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City Beneath the Sea (1971)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  25 January 1971 (USA)
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A group of 21st-century colonists inhabit an underwater city called Pacifica. They find that they must defend their city against hostile alien forces.

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Admiral Matthews
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Lia Holmes
Robert Colbert ...
Commander Patterson
Burr DeBenning ...
Aguila (as Burr De Benning)
Susana Miranda ...
Elena
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Professor Holmes
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the President
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Dr. Ziegler
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Dr. Talty
Sugar Ray Robinson ...
Captain Hunter
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Bill Holmes
William Bryant ...
Captain Lunderson (as Bill Bryant)
Robert Dowdell ...
Young Officer (as Bob Dowdell)
Edward G. Robinson Jr. ...
Dr. Burkson
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A group of 21st-century colonists inhabit an underwater city called Pacifica. Originally intended as a purely scientific installation, the U. S. government wants to stash all its gold reserves from Fort Knox there, along with a fantastic new radioactive element. The brother of Pacifica's returning former commander plans to steal the gold and on top of that, the city faces destruction by an asteroid from outer space. Written by <darkobserver@hotmail.com>

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Theirs was the most dangerous mission in history . . . to save the world from total destruction!

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La ciudad bajo el mar  »

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Trivia

The glowing red planetoid that is bearing down on Earth had previously been a glowing green planetoid in Irwin Allen's TV series Land of the Giants (1968). See more »

Goofs

In the opening of the movie, the drilling rig is shown being destroyed in the Atlantic Ocean yet Dr. Talty later says it was destroyed off the Texas coast. Unless the Texas border has vastly expanded in the time setting of the movie, Texas has no Atlantic Ocean coast. See more »

Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: JUNE 12 2053 THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

THE SAME DAY NEW YORK CITY See more »

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Remake of City Beneath the Sea (1969) See more »

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I loved it as a kid...
12 November 2000 | by (Prescott, AZ USA) – See all my reviews

This movie came out when I was twelve years old. Although the effects are now cheesy compared to modern technology, at the time I loved it; it was perfect for a 12 year old. I remember at school the next day everyone saying how cool the movie was. It was perfect after having previously experiencing Lost in Space, Time Tunnel, Land of the Giants, etc... Irwin Allen knew how to entertain kids of that era.


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