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City Beneath the Sea (1971)

A group of 21st-century colonists inhabit the underwater city called Pacifica. They find they must defend the city against hostile alien forces.

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Barton
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Professor Holmes
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Dr. Ziegler
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Captain Lunderson (as Bill Bryant)
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Young Officer (as Bob Dowdell)
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In the 21st-century, a former underwater scientific installation has been repurposed as a city, known as Pacifica to the colonists who inhabit it. Now the U. S. government has plans to store the Ft. Knox gold reserves there, along with a fantastic new radioactive element. But, someone has plans of stealing the gold, and to make matters worse;, the city faces imminent destruction by an asteroid heading towards it. 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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Trivia

The actress credited as "Sheila Mathews", who plays Blonde Woman, is actually Irwin Allen's wife, Sheila Allen. See more »

Goofs

In the fight scene between Adm. Matthews 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 »

Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: JUNE 12, 2053 THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

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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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