Director Montgomery Tully
Music director Ken Jones
Country United Kingdom
Genre Sci-Fi, Thriller
|Release date October 1967 (1967-10)|
Writer Charles F. Vetter (story), Charles F. Vetter (original screenplay)
Genres Science Fiction, Thriller, Action Film, Spy film
Cast Kerwin Mathews (Cmdr. Jonathan Shaw), Vivienne Ventura (Tila Yung), Robert Ayres (Adm. Felix Hillebrand), Peter Arne (Arnold Kramer), Al Mulock (Sgt. Marvin Mulberry)
Similar movies The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Independence Day, Project Shadowchaser II, The Final Alliance, Tokolosh, Rhino
Tagline An Incredible Battle Is Raging Right Under Your Feet!
Battle beneath the earth 1967
Battle Beneath the Earth (1967) is a British spy film starring Kerwin Mathews. It was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film also features character actor Ed Bishop, who later went on to star in the Gerry Anderson cult TV show UFO.
Battle beneath the earth 1967 trailer
The plot involves rogue elements of the communist Chinese army who use fantastic burrowing machines in an effort to place atomic bombs under major U.S. cities. The U.S. Navy sends troops underground to combat them. The film has been described as "deliriously paranoid".
The movie received a VHS home-video release in the early 1980s. It was also a staple of afternoon-movie or Saturday-morning Creature Features-type TV programs before the historic sale of the MGM/UA film library. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer originally handled North American theatrical distribution
It was released on DVD by Warner Home Video on 29 July 2008, as a Best Buy exclusive double feature with The Ultimate Warrior.
The film features a fast-paced "crime-jazz" musical score.
ReferencesBattle Beneath the Earth Wikipedia
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