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Mother Lode (1982)

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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... See full summary »

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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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Charlton Heston plays a mountain man in this movie. Only about two years prior to this picture, he had played a mountain man in the movie The Mountain Men (1980). See more »

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One of the most underrated movies ever.
23 November 2002 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

The flight sequences and cinematography are superb, and the story is excellent. This may be Charlton Heston's only role where is doesn't play excessive melodrama. It was Kim Basinger's first big role before her starmaking role in the Natural.

It NEEDS to be on DVD.


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