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City Beneath the Sea (1971)

A group of 21st-century colonists inhabit the underwater city called Pacifica. They find they must defend the city against hostile alien forces.

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... Admiral Matthews
... Lia Holmes
... Commander Patterson
... Aguila (as Burr De Benning)
... Elena
... Barton
... Professor Holmes
... the President
... Dr. Ziegler
... Dr. Talty
Sugar Ray Robinson ... Captain Hunter
... Bill Holmes
... Captain Lunderson (as Bill Bryant)
... Young Officer (as Bob Dowdell)
Edward G. Robinson Jr. ... Dr. Burkson
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In the 21st-century, a former underwater scientific installation has been repurposed as a city, known as Pacifica to the colonists who inhabit it. Now the U. S. government has plans to store the Ft. Knox gold reserves there, along with a fantastic new radioactive element. But, someone has plans of stealing the gold, and to make matters worse;, the city faces imminent destruction by an asteroid heading towards it. Written by <darkobserver@hotmail.com>

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Theirs was the most dangerous mission in history . . . to save the world from total destruction!


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The Aquafoils are originally the Flying Sub Models from Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964). Stock footage of the ship in flight is the same that was used in the series. See more »

Goofs

The asteroid that hit the earth 65 million years ago was only about 6 miles across. An asteroid/planetoid 10 miles across made up of such dense matter would cause such devastation that most, if not all, life would be destroyed. See more »

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Opening credits prologue: JUNE 12, 2053 THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

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Remake of City Beneath the Sea (1969) See more »

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Good movie if you enjoy work by Irwin Allen
16 September 2007 | by See all my reviews

As a kid I had this movie on Viewmaster in 1972, on 3 reels I really liked it then. Never had it on VHS, but was glad I waited to get it on DVD. Which finally I did. I enjoyed movie when it came out, enjoyed the cast, especially Robert Wagner, Rosemary Forsythe, and Robert Colbert, I really like all the people that were used as guest stars. And I enjoyed the city and that they used the flying sub from "Voyage to the bottom of the sea", in the movie. I liked the sets, the costumes were excellent, the US Navy really should consider naval uniforms like the costume department used in the movie, the music supplied as very good, I certainly wish this had become a Television show, at the time it aired on broadcast I thought it was a Pilot for an upcoming TV show, sadly that never happened.


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