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Warlords of the Deep (1978)

Warlords of Atlantis (original title)
Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition's ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of ... See full summary »

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Kevin Connor

Writer:

Brian Hayles (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Doug McClure ... Greg Collinson
Peter Gilmore ... Charles Aitken
Shane Rimmer ... Captain Daniels
Lea Brodie ... Delphine
Michael Gothard ... Atmir
Hal Galili ... Grogan
John Ratzenberger ... Fenn
Derry Power Derry Power ... Jacko
Donald Bisset Donald Bisset ... Professor Aitken
Ashley Knight Ashley Knight ... Sandy
Robert Brown ... Briggs
Cyd Charisse ... Atsil
Daniel Massey ... Atraxon
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Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition's ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of Atlantis. The diving bell destroyed, a deep sea monster attacks the boat. They are all dragged to the bottom of the sea where they meet the inhabitants of the lost continent, an advance alien race makes slaves of the ship-wrecked sailors. The aliens want to rule the human world to create a nazi state. Due to his high IQ, they think that Charles may join them. Greg and the team will need the help of Delphine, the daughter of a slave, to escape the city surrounded by evil creatures... Written by Christophe Tronche <tronche@lri.fr>

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From the depth of space they came to vanish beneath the sea...


Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Seven Cities of Atlantis See more »

Filming Locations:

Gozo Island, Malta See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

EMI Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Colour by) (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Daniel Massey was a late casting choice replacing an actor who dropped out. See more »

Goofs

Charles is happy to go down in his diving bell with a large hole in it because it has an "emergency back-up system". When there is an emergency, he just rides it out. See more »

Quotes

[the three mutineers awake on the lagoon shore.]
Jacko: Holy Saint Hilda! Where are we?
Fenn: Grogan, what's happened to us? Where's the Texas Rose and the others?
Grogan: Take it easy, kid. We're alive. And that's good enough for now.
[Jacko spots Greg and the others swimming towards them.]
Jacko: And we're not the only ones. Hey! Skipper!
Grogan: Don't get too carried away, Jacko! Daniels might have some idea of what we were up to!
Jacko: Oh.
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Switch off your brain and enjoy...
22 February 2002 | by Elle JaySee all my reviews

This is the first time I've commented on a movie, and it's fairly appropriate to be writing about this one as this was the first movie my dad ever bought for our shiny new video recorder. Well, I must take after my dad in my movie taste, as I though this was (and still is) a very entertaining and enjoyable film. I don't really care if the acting is wooden (what else would you expect from good ol' Doug??), the premise was sound and the special effects were alright for the time. In all, this was generally quite a good film - don't let the snobs put you off it.


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