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In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by ... See full summary »

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Slim
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Tom
Joe Bugner ...
Ormond
May Dlamini ...
Mama Leone
Dawn Jürgens ...
Stella (Slim's lady-love)
Malcolm Kirk ...
Ormond's bald henchman
Ben Masinga ...
Jason
Les Marcowitz ...
Trixie, the Midget
Johan Naude
Nic van Rensburg
Hugh Rouse ...
Police Captain, arresting Slim and Tom
Mike Schutte ...
Ormond's henchman (German version: Lumpi)
Kosie Smith ...
Ormond's henchman with moustache (German version: Kopf, wie 'n Hauklotz)
Joseph Szucs
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Sandy Nkomo ...
Senghor (Stella's father) (as Sandy Ngkomo)
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In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and right! Written by Mark MacIntyre <page13@fastmail.ca>

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1 December 1979 (Spain)  »

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I'm for the Hippopotamus  »

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The ingredients of the drink that Terence Hill concocted at the dinner table included black caviar, butter, salt and pepper and champagne. See more »

Goofs

After the lunch Tom opens a set of cages with lions (and a cheetah) in them. He opens them from right to left. But the 2 cages we see him opening in close-up, still have closed cages with lions in them to their right. See more »

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GRAU GRAU GRAU
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Terrific Terence Hill and Bud Spencer film!
15 April 2000 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

"I'm for the Hippopotamus" is a good movie! It maybe hard for non Terence and Bud fans to like it, but its damn funny! Its about Slim and Tom having to stop a german tyrant called Jack Ormond from sending half the african wildlife to the Toronto Zoo in Ontario, Canada. It doesnt sound like much of a plot but there are some priceless scenes here, like the fights, the pawn shop "robbery", escaping from jail with a bulldozer, Silm drinks caviar mixed with butter,salt, pepper, and champagne. The whole casino bit! That was good! Joe Bugner's performance as Ormond was better than expected! IT'S A MUST FOR TERENCE AND BUD FANS LIKE MYSELF! My vote, 9/10. >


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