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City Beneath the Sea (1971)

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
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Commander Patterson
Burr DeBenning ...
Aguila (as Burr De Benning)
Susana Miranda ...
Elena
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Barton
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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)
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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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25 January 1971 (USA)  »

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La ciudad bajo el mar  »

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Trivia

The aquanoid character, Agulia, swims very similar to 'Patrick Duffy''s water breathing character in the series Man from Atlantis (1977). See more »

Goofs

The asteroid that hit the earth 65 million years ago was only about 6 miles across. An asteroid/planetoid 10 miles across made up of such dense matter would cause such devastation that most, if not all, life would be destroyed. See more »

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Opening credits prologue: JUNE 12 2053 THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

THE SAME DAY NEW YORK CITY See more »

Connections

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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