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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
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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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Diving bell had open hatch to sea kept open with pressure in cabin for dives & diving bell moored itself onto an structure submerged. 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 »

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[the three mutineers awake on the lagoon shore.]
Jacko: Holy Saint Hilda! Where are we?
Fenn: Grogan, what's happened to us? Where's the Texas Rose and the others?
Grogan: Take it easy, kid. We're alive. And that's good enough for now.
[Jacko spots Greg and the others swimming towards them.]
Jacko: And we're not the only ones. Hey! Skipper!
Grogan: Don't get too carried away, Jacko! Daniels might have some idea of what we were up to!
Jacko: Oh.
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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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