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The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak (1984)

Gwendoline (original title)
Gwendoline arrives in China in a box, and is helped out of her immediate predicament by a female contact and a devil-may-care adventurer. She's on a mission to find her father, who was last... See full summary »

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Beth (as Zabou)
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Jean Rougerie ...
Roland Amstutz
Stanley Kapoul ...
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Chen Chang Ching
André Julien ...
Tom (as Andre Julien)
Takashi Kawahara
Kristopher Kum
Loi Lam Duc
Maurice Lamy
Jim Adhi Limas
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Gwendoline arrives in China in a box, and is helped out of her immediate predicament by a female contact and a devil-may-care adventurer. She's on a mission to find her father, who was last seen searching for a rare butterfly in the Land of the Yik Yak. They confront the evil Cheops in an attempt to find Gwen's lost father and the butterfly, and face many other challenges to their mission. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Outrageous adventures in the Kingdom of Women See more »

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Adventure | Fantasy

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25 January 1985 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,337,274, 27 January 1985, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,337,274, 27 January 1985
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Brent Huff choreographed his fight scenes. See more »

Goofs

D'Arcy makes many references to unleashing the Power of "The Volcano". No Volcano is ever seen in this desert-by-a-jungle-by-a-river called the Yek Yeuk. See more »

Quotes

Willard: [in the Cheops's prison. Gwendoline is crying] It's a little late to be afraid, don't you think?
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Soundtracks

Le Combat
Written by Pierre Bachelet
Performed by Guy Matteoni Son Choeur Et Orchestre, arranged by Bernard Levitte
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Pointless nudity at its finest
5 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

A ridiculously dumb movie that attempts to rip off Indiana Jones, but is good for laughs and a good amount of nudity (especially a pre-implant Tawny Kitaen). Memorable scenes include when in a tropical rain forest, low on water, the hero, Willard, has the two heroines take off their tops to catch the falling water.


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