Clive Cussler Movies

Sunday, March 20 by Ed Mulero

Clive Cussler movies brings the best-selling adventure novelist's books to life for many of his readers' delight. Fans of Clive Cussler's novels enjoy watching his characters like Dirk Pitt play out in movies as they go out and seek adventure from all corners of the world. Clive Cussler has reached the New York Times best-sellers list over seventeen times in his career and the movies show how popular his adventure tale are. Movies compliment Clive Cussler's fantastic epics because each story captures the lush landscapes and death-defying adventures of his imagination. Clive Cussler movies invoke the spirited action and sense of adventure that every reader look for when they open one of his many great novels for so many years.

  1. "Raise the Titanic" A group of Americans try to resurrect the doomed ocean liner from the deepest, darkest regions underwater. They must compete with Russians who also plot to bring the Titanic out of the shadowy depths as both discover a precious mineral that can power a device that can destroy missiles. Anne Archer and Richard Jordan as Dirk Pitt star in this action-thriller based on Clive Cussler's novel of the same name about adventure in the high seas in the midst of the Cold War.
  2. "Sahara" Dirk Pitt and company seek out the treasure hidden in a Civil War era battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in West Africa. Their quest gets complicated then they bump into a UN doctor trying to escape a ruthless dictator. Matthew McConaughey plays the heroic ex-Navy Seal Dirk Pitt and Penelope Cruz is the lovely Dr. Eva Rojas.

Clive Cussler started his writing career in 1965 and published his first Dirk Pitt novel in 1973. He later published a non-fiction titled "The Sea Hunters" in 1996. Clive Cussler created the National Underwater & Marine Agency (NUMA), a foundation dedicated to America's maritime and naval past.

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