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Britannic (2000)

A fictional account of the sinking of the H.M.H.S. Britannic off the Greek island of Kea in November 1916. This explores the theory of a German Agent sabotaging the liner, a hospital ship.

Writers:

Brett Thompson, Kim Owen Smith (as Kim Smith) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Atterton ... Reynolds
Amanda Ryan ... Vera Campbell
Jacqueline Bisset ... Lady Lewis
Ben Daniels ... Townsend
John Rhys-Davies ... Captain Barrett (as John Rhys Davies)
Bruce Payne ... Doctor Baker
Alex Ferns ... Stoker Evans
Eleanor Oakley Eleanor Oakley ... Sarah Lewis
Archie Davies Archie Davies ... William Lewis
Ed Stobart Ed Stobart ... Mayfield
Adam Bareham Adam Bareham ... Radio Operator
David Lumsden David Lumsden ... German Radio Operator
Wolf Kahler ... Captain Kruger
Philip Rham Philip Rham ... Jurgens
Daniel Coonan Daniel Coonan ... Seamus
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Storyline

The lazaret ship Britannic is used by England to transport weapons to Egypt. The German secret service wants to show that abuse of the red cross by overtaking the ship and steering it to a neutral port for inspection. The British secret service hear rumors of an operation and places its own agent, Vera Campell, a board, using the false identity of the nanny of the wife of the British Ambassador in Greece. The German plot to overtake the ship fails, so does a torpedo attack by a submarine. Will the ship be captured? Written by Stephan Eichenberg <Stephan.Eichenberg@stud.ch.tum.de>

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Plot Keywords:

kea | tzia | keos | greek cyclades | aegean | See All (85) »

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At last, the untold story of the Titanic's sister ship... See more »


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

H.M.H.S. Britannic was originally ordered by the White Star Line as the third in her class. Her sisters included R.M.S. Titanic and the R.M.S. Olympic. See more »

Goofs

An Irish crewman claims revenge for the Black and Tans. The Brittanic sank in 1916. The Black and Tans were not sent to Ireland until after 1918. See more »

Quotes

Reynolds: I would have killed you an hour ago if I had to.
Vera Campbell: That's the difference between us. I hate you for what you've done, but I can't let you die.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are set against footage of World War I and the Britannic's launch (which is actually footage of the Lusitania's launch). See more »

Connections

References Titanic (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314
(1867) (uncredited)
Music by Johann Strauss
Heard playing in the background in the dining room scenes at the Captain's table
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Good film - but awful mistake!
20 May 2003 | by DFBrowneSee all my reviews

While this is one of the better sort of 'made for TV movies', it did contain one mistake that made me cringe. During a conversation between the German Spy and an Irish accomplice, the accomplice states that many of the Irish seamen aboard will be glad to take part in the seizure of the ship because ' they've had family killed by the Black and Tans'. This is supposed to be 1916. The Black and Tans weren't founded until 1920. Its just a pity that that small element wasn't properly checked out first.


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UK | USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

10 January 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Британик See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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