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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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Sunday, March 23, 1997 9.1 16 3
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  • Season: 1996-97
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Sci-Fi / Supernatural / Fantasy, Period Piece, Foreign/Exotic Location
  • Based On: Twenty T housand Leagues Under the Sea written by Jules Verne
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Jules Verne. Remake of 1954 feature film. In 1868, a world-famous New York marine biologist is recruited to identify a long, back creature that has been attacking seagoing vessels. He is soon captured by a hi-tech submarine invented by the megalomaniacal, vindictive Captain Nemo, who aims to take over the world by slamming ships. As he prowls the ocean his empire is eventually swallowed by a huge sea monster.


Production Company:

  • Hallmark Entertainment

Production Type:

  • Independent
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