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I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)

Io sto con gli ippopotami (original title)
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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Complete credited cast:
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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, the doctor
Les Marcowitz ...
Trixie, the Midget
Johan Naude ...
Ormond's chief henchman, the Russian
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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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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Trivia

The name of the river-boat was the "Woodpecker". 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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Featured in Bud's Best - Die Welt des Bud Spencer (2012) See more »

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GRAU GRAU GRAU
Sung by Bud Spencer
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Give Joe Bugner an Oscar
12 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

This is fairly standard Hill/Spencer stuff, except for the fact that Joe Bugner (the former British, Commonwealth, European and Australian Heavyweight champion) plays the part of the villain. The film is worth watching simply for Joe's fantastic acting and South African accent. As expected in Hill/Spencer films, Joe gets beaten up in the end with the usual variety of kitchen utensils and everything ends up happily ever after.


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