Fathom (1967)

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Raquel Welch breaks the surly bonds of Earth and loves every minute of it in this lighthearted spy spoof. Fathom Harvill (Welch) is an American skydiver touring Europe with a U.S. parachute team when she's approached by Douglas Campbell (Ronald Fraser), a Scottish agent working with American intelligence. According to Campbell, a triggering mechanism for nuclear weapons has gone missing in the Mediterranean, and Douglas wants Fathom to help find it. After encountering Chinese operative Peter … More

Rating: NC-17
Genre: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Lorenzo Semple Jr.
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 16, 2002
Runtime:
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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Cast


as Fathom Harvill

as Peter Merriweather

as Jo-May Soon

as Douglas Campbell

as Timothy

as Serapkin

as Mr. Trivers

as Mrs. Trivers
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Critic Reviews for Fathom

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Typical Raquel Welch bounce and leer action from her heydey.

March 2, 2008
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Raquel Welch is bubbly as Fathom, but she fails to go beyond the 'pretty girl in tight clothing' depth that was written into the role.

Full Review… | November 2, 2002
Apollo Guide

Those looking for a trip back to the swingin' sixties, Spanish style, may enjoy Fathom quite a bit, and those who adore the lovely Ms. Welch will have a ball.

Full Review… | August 26, 2002
eFilmCritic.com

(Welch), naturally--deserves getting prodded about by a bull while a collection of bad guys poke at her with phallic shunts.

Full Review… | July 10, 2002
Film Freak Central

Audience Reviews for Fathom

Can you fathom Raquel Welch as a super spy? If so, watch Fathom! I think the strangest thing about this movie is that her name is Fathom, who names their girl Fathom, or is it some kind of nickname? Another question: why does Flixster say this movie is rated nc-17? It's not rated, and it doesn't deserve that rating anyway. Okay, so I thought this movie was a good spy flick, and I liked Welch as a spy too. It's a good movie.

ajv2688
AJ Verser

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As lightweight as the clothes on Raquel Welch's back. Wow, she really is a pretty bad actress, and Tony Franciosa's lame Burt Lancaster impersonation is more smarmy than charming. Nice scenery though, and that includes the Spanish locations.

DrStrangeblog
Doctor Strangeblog

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