My husband and I agreed that this was a decent show for its time, until we realized it was made in 1997! Ben Cross as Captain Nemo is a wonderful baddie although you are left with the question is he that bad? Julie Cox had not yet quite developed the excellence of performance that she would later with Children of Dune, but still brought much to her role as Sophie. It was written by and directed by. The later two films were faithful to the novel whereas the earlier version changed the ending to be more upbeat. During naval exercises in 1978, is found in suspended animation aboard his beneath the. Also, what about the mysterious creature that is still lurking in the waters? In his dream, he is visited by the Fairy of the Ocean, Yves is made Lieutenant-in-Command and sets off on a voyage. His daughter, Sophie Julie Cox is vastly educated in sea life, too, but in this century, there are not many openings for female professors. Sometimes described as a , it was intended to be the first story-arc in an ongoing serial, ratings were dismal, and the series never materialized.
The film talks about the known story from Jules Verne novel and previously rendered in the classic by Richard Fleischer. The classically trained English actor Ben Cross was an excellent choice for Capt. With: Cast: Richard Crenna, Ben Cross, Julie Cox, Paul Gross, Michael Jayston, Jeff Harding, David Henry, James Vaughan, Susannah Fellows, Joshua Brody. Several countries use it as their currency, and in many others it is the de facto currency. So it's definitely not the greatest movie out there, and the actors probably leave that one off their resume, but if you want to have a bit of fun laughing at it, it's good for that, but I wouldn't spend a lot of money on it.
Memorable and likable cast as Ben Cross plays a captain Nemo who falls in love with the Annorax's daughter ; Richard Crenna plays perfectly to Annorax while in Disney version was an old Paul Lukas ; attractive Julie Cox in a new role, she has a loving triangle with Nemo and Ned Land played by Paul Gross who is an obstinate, stubborn young , just like Kirk Douglas. Its not a groaner, but its junior high lame and shouldn't be. This film keeps the age in tact but changes the gender. Section 5112 prescribes the forms in which the United States dollars should be issued and these coins are both designated in Section 5112 as legal tender in payment of debts. I truly wanted to barf every time the love triangle between Sophie, Nemo, and Ned reared its ugly head! They had evolved their own in a place close to the center of the earth. Prisoners at first, they are now treated as guests to view the underwater world and to hunt under the waves.
This can be really fun in this type of film. Wow, this movie wasn't great, I'm a huge fan of Paul Gross, and I must say, it looks like he tried, but there wasn't much point in wasting energy, however, if you enjoy laughing at movies that have completely missed the mark, and seeing some excellent shots of Paul Gross then this movie is good, however, if you are looking for an excellent adaptation of the book, I strongly recommend looking elsewhere. The film is quite interesting and the movie really keeps you going until the end. Their ship is sunk and are captured and get thoroughly involved with captain Nemo Ben Cross in the role of James Mason and take an extraordinary adventure underseas in an advanced submarine called Nautilus. The Jules Verne classic 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea has been adapted many times, too many times arguably and this is a demonstration of that.
With the staggering number of times these movies have been remade, it's quite possible that all opportunities for originality are lost. It premiered on March 23, 1997. The film survives as a fragment, some scenes are presumed lost. And that all accounts in the offices and all proceedings in the courts of the United States shall be kept and had in conformity to this regulation. Or at least into some sort of committed relationship. The sums of money reported in the Statements are currently being expressed in U.
The Nautilus seems unsinkable but, is it? Atmospheric and vivid score by John Scott. The place where the guests end up was a world of where mermen live. In all modern versions of Jules Verne books except Richard Fleischers version , there are some characters replaced by female versions. Although all data is checked before going live, the system has open to abuse. When he made his grand entrance I was down on him before he even opened his mouth for his first line. Once in the open waters, the creature is spotted and a skirmish unfolds, one that leaves Arronax, Sophie and a harpoonist, Ned Paul Gross floating dangerously on the surface. I stuck through with it to the end, but I wish I hadn't.
The word dollar is one of the words in the first paragraph of Section 9 of Article I of the Constitution, dollars is a reference to the , a coin that had a monetary value of 8 Spanish units of currency, or reales. They almost make the movie worth watching. Well, Ben Cross is brilliant - as always and 2 points for that. There have been other film adaptations of Jules Verne's stories since, but it is these earlier films that captured my imagination and set the standard for future adventure films. In 1868, rumors of a sea monster attacking ships in the have created apprehension and fear among sailors, the U.
A strange creature is stalking the waters and sinking ships. The initial scenes seemed hokey, but the acting, sets and story were engaging enough, including an attack on a ship and the introduction of Dr. But he is also human, and his reasons for attacking ships has changed from the original novel to one of revenge. Silly and claustrophobic, it conveys none of the tension or suspense of the glorious Richard Fleischer-directed original that starred Kirk Douglas, Paul Lukas, James Mason and Peter Lorre. Unlike the Disney version of the fifties this one offers an understanding of Nemo's reasons for his actions. McGoo without his glasses would say, by George, why is that girl making a fool of herself pretending to be a boy? Against a cast like that this version stands with no chance, Richard Crenna is a decent actor if he plays a decent role and the one thing you can say about him is that he doesn't look as ridiculous as the rest of the cast.