Raise the Titanic

release year: 1980
genre: action/adventure
viewing setting: home VHS, 10/17/98
what I expected: didn't know
what I got: a dated adventure film

synopsis: The U.S. government needs a rare mineral, and the only place they can find some is in the sunken Titanic.

impressions: It was fairly entertaining - a good mix of espionage and adventure, the kind of adventure that you can only get when you tackle a task like bringing the Titanic back up to the surface. It was reasonably well-paced, and there were some good sets of the ship, both sunken and surfaced.

acting: Fairly good, no comments here.

final word: A bit dated (especially given the success of the 1998 movie) but definitely watchable.

rating: C

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