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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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Adm. Michael Matthews
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Brett
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Lia Holmes
Robert Colbert ...
Cmdr. Woody Patterson
Burr DeBenning ...
Aguila (as Burr De Benning)
Susana Miranda ...
Elena
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The President
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Dr. Ziegler
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Dr. Talty
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Barton
Sugar Ray Robinson ...
Capt. Hunter
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Prof. Holmes
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Bill Holmes
Tom Drake ...
Gen. Putnam
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Blonde Woman (as Sheila Mathews)
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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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Trivia

Burr DeBenning, who played the water-breathing Aguila, would play a similar role in Man from Atlantis (1977), as a water-breathing alien who fought the title character in the episode "The Death Scouts". See more »

Goofs

In the fight scene between Adm. Mathews and Brett in the vault. Brett is thrown against a pile of gold bars but the entire pile can be seen to start tipping over. Solid gold bars would be too heavy to be pushed over this way. Also the pile tips without any individual blocks moving out of place, revealing this to be a prop wall probably made of wood. All the other piles did not topple when pushed against. See more »

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Good movie if you enjoy work by Irwin Allen
16 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a kid I had this movie on Viewmaster in 1972, on 3 reels I really liked it then. Never had it on VHS, but was glad I waited to get it on DVD. Which finally I did. I enjoyed movie when it came out, enjoyed the cast, especially Robert Wagner, Rosemary Forsythe, and Robert Colbert, I really like all the people that were used as guest stars. And I enjoyed the city and that they used the flying sub from "Voyage to the bottom of the sea", in the movie. I liked the sets, the costumes were excellent, the US Navy really should consider naval uniforms like the costume department used in the movie, the music supplied as very good, I certainly wish this had become a Television show, at the time it aired on broadcast I thought it was a Pilot for an upcoming TV show, sadly that never happened.


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