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Safari 3000 (1982)

 -  Action | Adventure | Comedy  -  May 1982 (USA)
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Reporter J.J. Dalton wants to write a story about a grueling 3000 km auto rally through Africa. When her deal to ride with a driver falls through, she hires ex-stuntman Eddie Miles, who is ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Eddie Miles
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J.J. Dalton
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Count Borgia
Hamilton Camp ...
Ian Yule ...
Freddie Selkirk
Hugh Rouse ...
Brigadier Hawthorne
Mary Ann Berold ...
Victoria Hawthorne
Peter J. Elliott ...
Stewart Simmons
Cocky Tlhotlhalemaje ...
Rally Car Salesman (as Cocky Two Bull)
Ben Masinga ...
Zulu Chief
James White ...
Lou Reiner
Mackson Ngobeni ...
Judge Urpa
Sam Williams ...
Dirty Hahurry
Fanyana H. Sidumo ...
Kitu
Eric Flynn ...
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Reporter J.J. Dalton wants to write a story about a grueling 3000 km auto rally through Africa. When her deal to ride with a driver falls through, she hires ex-stuntman Eddie Miles, who is racing against his former employer, the ruthless Count Borgia, who becomes their hardest and meanest competitor in the rally. Borgia and his sidekick Feodor do all they can to thwart the other drivers, but luck and love are on J.J. and Eddie's side. Written by skpurplevamp

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The race that drove Africa wild!


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Christopher Lee's last line in the movie, "La commedia e finita," is the last line of Leoncavallo's tragic opera "I Pagliacci." It means "the comedy is over." See more »

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Pretty much any time Christopher Lee is driving in the car with his sidekick, the camera is visible in the reflection on the sidekicks helmet. This starts at the beginning of the race and continues throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

Feodor: [sings] Baboons on the road, what kind of sign is this? Baboons on the road, is this the end of bliss? I would rather see a rain of toads than hear that call: baboons on the road! I would rather see a rain of toads than hear that call, baboons on the road!
Count Borgia: Feodor, you know that I am fluent in twelve languages. Amongst all those noble and ancient tongues, there is but one solitary word that describes you with complete and total accuracy: putz.
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In the tradition of " Cannonball Run"
25 May 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the tradition of " Cannonball Run " and " The Great Race " " Safari 3000" tells the basically simple story of a African continent road race. It's not a classic and there aren't any great stunts but all the actors ( Stockard Channing and Hamilton Camp in particular) look like they're having a roaring good time with the silly dialogue and consequently so will you. There are a couple of raunchy lines that will go right over the kiddies heads so it's one for the entire family. Lots of wild animals and some natives who are aren't as primitive as they appear, actors having a great time, all in all a fun way to spend an hour and a half. Of course, as in all low budget movies there are some unintentially funny moments, like the African used car dealer at the beginning who only gets his accent down in the second half of his scene.


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