Released Date
December 23, 1954
Genre
Drama
1916-2020

Kirk Douglas

as Ned Land

1909-1984

James Mason

as Captain Nemo

1904-1964

Peter Lorre

as Conseil

1891-1971

Paul Lukas

as Professor Pierre Aronnax

1905-1994

Carleton Young

as John Howard

About 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

About

Adapted from Jules Verne's 19th-century novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, the Disney produced adventure film follows a ship sent to investigate a trend of mysterious sinkings. The crew members encounter the Captain Nemo-commanded submarine, The Nautilus.

Trivia

It is considered a precursor of the steampunk genre. It won Academy Awards for Best Art Direction - Color and Best Special Effects, and was also nominated for Best Film Editing.