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Atlantis Interceptors (1983)

I predatori di Atlantide (original title)
Unrated | | Action, Sci-Fi | 25 November 1983 (Italy)
A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami, Florida, unearth an ancient Atlantean relic from the sea floor and ... See full summary »

Director:

Ruggero Deodato (as Roger Franklin in US Credits)

Writers:

Tito Carpi (as Robert Gold), Vincenzo Mannino (as Vincent Mannino)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Connelly ... Mike Ross
Gioia Scola ... Dr. Cathy Rollins (as Marie Fields)
Tony King ... Mohammed / Washington
Stefano Mingardo ... Klaus Nemnez (as Mike Miller)
Ivan Rassimov ... Bill Cook
Giancarlo Prati Giancarlo Prati ... Frank (as John Blade)
Bruce Baron Bruce Baron ... Crystal Skull
George Hilton ... Professor Peter Saunders
Mike Monty Mike Monty ... George (as Mike Monti)
Michele Soavi ... James (as Michael Soavi)
Adriana Giuffrè Adriana Giuffrè ... (as Audrey Perkins)
Maurizio Fardo Maurizio Fardo ... Larry Stoddard (as Morris Fard)
Lewis E. Ciannelli Lewis E. Ciannelli ... Oil Rig Commander (as Benny Lewis)
John Vasallo John Vasallo ... Manuel
James Demby James Demby
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Storyline

A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami, Florida, unearth an ancient Atlantean relic from the sea floor and bring in an expert to make some sense of it. But while attempting to raise the sub, radioactive leakage from its missles triggers the re-emergence of Atlantis, and the resulting tidal wave destroys the platform and leaves only a small group of survivors. Rescued by two Vietnamvets-turned-heavies who are out relaxing after their latest job, their boat eventually runs aground on a Carribean island nearby where, upon going ashore, it is discovered that everything has been destroyed and everybody killed. The culprits, a vicious group of well-armed raiders, and their leader, Crystal Skull, are descendants of Atlantis' original race who set about reclaiming the world and adding the survivors to the list of victims as they struggle to stay alive and defeat the raiders and send Atlantis back to the ocean floor. Written by Paul Morris <halloween_morry@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

Action Unlike Any This Side of "Mad Max" and "Rambo"! See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Italy | Philippines

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

25 November 1983 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Raiders of Atlantis See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

DIRECTOR CAMEO: [Ruggero Deodato] Assistant on oil rig. See more »

Goofs

During the opening sequence, Washington throws a rope with a grappling hook over the second floor balustrade of the house. As Mike climbs up the rope and over the balustrade, the rope has been wrapped around the top rail for safety. See more »

Quotes

Bill Cook: It's a good thing that island is where we want to go, because it's pulling us in like a kid pulling a kite!
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Alternate Versions

The German version (released under the title "Atlantis Inferno") is missing the entire opening credits sequence, and starts directly at the first scene with the kidnapping. Before the movie is a blue screen with the title, and credits for Ruggerro Deodato, Christopher Connelly (I), Tony King, Ivan Rassimov and Mike Miller. No one else from the opening credits sequence is credited anywhere in the movie. The end credits are also taken straight from the original Italian version, and are still in Italian. Also, several cuts are made to the more gory sequences, including the deaths of Frank, Liza and Barbara, and the decapitation of the motorcycle raiders. All of the other death scenes remain intact. There are also many dialog changes, with extra lines added (in German) in numerous scenes. The echoing screams of the raiders when they are killed have also entirely been replaced with normal, non-echoing cries from German voice-over artists. Additionally, during the platform sequences, an echo has been added to lines of dialog spoken by characters into microphones, which is not present in any other version worldwide. See more »


Soundtracks

Santa Maria
(uncredited)
Written and Performed by Guido De Angelis and Maurizio De Angelis
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the best Atlantian biker-punk movie EVER made
30 September 2008 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

Some scientists team up with a duo of Vietnam vets to fight make-up wearing biker punks from the lost city of Atlantis which reemerges from under the water due to a sunken Russian submarine's radioactive missiles. Just typing that previous sentence makes my brain hurt and I haven't even gotten to the more nonsensical stuff. Ha.

OK, the plot is ridiculous and the film itself doesn't make a lick of sense, but this b-movie is amazingly fun and doesn't let up on the action. Think of it as a cross between Assualt on Precint 13, and mad max. If you loved those films, are willing to keep and open mind, and can turn your brain off for the duration of the film, you'll like this one a lot as well.

My Grade: A-

Side note: This movie can be found on side A of Disc 2 of the Grindhouse Experience 2 four DVD set, alas it's from an old VHS dub and the picture is far from optimal. Hopefully this unsung b-movie classic will be re-released in a remastered form (ok, probably not, but one can hope)


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