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La leggenda del rubino malese (1985)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure | August 1985 (USA)
An expedition enters an unexplored jungle to search for a legendary ruby.

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Christopher Connelly ...
Captain Yankee
Marina Costa ...
Maria Janez
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Warren
Luciano Pigozzi ...
Gin Fizz (as Alan Collins)
Dario Pontonutti
Mike Monty ...
Professor Lansky
Rene Abadeza ...
Alain
Cirillo Vitali
Francesco Arcuri
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Malaya 1938. Captain Yankee and his friend Gin Fizz make a living by selling dreams to rich foreigners. With the help of some natives they let their clients think to have lived fantastic adventures. One day Maria Cortez, a Columbian museum director, arrives to search for a fabulous ruby and Captain Yankee is blackmailed by Warren into accepting the task. It won't be easy. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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The movie opens with a title reading, "Malaysia, 1938." There was no such country at the time; the Federated Malay States adopted the name in 1963. See more »

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Enjoyable B Movie!
22 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

I like this film, apart from being directed by the great Antonio Margheriti, it also features a great cast of B Movie stalwarts - Christopher Connelly, Lee Van Cleef, Luciano Pigozzi and Mike Monty - all with tongues firmly stuck in cheeks. The model effects may not be convincing, but I will take them over CGI any day. Margheriti directs with pure gutso and the cast look to be enjoying themselves. If I had to make a choice between Indiana Jones or Captain Yankee, Captain Yankee would win hands down.


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