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Warlords of the Deep (1978)
"Warlords of Atlantis" (original title)

 -  Fantasy | Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  May 1978 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Greg Collinson
Peter Gilmore ...
Charles Aitken
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Captain Daniels
Lea Brodie ...
Delphine
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Atmir
Hal Galili ...
Grogan
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Fenn
Derry Power ...
Jacko
Donald Bisset ...
Professor Aitken
Ashley Knight ...
Sandy
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Briggs
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Atsil
Daniel Massey ...
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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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From the depth of space they came to vanish beneath the sea...


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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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At the beginning of the movie, the meteorite is already on fire before it reaches Earth's atmosphere, and continues burning even as it's sinking into the ocean. See more »

Quotes

Atmir: That is Troi, the third city. We can rest there.
Charles Aitken: The third city?
Greg Collinson: So what happened to one and two?
Atmir: They are lost beneath the waters of the outer limits....forever.
Captain Daniels: What, just to rot?
Atmir: All things decay. We control many things, but even we cannot make time stand still.
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Pure 70's cheese food
4 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

This film is the best of the Doug Maclure-Burrows films. Of course its bad, but in the best way. Tons of the monsters and effects that you loved as a kid! Harrihausen stop-motion animation in all its choppy glory still has an endearing quality that the sterile CGI effects of today could never duplicate.


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