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 Captain Nemo (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Pierre Arronax (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Mara (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Ned Land (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Cabe Attucks (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Thierry Arronax (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Saxon (2 episodes, 1997)
Peter McCauley ...
 Admiral McCutcheon (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Lydia Rawlings (2 episodes, 1997)
Cecily Chun ...
 Imei (2 episodes, 1997)
Ken Senga ...
 Shimoda (2 episodes, 1997)
Gerry Day ...
 Nitongu (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Garfield (2 episodes, 1997)
Boe Kaan ...
 Ivanda (2 episodes, 1997)
Damian Monk ...
 Dennison (2 episodes, 1997)
Jeff Dornan ...
 American Scientist (2 episodes, 1997)
Gabriel Carr ...
 Russian Scientist (2 episodes, 1997)
Peter Settle ...
 British Scientist (2 episodes, 1997)
Peter Scheidel ...
 Austrian Scientist (2 episodes, 1997)
Duke Bannister ...
 Scientist #2 (2 episodes, 1997)
Christopher Pate ...
 Conductor (2 episodes, 1997)
Cal Rein ...
 Seaman (2 episodes, 1997)
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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 Arronax, 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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Michael Caine loved the novel and leaped at the opportunity to play Captain Nemo. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Ned Land: [suspicious that the dinner laid out before them is poisoned] I'd feel better if I saw you eating some of it first.
Captain Nemo: I promise you... that if I wanted to kill you, I would resort to more direct means.
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Simply awful
22 January 2005 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

It is like pissing on Jules Vernes Grave. Nemo is just a simple maniac and Michael Cain lost every talent. Pierre Arronax is some kind of bad son who never find a way out of his fathers shadow (Verne never mentioned that. I wonder). Ned Land is a psycho. His only goal is to kill a whale. *sigh* Cabe Attucks is ... not a person created by Verne. And Nemos Daughter is... hey, wait a moment. What the f*** is going on. And where the hell is the whole relationship between Arronax and Nemo? They developed a very fine friendship despite the fact, that Arronax disapproved some actions Nemo undertook.

20,000 leagues under the sea is still after more the 100 years a fantastic book with a sense of wonder. But the film is simply bullshit.


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