Journey to the Center of the Earth (miniseries)

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Journey to the Center of the Earth
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Genre Science fiction
Based on A Journey to the Center of the Earth 
by Jules Verne
Written by Thomas Baum
Directed by George Miller
Starring Treat Williams
Jeremy London
Bryan Brown
Theme music composer Bruce Rowland
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 2
Producer(s) Connie Collins
George Miller
Editor(s) Harry Hitner
Cinematography Bruce Phillips
Running time 178 minutes
Production company(s) Hallmark Entertainment
Distributor USA Network
Original network USA Network
Original release September 14, 1999 (1999-09-14) – September 15, 1999 (1999-09-15)

Journey to the Center of the Earth is a 1999 American science fiction miniseries produced by Hallmark Entertainment. It stars Treat Williams, Jeremy London, and Bryan Brown. It is based on Jules Verne's classic novel Journey to the Center of the Earth.


Journey to the Center of the Earth received mostly negative reviews from critics. David Kronke, writing in the Los Angeles Daily News, called the miniseries "thoroughly cheesy" and "flaccid."[1] The Seattle Post-Intelligencer opined that the effects work "[couldn't] overcome a barrage of ponderous dialogue and simply bland acting."[2]


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  1. ^ Kronke, David (September 14, 1999). "JULES VERNE'S `JOURNEY' GOES NOWHERE". Los Angeles Daily News  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). Retrieved 2012-12-12. 
  2. ^ "THIS 'JOURNEY' TRAVELS FAR AND WIDE FROM JULES VERNE'S TALE". Seattle Post-Intelligencer  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). September 14, 1999. Retrieved 2012-12-12. 

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