1954, Disney, 127 min, USA, Dir: Richard Fleischer

James Mason is Captain Nemo opposite Kirk Douglas’ salty dog Ned Land in this glorious adaptation of Jules Verne's novel. Land, a loudmouth harpooner sent to investigate a series of mysterious sinkings in the Pacific trade lane, comes face-to-face with Nemo after an explosive encounter with the captain’s high-tech submarine, the Nautilus. Tensions rise under Nemo’s bloodthirsty leadership, which ultimately leads to a spectacular battle with a giant squid. Featuring Paul Lukas and Peter Lorre. Academy Award winner for Best Art Direction and Best Special Effects.

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