Terror Beneath the Sea

Terror Beneath the Sea (Japanese: 海底大戦争, Hepburn: Kaitei Daisensō, lit.'The Great Undersea War')[a] is a 1966 science fiction horror film directed by Hajime Sato.[2] An international co-production of Japan and the United States,[3][4] it stars Sonny Chiba, Peggy Neal, Franz Gruber, Andrew Hughes, Tadashi Suganuma, and Hideo Murota.

Terror Beneath the Sea
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Japanese theatrical release poster
Directed byHajime Sato
Screenplay byKōichi Ōtsu
Produced byKoji Kameda
Seiichi Yoshino
Masafumi Soga
Starring
CinematographyKazuo Shimomura
Edited byTomio Soda
Music byShunsuke Kikuchi
Production
companies
Toei Company
Ram Films
Distributed byToei
Release date
  • July 1, 1966 (1966-07-01) (Japan)
Running time
84 minutes (Japan)
79 minutes (U.S.)
CountriesJapan
United States
LanguagesJapanese
English

PlotEdit

A group of surface-dwelling people stumbles upon an underwater city ruled by an amphibious mad scientist.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

ReleaseEdit

Terror Beneath the Sea was released in Japan on 1 July 1966.[5] The film did not receive a theatrical release in the United States, instead being released directly to television by Teleworld.[citation needed]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ also known as Water Cyborg,[1] Agent X-2: Operation Underwater, and Battle Beneath the Sea

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "海底大戦争|一般社団法人日本映画製作者連盟".
  2. ^ Dr. Ishii (1997). 日本特撮・幻想映画全集. Tokyo: Keibunsha. p. 172. ISBN 4766927060.
  3. ^ Desjardins, Chris (2005). Outlaw Masters of Japanese Film. I.B.Tauris. p. 53. ISBN 978-1-84511-090-1.
  4. ^ "映画 海底大戦争 (1966)について 映画データベース". Allcinema. Retrieved July 10, 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "海底大戦争 : 作品情報". Eiga.com (in Japanese). Retrieved July 10, 2021.

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