20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

(20,000 Leagues Under the Sea)


A team of scientists investigating a series of naval disturbances find the culprit is the Nautilus, a submarine piloted by Captain Nemo, a hate-driven renegade seaman. Released by Universal in 1916, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea was the first great special effects spectacular of early cinema. Based on the Jules Verne novel.

A movie directed by Stuart Paton

1916 - 105 minutes - Black & White - Silent - 1.33

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Main Cast

  • Professor Aronnax
  • Aronnax's Daughter
  • Ned Land
  • Capt. Nemo
  • Lieutenant Bond
  • A Child of Nature
  • Cyrus Harding
  • Charles Denver
  • Prince Daaker's Daughter as a Child
  • Pencroft

Also Known As

  • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (us)

Release dates

  • December 24, 1916
  • December 24, 1916