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To escape evils of the Civil War, Cyrus removes his small family and random war prisoners by way of hot air balloon. Once landing on an island, the group finds they are surrounded by danger from giant insects and gold-craving pirates. Turned away by the only safe haven on the island, owned by Captain Nemo, played by Patrick Stuart, the group is forced to find shelter and survive. Written by Katelyn

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This is the second time Kyle MacLachlan and Patrick Stewart have appeared together. The previous time was 'Dune' (1984) and Kyle MacLachlan played Paul Atreides and Patrick Stewart played Gurney Halleck See more »

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When the group is escaping the island on Nemo's boat, Cyrus cuts the rope tying it to the dock. When he's done, he places the knife in front of him on the raised part of the boat. A few seconds later, the camera pans away and when it returns the knife is gone. See more »

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Cheesy at best...............
12 July 2007 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Don't waste your time with this. If I had known that this was a made for TV movie, with fade outs for commercials, and a "to be continued" pause in the middle of the DVD, I would not have rented it. It was a waste of 2 hrs & 45 minutes of my time. I do believe that the special effects were supposed to be cheesy, as if to imitate the 1961 original film. If that was the case, they didn't even match up to that and that movie is 45 years old for crying out loud! But go rent the original. It was much better. Even Jason and the Argonaut movies hands down had 100 times better effects than this movie. Patrick Stewart, one of my favorite actors of today and the main reason that I rented it, was fair at best. You could tell that he was just walking through this role and suffering along with the rest of us. And he sure was not at all interested in vying for an Oscar or Emmy. Yikes!! Oh, and did I mention that this was a totally useless movie? Stay away......a galaxy far, far away!


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