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Safari 3000 (1982)

PG | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | May 1982 (USA)
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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Eddie Miles
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J.J. Dalton
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Count Borgia
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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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Eine irre Safari  »

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Christopher Lee has said in interviews that a chunk of his role was removed in editing. 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 »

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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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Decent chemistry, Bad movie...
22 June 2001 | by (Ann Arbor, MI) – See all my reviews

About the only item worth noting on this lackluster film was the chemistry between Stockard Channing and David Carradine. It seemed as if the two actors were reading off each others reactions rather than a script. Perhaps that was part of the problem with this movie.

At times this film reminded me of the Disney film "The Love Bug." Of course "Safari 3000" is no where near as good a movie as "The Love Bug," and that isn't saying very much. Absolutely skip over this movie and be glad you haven't given up two hours of your life.


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