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Sandokan the Great (1963)

Sandokan, la tigre di Mompracem (original title)
Malasyan pirate Sandokan accidentally learns that Lord Brook plots to obtain the crown of Malasya by kidnapping the legitimate rajah and his daughter and forcing them to abdicate so he gathers his best man and launches a rescue operation.

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Andrea Bosic ...
Yanez
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Sambigliong
Mario Valdemarin ...
Tenente Ross
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Lord Guillonk
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Tenente Toymby
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Sergente Mitchell
Wilbert Bradley ...
Pataan
Maurice Poli ...
Girobatol
Gino Marturano ...
Kanandurian
Nazzareno Zamperla ...
Hirangù
Giovanni Cianfriglia ...
Kalamba
Pietro Capanna
Ananda Kumar ...
Twang Long
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Malasyan pirate Sandokan accidentally learns that Lord Brook plots to obtain the crown of Malasya by kidnapping the legitimate rajah and his daughter and forcing them to abdicate so he gathers his best man and launches a rescue operation.

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Heroism and High Adventure in the Malay Jungle!

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This was Steve Reeves' first movie after leaving the sword and sandal genre. He would make a sequel to this and, after a 4 year hiatus, would try his hand at the next big Italian film craze, the "spaghetti western," before retiring from the screen. See more »

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Followed by I pirati della Malesia (1964) See more »

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One of Steve Reeves' best films!
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This high-spirited adventure yarn features Steve Reeves in the role of Sandokan, a Malaysian rebel who kidnaps the niece of a British general who is planning to execute Sandokan's father, the sultan of Moulker. He and his men traverse sweaty jungles, poisonous swamps, and strange lands filled with fierce native headhunters! An unforgettable experience.


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