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The Phantom Empire (1988)

R  |  Video  |   |  Horror  |  17 August 1989 (USA)
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When a man-eating cave creature appears with a fortune in uncut diamonds around his neck, Dr. Chambers' daughter Denae hires adventurers C & C Salvage to find the underground source of the ... See full summary »

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The Phantom Empire (TV Movie 1988)
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Edited version of the 1935 Mascot serial "The Phantom Empire" released to television in a syndication package.

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Cort Eastman
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Eddy Colchilde
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Prof. Strock
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Denae Chambers
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Bill
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The Alien Queen
Michelle Bauer ...
Cave Bunny
Michael Sonye ...
Picnic Guy (as Michael D. Sonye)
Victoria Alexander ...
Picnic Girl
Duffy ...
Simon
Tony Lorea ...
Pedro
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Gary J. Levinson ...
Mutant
Dan Malloy ...
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When a man-eating cave creature appears with a fortune in uncut diamonds around his neck, Dr. Chambers' daughter Denae hires adventurers C & C Salvage to find the underground source of the gems. Accompanied by archeaological intern Andrew Paris, mineralogist Prof. Strock, and C&C's scruffy owners Cort Eastman and Eddy Colchilde, Denea's hopes of emerging from her famous father's shadow become as remote as getting out of the caves alive! Written by Sister Grimm <srgrimm@teleport.com>

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The giant spit Susan Stokey is tied to was originally made for and used in History of the World: Part I (1981). See more »

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Robots and dinosaurs
26 February 2008 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

Despite the title, not a remake of the 1935 trash classic with Gene Autry. In this Fred Olen Ray movie, an expedition enters a (very bright) dark cave and discovers cave girls including the cute Michelle Bauer, dinosaurs, cannibals, a robot firing green laser beams and, above all, the voluptuous Sybil Danning as a black leather alien queen. Now, read it slowly again. Does that make any sense? No, it doesn't, you can't even land a space ship in a cave with walls all around. Therefore, no need to argue whether it's a bad movie, since you already know the answer. This is mindless fun for a special audience, and if you like to see Sybil Danning kill a tiny stop animation dinosaur with a spear, get your copy.


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