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Vic Casey
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Fletcher
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France Zobda ...
Countess Zanda
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Prince Otwani
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King Jabalani
John Forgeham ...
Jorgensen
Errol John ...
Bolu
Sylvester Williams ...
Juka
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Grizzard
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Phillip Ames
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Betsy Ames
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Sheena's white parents are killed while on Safari. She is raised by the mystical witch woman of an African tribe. When her foster mother is framed for the murder of a political leader, Sheena and a newsman, Vic Casey are forced to flee while pursued by the mercenaries hired by the real killer, who hopes to assume power. Sheena's ability to talk to the animals and knowledge of jungle lore give them a chance against the high tech weapons of the mercenaries. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Director John Guillermin said of this movie's production: "We spent about two years in pre-production looking for locations and for ways to shoot the picture. We did not want to go into the studio and I think that decision was sound as far as this film is concerned. We are telling a story which has many elements of fantasy, and authentic settings are invaluable in helping convince an audience. The feel of the finished product is very important. There would be no way to get that 'feel' except by working and living in Africa. All of us, Tanya [Roberts], Ted [Wass], the rest of the cast and crew, felt the imprint of Africa as we were shooting. That reaction made the story come to life". See more »

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After the elephant crashes through the wall of the jail, the guards try to leave the room. Monkeys trying to trip the guards with a gun, drop the gun before the guards can trip on it, but the guards still fall. It happens about 36 minutes into the movie. See more »

Quotes

Sheena: I am not a foolish young girl. The Shaman taught me that brave tales do not always have happy endings. I know what guns can do. I know that you and I may not live to see another sunset.
Vic Casey: Mmmmm!
Sheena: You are an enemy!
Vic Casey: I'm what?
Sheena: The Shaman taught me- an enemy is someone who takes without asking!
Vic Casey: I'll ask then. May I?
Sheena: Yes! You will be welcome in Zukuru! The head man's locust bean cakes- they will be your locust bean cakes! His fermented buffalo milk will be your fermented buffalo milk!
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Sheena
Composed and Conducted by Richard Hartley
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28 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sheena has been entertaining us for close to 70 years now, but you sure wouldn't know it to look at her. She still looks as beautiful and sexy as ever. I've had a ball following Sheena's adventures in the pulps, comic books, on TV, and in this Sheena movie from 1984. My favorite actress in the role of Sheena is Irish McCalla, but I've enjoyed Tanya Roberts and Gina Lee Nolan too. Roberts is stunningly beautiful and she conveys a wonderful sense of innocence as Sheena. This 1984 Sheena movie is a blast of cheesy fun that provides plenty of entertaining moments that make for great escapism. Enjoy this one with good friends, beverages, and lots of popcorn. Sheena is fun!


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