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The Phantom Empire (1988)

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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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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Himself
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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Too cheap to be good, but Danning is always a plus
13 July 2011 | by (Williamsburg, VA) – See all my reviews

Another 80s Fred Olen Ray flick I had never seen, but knew quite well due to seeing stills of Sybil Danning in her tight leather outfit. Denae Chambers (Susan Stokey) hires Cort Eastman (Ross Hagen) and his female sidekick Eddy (Dawn Wildsmith) to help locate a rumored lost world in the center of the earth that might have tons of priceless jewels. Joining them on their expedition are Prof. Strock (Robert Quarry) and Andrew Paris (Jeffrey Combs). What they find after venturing 15 miles into a cave is another world ruled by an alien queen (Sybil Danning). This is so-so stuff from Ray that doesn't really pick up until the last 20 minutes. The best thing about it (other than Michelle Bauer getting topless) is the rapport between hard drinking Cort and Eddy. Combs is also an always welcome presence. Seeing this, DEEP SPACE, THE TOMB and PRISON SHIP all so close together also makes me respect the acting of Stokey as she played wildly different characters in each one. And, of course, Danning in anything 80s is require viewing. Yowza!


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