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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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

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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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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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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