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Warlords of the Deep (1978)

Warlords of Atlantis (original title)
Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition's ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of ... See full summary »

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Atmir
Hal Galili ...
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Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition's ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of Atlantis. The diving bell destroyed, a deep sea monster attacks the boat. They are all dragged to the bottom of the sea where they meet the inhabitants of the lost continent, an advance alien race makes slaves of the ship-wrecked sailors. The aliens want to rule the human world to create a nazi state. Due to his high IQ, they think that Charles may join them. Greg and the team will need the help of Delphine, the daughter of a slave, to escape the city surrounded by evil creatures... Written by Christophe Tronche <tronche@lri.fr>

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Seven Cities of Atlantis  »

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Daniel Massey was a late casting choice replacing an actor who dropped out. See more »

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An open diving bell cannot go very deep unless it is pressurised. For an open diving bell it would require increasing volumes of air to be pumped into it.

Without pressurisation, the air inside the bell would be at the same pressure as the water - it would literally crush the bell but not until all occupants had been squeezed to death. See more »

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Greg Collinson: A city. A city in the middle of the Atlantic ocean?
Atmir: You will not find it on any map. But you know its name.
Charles Aitken: Atlantis!
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Fantastic adventures full of monsters in lost continent of Atlantis
24 July 2009 | by See all my reviews

Searching for treasures, a scientific, his son (Peter Gilmore) and Greg Collinson (Doug McClure) are double-crossed by their crew (John Ratzenberger: Cheers, among others).When they're into a diving bell are attacked by a sea monster and the sailors are dragged by a giant octopus. The ship-wrecked crew find inhabitants of the lost world of Atlantis, the lost continent written by Platon. It's ruled by an alien race(Michael Gothard,Daniel Massey and Cyd Charisse) from Mars which wish to rule the human beings and the creation a totalitarian state.

This fantasy picture packs thrills, action, weird monsters, lively pace and fantastic scenarios. The monsters are the real stars of this production and its chief attribute. The tale is silly and laughable but the effects and action are quite well. Among the most spectacular of its visuals there are a deeply shrouded caverns full of monsters roaring menacingly towards the camera, the attack of a giant lizard on a fortress, and the futuristic backgrounds of Atlantis . Some illogical parts in the argument are more than compensated for the excitement provided by Roger Dicken's monsters, though sometimes are a little bit cheesy. Filmed in glimmer cinematography by Alan Hume on location in Malta and in Pinewood studios , England. Colorful and stirring musical score by Vickers. This is the fourth collaboration between producer John Dark and director Kevin Connor who also made in similar style : ¨The land that time forgot(1975)¨, ¨All the Earth's core(76)¨, ¨The people that time forgot(77)¨mostly starred by Doug McClure and with Dicken as the monster-maker. The film will appeal to kids who swallow whole and sit convulsed in their armchair.


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