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Raise the Titanic (1980) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • A group of Americans are interested in raising the ill-fated Ocean liner Titanic. One of the team members finds out the Russians also have plans to raise the ship from its watery grave. Why all the interest ? A rare mineral on board could be used to power a sound beam that will knock any missile out of the air when entering us airspace.

    - Written by Colin Tinto <cst@imdb.com>
  • The American military have a experimental defense system that requires an extremely rare mineral in order to work. Investigations prove that the only known source of this mineral is in the Soviet Union, but it is known that around the turn of the century a miner exported some of the mineral. Hopes are dashed when it is learned that he transported the mineral aboard the Titanic. But perhaps the Titanic can be salvaged.

    - Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>
  • To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm

Synopsis

The film opens on the fictional island of Svardlov in the far North Sea above the Soviet Union in the year 1982 where an American spy breaks into an old mine where he discovers the frozen body of a US Army sergeant and mining expert Jake Hobart...

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