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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 

In 1886, a French marine biologist aboard an American warship is scouring the Atlantic Ocean in search of a sea monster that routinely attacks and sinks passing ships.
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Series cast summary:
Michael Caine ...  Captain Nemo 2 episodes, 1997
Patrick Dempsey ...  Pierre Arronax 2 episodes, 1997
Mia Sara ...  Mara 2 episodes, 1997
Bryan Brown ...  Ned Land 2 episodes, 1997
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ...  Cabe Attucks 2 episodes, 1997
John Bach ...  Thierry Arronax 2 episodes, 1997
Nicholas Hammond ...  Saxon 2 episodes, 1997
Peter McCauley Peter McCauley ...  Admiral McCutcheon 2 episodes, 1997
Kerry Armstrong ...  Lydia Rawlings 2 episodes, 1997
Cecily Chun Cecily Chun ...  Imei 2 episodes, 1997
Ken Senga Ken Senga ...  Shimoda 2 episodes, 1997
Gerry Day Gerry Day ...  Nitongu 2 episodes, 1997
Steven Grives ...  Garfield 2 episodes, 1997
Boe Kaan Boe Kaan ...  Ivanda 2 episodes, 1997
Damian Monk Damian Monk ...  Dennison 2 episodes, 1997
Jeff Dornan Jeff Dornan ...  American Scientist 2 episodes, 1997
Gabriel Carr Gabriel Carr ...  Russian Scientist 2 episodes, 1997
Peter Settle Peter Settle ...  British Scientist 2 episodes, 1997
Peter Scheidel Peter Scheidel ...  Austrian Scientist 2 episodes, 1997
Duke Bannister Duke Bannister ...  Scientist #2 2 episodes, 1997
Christopher Pate Christopher Pate ...  Conductor 2 episodes, 1997
Cal Rein ...  Seaman 2 episodes, 1997
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The year is 1886, when New England's fishing harbors are the scene for a "creature of unknown origin" destroying ships at sea. It is the job of Professor Pierre Arronax, a marine expert, and Ned Land, the iron-willed sailor, to learn the truth of the "monster" roaming the seas. The great novelist, Jules Verne, described this perilous journey to the darkest depths of the sea with Captain Nemo aboard the Nautilus. Written by Edwin van Oorschot <info@edwinvanoorschot.nl>

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1997 (USA) See more »

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea See more »

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(3 episodes) | (DVD)

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The second of two competing adaptations of the Jules Verne novel to be released in 1997. The other was a Hallmark presentation with Ben Cross as Captain Nemo. See more »

Goofs

As Thierry Arronax makes his speech from the ship's gangway, a woman waives a U.S. flag with the stars in the pattern that became official in 1890 or 1896. The film is set in 1886. See more »

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Captain Nemo: No-one will ever use the Nautilus as an instrument of conquest... no-one.
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Version of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1907) See more »

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Simply awful
22 January 2005 | by schwarz-13See all my reviews

It is like pissing on Jules Vernes Grave. Nemo is just a simple maniac and Michael Cain lost every talent. Pierre Arronax is some kind of bad son who never find a way out of his fathers shadow (Verne never mentioned that. I wonder). Ned Land is a psycho. His only goal is to kill a whale. *sigh* Cabe Attucks is ... not a person created by Verne. And Nemos Daughter is... hey, wait a moment. What the f*** is going on. And where the hell is the whole relationship between Arronax and Nemo? They developed a very fine friendship despite the fact, that Arronax disapproved some actions Nemo undertook.

20,000 leagues under the sea is still after more the 100 years a fantastic book with a sense of wonder. But the film is simply bullshit.


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