the way that people live here, but the story is taken over by a few of the crew who try to escape with gained knowledge.

The special effects are a little to be desired. In fact, some of the acting itself is also a little laughable. It's got its flaws, and it is one of those films where you can sit back and poke some fun at the characters and events in the film.


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