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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 ...
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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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The under water scenes of the torpedoes running toward the R.M.S.Goliath were taken from the film "The Enemy Below". 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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Lost Gem
23 April 2003 | by (san diego, CA) – See all my reviews

I remember this when it premiered in Nov. of 1981 when I was in the 7th grade. I remember the specifics very well, however other reviewers are wrong about a few of the facts. First off Christopher Lee's character was NOT the captain, he was the third officer of the ship and was in charge of the engine room. Second, the movie was not made to be a horror flick. I remember the T.V. Guide writeup about it then and it is a Mystery-Suspense story. Overall a very cool movie that had an interesting premise of what if? What if the Queen Mary sank or the Queen Elizabeth sank and what would the people be like after 40 years of isolation from the world. Lee is the most noteable when it comes to the acting. I like the other actors in the film but I will say that Mark Harmon, who is a good actor, in this one really overacted a few times. All in all a great story, decent acting and cool sets.


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