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Captain Nemo and the Underwater City (1969)

When Captain Nemo saves the passengers of a sinking ship and takes them to his Utopian underwater city he discovers that not all of his guests agree to remain there forever.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Captain Nemo
... Senator Robert Fraser
... Helena Beckett
... Mala
... Joab
Bill Fraser ... Barnaby Bath
... Swallow Bath
... Lomax
Christopher Hartstone ... Phillip Beckett
Ian Ramsey ... Adam
John Moore ... Skipper
Anthony Bailey ... Sailor
Alan Barry ... Sailor
... Mate Navigator
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When their sailing ship founders at sea, several of the passengers are rescued and find themselves aboard a submarine in the command of Captain Nemo. They are amazed to find that Nemo has built a vast underwater city. Men, women and children all live in harmony in Nemo's idyllic paradise that is free of war and lives off the riches that they've found at the bottom of sea. The new arrivals are distressed to learn however that as they've now seen the city, they cannot leave and must live there for the rest of their days. That doesn't sit well with many of the new arrivals some of whom set about to find a way to leave at whatever cost. Written by garykmcd

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Inspired by JULES VERNE See more »


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21 December 1969 (UK)  »

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Kapitän Nemo  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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This was Kenneth Connor's final non-"Carry On" film. See more »

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Although the movie takes place during the Civil War, Chuck Connors' character talks about growing up in Kansas, which didn't become a state until 1861 at the beginning of the Civil War. See more »

Quotes

Swallow Bath: [after rejecting an offer by the panicky Mr. Lomax to attempt to escape] I thought you wanted to leave.
Barnaby Bath: But not with that one. To get out of this place is going to take a very cool head. And that one's nearly lost his already.
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Referenced in Waterscope Transitions (2012) See more »

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good family flick
22 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Shipwreck survivors are rescued by an authoritarian ruler of a secret underwater city during the 19th century. Nice underwater photography, enough action and special effects to offset wooden acting and less-than-sublime script. (Rating B+)


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