Atlantis: The Lost Empire

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Name: Atlantis: The Lost Empire
Atlantis: Milo's Return (2nd film)
Abbreviation(s): ATLE or A:TLE
Creator: Written by Tab Murphy, directed by Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise, and produced by Don Hahn
Date(s): June 3, 2001
May 20, 2003 (2nd film)
Medium: animated films
Country of Origin: United States
External Links: Atlantis: The Lost Empire & Atlantis: Milo's Return at Wikipedia
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Atlantis: The Lost Empire is a 2001 American animated action-adventure film by Disney set in 1914. The film tells the story of a young man, Milo Thatch, who gains possession of an ancient book, which he believes will guide him and a crew of mercenaries to the lost city of Atlantis.




A TV series spinoff was planned but canceled, and the animation that had been produced was adapted into a direct-to-video sequel movie: Atlantis: Milo's Return. Milo's Return is generally regarded as disappointing by fans of the original film.

Several fans commented on ATLE's similarity to Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water.[1][2]

Fancasts for live-action versions of the film's characters have been common over the years.


The most common ship is the canon couple Kida Nedakh/Milo Thatch. James Rourke/Helga Sinclair also enjoys a degree of popularity.


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  1. ^ Lady Tinkerbell. "Atlantis vs. Nadia?!". Archived from the original on December 5, 2003.
  2. ^ Marc Hairston. "Disney's Atlantis and Nadia". Archived from the original on November 13, 2006.