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Sahara (1983)

PG | | Adventure, Drama | 2 March 1984 (USA)
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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Von Glessing
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Beg
Cliff Potts ...
String
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Andy
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Mayor (as Yaacov Ben-Sira)
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Cambridge
Tuvia Tavi ...
Bertocelli
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Gordon
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Browne
Shahar Cohen ...
Abu
Zehava Twena ...
Yasmin
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Omar
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Storyline

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:

Сахара  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$550,848, 4 March 1984, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,402,962
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Early in filming, Producer Menahem Golan said to numerous people, that he believed that Brooke Shields would win an 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 »


Soundtracks

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 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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