About the film
Release Date: July 26, 1969
|Slogan||:||«Discover the incredible world of tomorrow... 15 miles straight down at LATITUDE ZERO»|
|Genres||:||Science Fiction, Adventure, Action|
|Production Companies||:||Ambassador Productions, Don Sharpe Enterprises, National General Pictures|
|Producers||:||Eiji Tsuburaya, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Yasuaki Sakamoto, Don Sharpe|
|Writers||:||Shinichi Sekizawa, Warren Lewis, Ted Sherdeman|
A massive underwater volcano erupts and puts a group of investigative scientists in danger. They are rescued by an atomic super submarine named The Alpha under the command of Captain McKenzie. The group is quickly taken to a vast underwater city known as Latitude Zero, a fantastic, Atlantean type utopia, a world beneath the ocean with its own sun. It is soon discovered that Captain McKenzie is at war with the evil Dr. Malic, a cruel scientist who wishes to rule mankind all the while conducting genetic experiments on humans and animals. Malic sends his agents to kidnap Dr. Okada, a human scientist who has created a serum that can immunize exposure to radiation.