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The Raiders of Atlantis (1983)
"I predatori di Atlantide" (original title)

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A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami, Florida, unearth an ancient Atlantean relic from the sea floor and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Connelly ...
Mike Ross
Gioia Scola ...
Dr. Cathy Rollins (as Marie Fields in US version)
Tony King ...
Mohammed / Washington
Stefano Mingardo ...
Klaus Nemnez (as Mike Miller)
Ivan Rassimov ...
Bill Cook
Giancarlo Prati ...
Frank (as John Blade)
Bruce Baron ...
Crystal Skull
George Hilton ...
Professor Peter Saunders
Mike Monty ...
George (as Mike Monti)
Michele Soavi ...
James (as Michael Soavi)
Adriana Giuffrè ...
(as Audrey Perkins)
Maurizio Fardo ...
Larry Stoddard (as Morris Fard)
Lewis E. Ciannelli ...
Oil Rig Commander (as Benny Lewis)
John Vasallo ...
Manuel
James Demby
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A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami, Florida, unearth an ancient Atlantean relic from the sea floor and bring in an expert to make some sense of it. But while attempting to raise the sub, radioactive leakage from its missles triggers the re-emergence of Atlantis, and the resulting tidal wave destroys the platform and leaves only a small group of survivors. Rescued by two Vietnamvets-turned-heavies who are out relaxing after their latest job, their boat eventually runs aground on a Carribean island nearby where, upon going ashore, it is discovered that everything has been destroyed and everybody killed. The culprits, a vicious group of well-armed raiders, and their leader, Crystal Skull, are descendants of Atlantis' original race who set about reclaiming the world and adding the survivors to the list of victims as they struggle to stay alive and defeat the raiders and send Atlantis back to the ocean floor. Written by Paul Morris <halloween_morry@hotmail.com>

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atlantis | island | miami florida | skull | sea | See more »

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Action | Sci-Fi

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25 November 1983 (Italy)  »

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Atlantis Interceptors  »

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DIRECTOR CAMEO: [Ruggero Deodato] Assistant on oil rig. See more »

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Protective panels appear and disappear around the driver's seat of the CAM Transit bus before and after the roadblock explosion. See more »

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Frank: It's the judgment! God is gonna make us pay for our sins... He paid! And we're gonna pay.
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Featured in 42nd Street Forever: Blu-ray Edition (2012) See more »

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Santa Maria
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Written and Performed by Guido De Angelis and Maurizio De Angelis
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What can you say? Absolute Classic 80's Actioner...
15 June 2007 | by (Bournemouth, England(UK)) – See all my reviews

This film is in a league of it's own: I won't bother to re-state what every other person has already posted regarding the plot. Needless to say it makes no sense what-so-ever in the big scheme of things, but there is plenty of violence and preposterous characters such as the "Crystal Skull" liven things up no end. The best line in the whole film has to be "We can't move; we're immobilised" (by an invisible force field), so how come he can still move his jaw to speak? As I say ultimately in a league of it's own and one of the best examples of how practically any script was considered during the 80's as a potential blockbuster!


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