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A Touch of the Sun (1979)

| Comedy | 1996 (UK)
A bumbling US marine Captain is assigned to retrieve a space capsule from a despotic African ruler.

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General Natasha Alexandrovitch
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Commissioner Potts
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General Spelvin
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Emperor Sumumba
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Jim Coburn
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Chief Zawie
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Fred Carter ...
President P. Nuts
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Emperor's Aide
Friday Nyamba ...
Emperor's Aide
Jim Kenny ...
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A bumbling US marine Captain is assigned to retrieve a space capsule from a despotic African ruler.

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it's so bad you don't even need to know what its about
7 August 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film reveals that Edward d wood was a genius auteur after all. Unlike wood's work, this film reveals a total lack of charm, wit, strange beauty and oddball imagination. All prerequisites for a film if it is to be considered to be so bad it's good. This is an embarrassment to all concerned. Absolutely unfunny, unsexy, unimaginative and totally pointless.

Even the feeble special effects don't make you laugh - TV monitors in Mission Control which are supposedly showing rockets in flight are actually just colour photographs glued to the wall - it SHOULD be funny, but it isn't. Just one of the turkeys Reed mugged his way through for the cash. Does anyone know who commissioned this sorry waste of celluloid? AVOID AT ALL COSTS!! I know just writing about it gives it a mystique but I assure you it has none.


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