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 »
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
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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 »
At the beginning of the movie a ship's officer reports that there is no radar traffic. In 1939 Radar was a closely guarded military secret. Few knew about it and no passenger liner, no matter how luxurious, would have been fitted with the equipment. See more »
For years, he's been murdering people, and you've known about it.
Dr. Sam Marlowe:
Yes, you have, and you've condoned it.
My father... he started it all. The Supreme Council insisted. When he died, I didn't want to know. I couldn't face the truth.
Dr. Sam Marlowe:
So you let Wesker & his thugs do it for you. Just like the Nazis.
It was a matter of survival! There were too many mouths to feed.
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An ocean liner goes down during WWII and a number of passengers survive and establish a civilization under the sea in the wreck. The film starts out good but then begins to wither. Too many little subplots are injected into the story, which sink it. (No pun intended) It begins to take on a Voyage to the Bottom of The Sea TV series episode type plot and the chilling Twilight Zone potential of the picture is lost. Christopher Lee does a superb job as the ship captain and is the film only really interesting character. A man who has gone from captain of the ship to absolute God in his underwater kingdom. The other characters particularly the Navy personnel who discover the wreck are weak to say the least. John Carradine co-stars as a silent film star who was aboard the liner when it went down and is now revered by the younger generation as one of the `Elders' Frank Gorshin is also aboard as the captains sinister law enforcer.
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