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The Phantom Empire (1988)

R | | Horror | Video November 2004
When a man-eating cave creature appears with a fortune in uncut diamonds around his neck, Dr. Chambers' daughter Denae hires adventurers C & C Salvage to find the underground source of the ... See full summary »

Director:

Fred Olen Ray

Writers:

Fred Olen Ray (screenplay), T.L. Lankford (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ross Hagen ... Cort Eastman
Jeffrey Combs ... Andrew Paris
Dawn Wildsmith ... Eddy Colchilde
Robert Quarry ... Prof. Strock
Suzy Stokey ... Denae Chambers (as Susan Stokey)
Russ Tamblyn ... Bill
Sybil Danning ... The Alien Queen
Michelle Bauer ... Cave Bunny
Michael Sonye Michael Sonye ... Picnic Guy (as Michael D. Sonye)
Victoria Alexander Victoria Alexander ... Picnic Girl
Duffy Duffy ... Simon
Tony Lorea Tony Lorea ... Pedro
Robby the Robot ... Himself
Gary J. Levinson Gary J. Levinson ... Mutant
Dan Malloy Dan Malloy ... Mutant
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When a man-eating cave creature appears with a fortune in uncut diamonds around his neck, Dr. Chambers' daughter Denae hires adventurers C & C Salvage to find the underground source of the gems. Accompanied by archeaological intern Andrew Paris, mineralogist Prof. Strock, and C&C's scruffy owners Cort Eastman and Eddy Colchilde, Denea's hopes of emerging from her famous father's shadow become as remote as getting out of the caves alive! Written by Sister Grimm <srgrimm@teleport.com>

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Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 2004 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Phantom Empire See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The giant spit Suzy Stokey is tied to was originally made for and used in History of the World: Part I (1981). See more »

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For your listening pleasure this motion picture was recorded in prehistoric STEREO. See more »

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References Forbidden Planet (1956) See more »

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Hahahahaha!!!
8 January 2004 | by nzbungySee all my reviews

This is hilarious. A classic camp movie, it's just awful in every way. The acting is half a step above terrible, the soundtrack is horrendous, and the directing is barely mediocre. Yet it was still fun, for me at least. The plot alone was enough to watch it. It should have been called "Attack of the Amazon Women from Outer Space Who Have Robots and Who Fight Underground Cannibals and Capture Normal People." Absolutely hilarious. Enjoyable if you're a fan of campy films, but still just a 3 out of 10.


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