Some unknown maniac is threatening a navigation company to blow up one of its luxury transatlantics, the "Britannic", now in high sea with 1200 passengers. He is asking for a £500,000 ransom, otherwise the 7 bombs aboard will explode. An experienced anti-bomb squad is sent to the "Britannic", but although all the bombs are located, a very high skill level will be necessary to dismantle them. Perhaps that task is impossible... Written by
Luis Carvacho <email@example.com>
Just one last chance to become a hero! [Clifton James]
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Did You Know?
The project was originally to be directed by Bryan Forbes. After his departure, Don Taylor was hired, but departed four weeks before shooting was to begin. Richard Lester then came on board. He rewrote the script with Alan Plater. Writer/Producer Richard Alan Simmons was unhappy with the changes and had his name taken off the film, choosing to be credited as "Richard de Koker". See more
On one of its fly pasts, the Hercules aircraft carrying the bomb disposal team has its rear tail door in the fully open position, yet the next scene is of the rear door being opened. See more
Lt. Cmdr. Anthony Fallon
May you inherit the earth.
Yeah, six feet of it, I think.