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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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Robert Wagner is credited as "Special Guest Star". This is an unusual credit listing that first began with Jonathan Harris in his Dr. Smith role from Lost in Space (1965). 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 »

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Interesting, fun movie - the good guys win!
15 August 2001 | by (Perth, Western Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in the early 1970s and it was a great matinee entertainer. Lots of action, thrills and spills. Neat sets (for the time) and a strong lead (Stuart Whitman) with good supporting characters. Remember that this is essentially a bit of low-budget escapism, don't expect too much and you'll enjoy the ride. Great, harmless way to get youngsters interested in sci-fi - and a marvellous excuse for Dad's especially to relive their growing years as they watch along!


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