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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1988)

PG | | Adventure | 30 July 1988 (Japan)
Young people exploring a cave in Hawaii fall into a hole, wind up in the lost city of Atlantis.
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Richard
Jackie Bernstein ...
Sara (as Jaclyn Bernstein)
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Gen. Rykov / Shank
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Crystina
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Professor Galba
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Bryan
Albert Maritz ...
Mago / Kepple / Lab Assistant
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Tola (as Jeff Weston)
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Roderman / Hairdresser
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Myra Chasen ...
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Beany Chopper ...
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Young people exploring a cave in Hawaii fall into a hole, wind up in the lost city of Atlantis.

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Explore the Impossible.

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Die Reise zum Mittelpunkt der Erde  »

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Director Albert Pyun hated how the studio took his film from him and spliced it with another film to just to have it released. Because of this he has disowned it and his name doesn't appear on any official releases. See more »

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Punk rock Jules Verne
12 September 2000 | by (The Beach) – See all my reviews

Sequel to the campy, much maligned Kathy Ireland vehicle, "Alien from L.A." This time Nicola Cowper (dressing like a 1980's Cyndi Lauper/Madonna clone) stars in the lead (Kathy has a cameo) doing an "Adventures in Babysitting goes to the Center of the Earth" type of thing. Whatever you liked (or hated) about the first film, be assured there's more here. 1980's punk rock version of Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth" can be taken for what it is but the plot at the end is very difficult to follow and ultimately falls apart. I liked the Brady-Bunch-goes-to-Hawaii theme at the beginning but the creeps at the center of the Earth (about 300 feet below the surface actually) were boring if anything at all. Looking like a live-action Saturday morning TV show from the early 1970's (think H.R. Puffenstuff) this is the type of film best watched while doing something else with a bunch of other people. Maybe a better title would be "Is This Still On?"


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