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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...


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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

Greg Collinson: Are you sure you've got the right outfit on? We're not goin' to a cricket match, old boy.
Charles Aitken: It's the gear that's been recommended by the Royal Society. That's a rather knowledgeable group. Not that you've ever heard of it.
Greg Collinson: Well, I can't be a genius about everything, Charles.
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Referenced in X-Rated: The Greatest Adult Movies of All Time (2015) See more »

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Please release At the Earth's core and Warlords of Atlantis on DVD
29 August 2004 | by jjrakmanSee all my reviews

Currently MGM has released The Land that Time forgot, and The People that Time Forgot, on one of their Midnight Movies Double Feature DVD's. I have purchased this DVD and have enjoyed it immensely.

The films are based on the classic writings of Edgar Rice Burroughs. And while the dinosaurs look fake by today's standards, the stories and characters are really enjoyable. Most of the other miniature work is also impressive for this time period.

Hopefully they will release the other two movies in this series, At the Earth's Core, and Warlords of Atlantis, on another Midnight Movies Double Feature DVD. I would be very interested in purchasing it.


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