Some unknown maniac is threatening a navigation company to blow up one of its luxury transatlantics, the "Britannic", now in high sea with one thousand two hundred passengers. He is asking for a five hundred thousand pound sterling ransom, otherwise the seven bombs aboard will explode. An experienced anti-bomb squad is sent to the "Britannic", but although all the bombs are located, a very high skill level will be necessary to dismantle them. Perhaps that task is impossible.
Luis Carvacho <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Just one last chance to become a hero! [Clifton James]
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Did You Know?
The project was originally to be directed by Bryan Forbes
. After his departure, Don Taylor
was hired, but departed four weeks before shooting was to begin. Richard Lester
then came on-board. He re-wrote the script with Alan Plater
. Writer and producer Richard Alan Simmons
was unhappy with the changes, and had his name taken off the movie, choosing to be credited as "Richard de Koker". See more
On one of its fly pasts, the Hercules aircraft carrying the bomb disposal team has its rear tail door in the fully open position, yet the next scene is of the rear door being opened. See more
Lt. Cmdr. Anthony Fallon
[speaking of life after death
I'll see you when I discover the secrets of the universe.
Auld Lang Syne
Traditional Scottish 17th century music
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Played by a band when the Britannic is leaving port See more