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On the Beach

On the Beach

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, May 28, 2000 N/A
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  • Season: 1999-2000
  • Network: Showtime
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Miniseries
  • Subject Matter: Sci-Fi / Supernatural / Fantasy, Foreign/Exotic Location
  • Based On: On the Beach written by Nevil Shute
  • Misc.: 4 Hours

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the novel by Nevil Shute. Remake of the 1959 feature. In 2006, a nuclear holocaust devastates humanity except for a lone civilization surviving in Australia. An American submarine commander and his crew, who survived the war and are now under Australian command, are sent on a mission to Alaska to determined if a faint radio signal from Anchorage holds any hope of survivors. Complicating matters is a love triangle between the commander, an adventurous and amorous Australian woman and her former beau,a cynical scientist assigned to the mission.


Production Company:

  • Souther Star Edwards/Sullivan Prods. IAW Coote Hayes Prods

Production Type:

  • Independent
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