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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (I) (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Fantasy | Romance  -  23 March 1997 (USA)
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In the 19th century, an expert marine biologist is hired by the government to determine what's sinking ships all over the ocean. His daughter follows him. They are intercepted by a mysterious captain Nemo and his incredible submarine.

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In the 19th century, an expert marine biologist is hired by the government to determine what's sinking ships all over the ocean. His daughter follows him. They are intercepted by a mysterious captain Nemo and his incredible submarine.

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20.000 Léguas Submarinas  »

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The motto in the crest of the Nautilus reads "Mobilis in Mobile", and professor Aronnax translates it as "Free in Freedom". That is not remotely correct. Actually, the accurate Latin form (depicted also in the novel) is "Mobilis in MOBILI", and it means "moving in a ever changing environment". See more »

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Captain Nemo: I've always dreamed of finding a woman with a first-rate mind. Someone who can understand me.
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After watching the 1954 version numerous times and having read the novel several times, I was very disappointed with this version. The class, the atmosphere and acting were no where to be found. These days they'll do anything to make a fast buck! Stick to the 54' version, it may be campy but by a longer "league" than this version will ever hope to be.


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