Big fan! I would love some relief from this ear worm (ear thought?) that I’ve had for years now. I don’t remember whether it was on TV or a movie I saw back in the late ’80s/early ’90s. My most vivid memory is a sort of council of elders or ruling class that were running some sort of post-apocalyptic Earth where people were either underground or underwater. The elders were all in tanks and there were between 5 and 7 of them, horribly misshapen and hooked up to all sorts of plugs and tubes that kept them alive. I think they were planning on exterminating the people they ruled until a woman (?) caught wind of the nefarious plot and murdered them by destroying their tanks. One of the elders or council members was a woman (who always reminded me of Alice Krige or Frances McDormand) and was sort of the head elder who was primarily responsible for said nefarious plot. I appreciate any help!
I’ll almost guarantee you that’s Millenium, an obscure film in which people from the future kidnap people from the present.
The tank-dwelling elders aren’t murdering anybody; they identify people who were going to die anyways and rescue them into the future, so that they can revivify the human race.
Trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7v9ozrTkMI
All I remembered from that one was Cheryl Laddâ€™s crazy hair.
Thatâ€™s a great suggestion!!!!
Hereâ€™s the full movieâ€¦.check out around the 1:21:17 markâ€¦
Hexjumper hit the nail on the head! Thank you for solving this mystery for me! I’m going to watch this tonight! Thanks, unkle lancifer! -Joey
Hey, Cheryl Ladd’s hair is almost my hairstyle, you wankers! 🙂