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Goliath Awaits (1981)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Adventure, Sci-Fi, Drama  |  11 November 1981 (USA)
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During World War II the passenger liner "Goliath" is sunk by a German submarine. Portions of the ship's hull remain airtight, and some of the passengers and crew survive. Over the decades ... See full summary »

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Peter Cabot
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John McKenzie
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Adm. Wiley Sloan
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Ronald Bentley
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Dr. Sam Marlowe
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Cmdr. Jeff Selkirk
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Dan Wesker
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Dr. Goldman
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Sen. Oliver Bartholomew
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Mrs. Bartholomew
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Paul Ryker
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Lea McKenzie
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Lew Bascomb
George Innes ...
Dave Winter
Lori Lethin ...
Maria
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During World War II the passenger liner "Goliath" is sunk by a German submarine. Portions of the ship's hull remain airtight, and some of the passengers and crew survive. Over the decades they build a rigidly regulated society completely isolated from the surface world, until in contemporary times a diving team begins to explore the wreck. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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40 years ago it sank, now... Goliath Awaits. See more »


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11 November 1981 (USA)  »

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Goliath - Sensation nach 40 Jahren  »

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One of the submersibles at the end is the Alvin, the sub that Bob Ballard first explored Titanic in, when he first discovered the ship in 1986. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Sam Marlowe: I'm gonna have to help you put this on.
Dr. Goldman: No. I've decided to stay.
Dr. Sam Marlowe: Why?
Dr. Goldman: This will be easier to deal with.
Dr. Sam Marlowe: Easier than livin'?
Dr. Goldman: For me, yes.
Dr. Sam Marlowe: Come on. Get into this. You can always kill yourself later.
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Referenced in Intimate Portrait: Emma Samms (2002) See more »

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Written by George Duning
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Goliath Awaits
10 July 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

After 20 years I had the luck to find a video with the 3 Hour version. I must say, I liked it again. Especcialy because it was made for television (good work for such a budget). The story is good, this about a society created in disaster times. I have dived myself. Imagine, diving and finding a ship, still occupied. I love films were the story goes about finding long lost stuff (An old spaceship moving thru space, thinks that staid untouched throughout the years) Well this is one of those kind. Even after 20 years (I searched but could find it again, but it stayed in my head, gives the impact that the movie made) the seen in witch the girl got an injection, gave me the same shiver (as did 20 y ago). It was one of my favorites end will stay that. I'll hope they release it on DVD again. I know, people are looking for it.

Greets


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