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Sahara (1983)

 -  Adventure | Drama  -  2 March 1984 (USA)
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After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Dale
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Jaffar
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Von Glessing
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Rasoul
Ronald Lacey ...
Beg
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String
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Andy
Ya'ackov Ben-Sira ...
Mayor (as Yaacov Ben-Sira)
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Cambridge
Tuvia Tavi ...
Bertocelli
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Gordon
Terrence Hardiman ...
Browne
Shahar Cohen ...
Abu
Zehava Twena ...
Yasmin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gabi Amrani ...
Omar
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After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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She challenged the desert, its men, their passions and ignited a bold adventure.

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Adventure | Drama

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Release Date:

2 March 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aventuras en el Sahara  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Early in filming Menahem Golan said to a number of person that he believed that Brooke Shields would win a Oscar for her role. See more »

Goofs

Twice in the opening sequence, Dale (Brooke Shields) slides off the race course on a corner, and the wide view shows her race car hitting a hay bale barricade, but both times in a close-up shot inserted between the long views, her car hits a barricade made of tires. See more »

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Ragtime Dance
(uncredited)
Music by Scott Joplin
Lyrics by Alex Masters
Performed by The Pasadena Roof Orchestra
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Hey! I liked this movie!
26 June 2003 | by (NS, Canada) – See all my reviews

It's a shame that everybody knocks this movie, because it really is good. Sure, it is cheesy in parts, but hey it's a 1983 Brooke Shields movie, what do you expect? The best way to describe this movie is probably that it is very much like a Harlequin romance in many ways. Brooke Shields gives a very good performance, as does movie veteran Sir John Mills. It seems with this movie you either like it or you don't. Personally, I liked it and do recommend it. So go ahead, get some junk food, and a friend who likes romance flicks, and watch it on a rainy day.


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