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The Ivory Ape (1980)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  18 April 1980 (USA)
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An ivory ape escapes from a freighter and makes its way to Bermuda. Two anthropologists want to save it, but the local authorities hire a big-game hunter to track it down and kill it.

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Steven Keats ...
Baxter Mapes
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Lil Tyler
Céline Lomez ...
Valerie 'Val' Lamont (as Celine Lomez)
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Inspector St. George
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Aubrey Range
Lou David ...
Roomie Pope
Tricia Sembera ...
Vita Havermyer
Billy Horrigan ...
The captain (as William Horrigan)
David Man ...
Dr. Cole
Leonard Daniels ...
Smith
George Rushe ...
Wilkinson
John Lough ...
Trot toomer
Jane Bainridge ...
Mother in car
Charles Jeffers ...
Congo father
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An ivory ape escapes from a freighter and makes its way to Bermuda. Two anthropologists want to save it, but the local authorities hire a big-game hunter to track it down and kill it.

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A.B.C.'s Movie of the Week: The Ivory Ape.
16 August 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

The Ivory Ape (1980) was just another cheesy Sunday Night movie that they used to show on A.B.C. I haven't seen this movie in ages. I remembered watching this movie with my brother and uncle. My brother and I didn't like the ape, But we like Jack Palance. He was a cool and shady hunter who wanted this rare albino ape (a dude in a bad Halloween costume). Some do gooders wanted to save the rare ape. The film was nothing more than a chance for Jack Palance to mug and grimace his way around a bad cast. Typical for these made-for-t.v.-movies. I was back handed by my dear uncle when I made some funny comments about the ugly simian.

Not worth seeking out unless you're a die hard Jack Palance during his "hard living" days (he did a lot of it, you can tell by his looks and mannerisms).


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