4.2/10
184
6 user 4 critic

King Solomon's Treasure (1979)

Three adventurers lead an expedition into darkest Africa in search of the treasure of King Solomon, and on the way encounter hostile natives, volcanoes, dinosaurs and a lost Phoenician city ruled by a beautiful queen.

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

With Prime Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

White hunter Allan Quartermain and his enigmatic guide help a young Irish woman locate her missing father in unexplored Darkest Africa.

Director: Robert Stevenson
Stars: Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke, Roland Young
Certificate: Passed Adventure | Romance | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon.

Directors: Compton Bennett, Andrew Marton
Stars: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson
Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

Allan Quatermain has been recruited to lead an expedition in search of a fabled treasure, deep within Africa. He must avoid hidden dangers.

Director: Mark Atkins
Stars: Sean Cameron Michael, Christopher Adamson, Natalie Stone
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Chris, slick adventurous grandson of legendary adventurer Allan Quatermain, searches for the mythical treasure of Alexander the Great with the help of a pretty German girl, while eluding a dangerous greedy gangster.

Director: Mark Roper
Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith, Anja Kling, Harry Peacock
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Fortune hunter Allan Quatermain teams up with a resourceful woman to help her find her missing father lost in the wilds of 1900s Africa while being pursued by hostile tribes and a rival German explorer.

Director: J. Lee Thompson
Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Allan Quatermain once again teams up with Jesse Huston where the discovery of a mysterious old gold piece sends Quatermain looking for his long-lost brother, missing in the wilds of Africa after seeking a lost white race.

Director: Gary Nelson
Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones
King Solomon's Mines (TV Mini-Series 2004)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An adventurous quest for a treasure hidden in King Solomon's mines, based on H. Rider Haggard's timeless tale.

Stars: Patrick Swayze, Alison Doody, Roy Marsden
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for King Solomans gold mines.

Director: Horace Lisle Lucoque
Stars: Albert Lawrence, H.J. Hamlin, Raymond Brown
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
...
...
Alphonse
Ken Gampu ...
...
Sir John, Oldest Club Member (as Wilfrid Hyde White)
John Quentin ...
Stetopatris
Véronique Béliveau ...
Neva (as Veronique Béliveau)
Sam Williams ...
High Priest Matawani
Hugh Rouse ...
Reverend Donald McKenzie (as Hugh Rowse)
Fiona Fraser ...
Mrs. Mckenzie
Camilla Hutton ...
Flossie McKenzie
Edit

Storyline

Three adventurers lead an expedition into darkest Africa in search of the treasure of King Solomon, and on the way encounter hostile natives, volcanoes, dinosaurs and a lost Phoenician city ruled by a beautiful queen.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The story of a fantastic journey into the heart of Africa a century ago...

Genres:

Adventure | Fantasy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1 June 1979 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Treasure  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 1,200,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was the first major adaptation of the novel to not add a female lead absent from the original work. See more »

Connections

Version of King Solomon's Mines (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
King Solomon's Cheese
11 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie deserved a working over on Mystery Science Theater. Even though it has nothing whatever to do with King Solomon it's worth a watch because it is an unintentional laugh-riot. Really! It's worse than "Destroy All Monsters." Be sure to check out the following: the cheesy medallion (looks like the Shriners have been here), the obviously polyester Norfolk jacket on "Allan Quatermain," David MaCallum's badly done stutter (which does draw attention away from his even worse acting), the incredibly bad process work on all the "monsters," the monsters themselves - the hand puppet which menaces the little girl, the giant snake that menaces Macallum while he sinks in oatmeal, the red-lighted eyes on the motorized crabs, the amazingly hilarious boat (oh, brother!!) which appears to be made of plywood mounted on an old sand dredge and looks like a leftover from a Jr.Sr. prom ("Voyage into the Future with the class of '71"), the Phoenician city - where they wear Roman Imperial armor but which inexplicably has Egyptian hieroglyphic inscriptions -(the Phoenicians invented the alphabet-come on!),and worst of all, Macallum and Ekland (with her fright wig) playing smoochy-face -oh the horror! The best parts are that the intrepid explorers manage to lose the comic Frenchman ,and the African guy -Snuffleupagus or whatever - evidently chose to die heroically rather than be in any more scenes.


3 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?