Overall Rank: 8506
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 25
Theatrical Release Date: 07/12/1961
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Irwin Allen
Actors: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden, Peter Lorre, Robert Sterling, Michael Ansara
Plot: Admiral Nelson takes the world's most advanced submarine on a trip under the North Pole. When the Van Allen radiation belt catches fire, he hijacks the sub, with its on-board nuclear missile, in order to save the world from burning up.
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Andulamb - wrote on 10/02/2020
The only way to get to the sub's nuclear reactor ls by going through a room filled with sharks. Let me repeat that: the only way to get to the sub's nuclear reactor is by going through a room FILLED WITH SHARKS. Apart from the obvious poor planning involved in such a layout (and mind you, the room full of sharks Is NOT intended as a security measure - that's apparently just where the sub's designers decided to put it), there's also this little issue... What exactly is the point of studying sharks on a submarine? I mean, experiments were conducted on the space shuttles and have been and continue to be conducted on the international space station because those places offer a unique environment not found on earth. But an aquarium on a sub is no different than an aquarium anywhere else. So …
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