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

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Romance | Sci-Fi  -  11 May 1997 (USA)
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The year is 1886, when New England's fishing harbours are the scene for a "creature of unknown origin" destroying ships at sea. It is the job of Professor Pierre Aronnax, a marine expert, ... See full summary »

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Cabe Attucks (as Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje)
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Thierry Arronax
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The year is 1886, when New England's fishing harbours are the scene for a "creature of unknown origin" destroying ships at sea. It is the job of Professor Pierre Aronnax, a marine expert, and Ned Land, the iron willed sailor, to learn the truth of the "monster" roaming the seas. The great novelist, Jules Verne, described this perilous journey to the darkest depths of the sea with Captain Nemo aboard the Nautilus. Written by Edwin van Oorschot <info@edwinvanoorschot.nl>

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20.000 leguas de viaje submarino  »

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As Thierry Arronax makes his speech from the ship's gangway, a woman waives a U.S. flag with the stars in the pattern that became official in 1890 or 1896. The film is set in 1886. See more »

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RUN, don't walk away from this film!
19 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We gave this thing forty minutes to spark our interest. The acting is wooden,and the computerized special effects are laughable, obvious, and have that "slapped on" feeling and look. We couldn't even stand to finish it skipping whole chapters. This can't possibly be all that faithful a telling of this story.

McDreamy is McCrappy, Bryan Brown is bad, and Michael Caine HAS to be embarrassed. The ship isn't even all that imaginative, the whales look fake, and by the time the first ship is attacked, we were rooting for a sinking.

Avoid this movie like the flotsam it is.


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