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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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Greg Collinson
Peter Gilmore ...
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Delphine
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Atmir
Hal Galili ...
Grogan
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Professor Aitken
Ashley Knight ...
Sandy
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Atsil
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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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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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Classic fantasy.
13 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

I don't know what people have against this movie. Okay, so some of the special effects aren't great, but to be honest I prefer films like this which have interesting plots, solid characters and imaginative scenery to the kind of effects-dependent trash Hollywood is currently churning out without care or interest.

The story involves scientists intending to explore under the ocean with the use of a diving-bell. However, after they find a gold statue they, together with most of the crew of their ship, are abducted by a giant octopus and taken to the lost undersea world of Atlantis.

This is a classic and highly entertaining film with good performances from the cast and atmospheric settings with appropriately haunting music.


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