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Death Ship (1980)

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Survivors of a tragic shipping collision are rescued by a mysterious black ship which appears out of the fog. Little do they realise that the ship is actually a Nazi torture ship which has ... See full summary »

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Captain Ashland
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Trevor Marshall
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Nick
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Margaret Marshall
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Sylvia
Victoria Burgoyne ...
Lori
Jennifer McKinney ...
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Danny Higham ...
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Jackie
Murray Cruchley ...
Parsons (as Lee Murray)
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Seaman No. 1
Tony Sherwood ...
Seaman No. 2
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Survivors of a tragic shipping collision are rescued by a mysterious black ship which appears out of the fog. Little do they realise that the ship is actually a Nazi torture ship which has sailed the seas for years, luring unsuspecting sailors aboard and killing them off one by one. Written by Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>

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Out Of A Sea Of Endless Terror... Into A World Of Eternal Damnation. See more »


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Release Date:

7 March 1980 (USA)  »

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Cauchemar nazi  »

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CAD 4,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The make and model of the derelict mysterious black 'Flying Dutchman like' "Death Ship" was a deserted German World War II freighter which had once been a Kriegsmarine prison ship used for torturing. See more »

Goofs

When the group first comes up upon the ship after it sunk the cruise ship, you see one of the windows open up, you can clearly see a person's arm when he opens the window, it is supposed to be opened by a ghost, which it clearly isn't. See more »

Quotes

Trevor Marshall): Where do you plan to sail her?
Ashland: Into eternity, Marshall. Eternity.
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Edited from S.O.S. Titanic (1979) See more »

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Creepy and very atmospheric
3 March 2004 | by (Murfreesboro, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

Ok, we've already stated the fact that I LOVE b-movies. A lot of them are cheesy, badly acted, and have horrible plots. But that's what I love about them. And surely this film has all those right elements for a b-movie. But what this film does better than those other films, is that I manages to maintain atmospheric. Some of the scenes in this film were absolutely frightening! It kept me spellbound and wondering what was going to happen next. Even though, it was blatantly obvious and predictable. It still kept me guessing at certain parts. I give it a 9. Watch it if you are a die-hard horror fan or b-movie fan. Oh yeah, George Kennedy actually gave an award winning, creepy performance as the captain who wanted to take over the Nazi Freighter.


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