Raiders from Beneath the Sea (1964)

RAIDERS FROM BENEATH THE SEA is a resolute B-movie, shot on zero budget and with little in the way of action, incident, atmosphere or indeed decent plotting to recommend it. The storyline sees a gang of criminals deciding to come together to stage an audacious bank robbery dressed in scuba gear.

That plot line is as preposterous as they come, but unfortunately the good stuff doesn’t happen until the last ten minutes of the running time. Up until then we get plenty of bad acting, some early ’60s cheesecake with starlet Merry Anders parading around in her bikini a lot, and a Peeping Tom thrown into the mix. The music is goofy and inappropriate and the performances are anything but electrifying; for the most part, you’ll be marvelling at just how silly and unintentionally funny this all is.