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A couple of youngish adventurers go into the wilderness of British Columbia in search of a lost colleague. Their plane crashes and they find themselves at the mercy of a crazed old Scottish miner, who has lived in isolation for many decades searching the mountain caves for a chamber of long lost gold. He is prepared to do anything - including murder - to keep his gold for himself. Written by Jonathon Dabell <barnabyrudge@hotmail.com>

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"You stay the hell out of my mine, laddie!" See more »


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23 September 1982 (Australia)  »

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Search for the Mother Lode: The Last Great Treasure  »

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$5,500,000 (estimated)
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Charlton Heston plays two roles in this movie. He plays the dual roles of the Scottish twin brothers Ian McGee and Silas McGee. See more »

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Deep, Dark, Dynamite!
10 November 2005 | by (Ashburn, Virginia) – See all my reviews

Not only do the daylight scenes in this movie visually stun the viewer, but the dark cloak of night or being underground chill to the bone! The dark look of the film is all the more compelling when terror explodes out of the darkness to grip the viewer by the throat, eliciting screams! "Stay the hell outta my mine, laddie!" Why don't they listen . . . ???!!!

This movie was incredible. The drama was taut, the frights were well developed and the story was compelling. This movie was a perfect vehicle for Charlton Heston who scared the crap out of me in this film. The script was ideal for him and his style and he was completely believable in this role(s).

Strongly recommended!


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