MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 5,908 this week

Sheena (1984)

4.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.7/10 from 2,861 users  
Reviews: 50 user | 18 critic

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, ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $7.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Live Chat with Keanu Reeves

We conducted a Live Chat with Keanu about his upcoming film John Wick.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 titles
created 16 Aug 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 07 Jul 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 23 Jun 2013
 
a list of 42 titles
created 19 Aug 2013
 
a list of 39 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Sheena" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Sheena (1984)

Sheena (1984) on IMDb 4.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Sheena.

User Polls

5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A therapy clinic is using drugs and sex therapy to aid people with dysfunctions, but the doctor and his wife are using the setup to take advantage of some of the patients. An insurance ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: Gail Harris, Jay Richardson, Delia Sheppard
Inner Sanctum (1991)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

A woman attempts suicide when she suspects her husband doesn't love her and is having an affair. Now she's wheelchair-bound, and her husband, who indeed doesn't love her and is having an ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Tanya Roberts, Margaux Hemingway, Joseph Bottoms
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Before he died, Dar's father gave a mysterious amulet to Tal, Dar's younger brother who is now king. Dar, while wandering with his animal companions, chances to meet and rescue a family who... See full summary »

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont
Stars: Marc Singer, Tony Todd, Keith Coulouris
Purgatory (1988)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Two Peace Corps volunteers in Africa are framed and put into an oppressive women's prison.

Director: Ami Artzi
Stars: Tanya Roberts, Julie Pop, Hal Orlandini
Racquet (1979)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

Centred around a former tennis champ who swings with the girls and volleying straight sets with the rich and famous while set on owning his own tennis court.

Director: David Winters
Stars: Bert Convy, Lynda Day George, Edie Adams
Night Eyes (1990)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A security guard is hired to gather evidence of adultery against the wife of the rock star and ends up getting involved with her.

Director: Jag Mundhra
Stars: Andrew Stevens, Tanya Roberts, Cooper Huckabee
Sheena (2000–2002)
Adventure | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Stars: Gena Lee Nolin, John Allen Nelson, Margo Moorer
Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (TV Series 1955)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: Irish McCalla, Chris Drake, Neal the Chimp
Deep Down (1995)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A young man falls into a web of double crossing and murder by spying on his beautiful neighbour.

Director: John Travers
Stars: George Segal, Judith Scarpone, Roderick Thorp
Fantasy | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Dar (Marc Singer), is a warrior who can talk to the beasts. He is forced to travel to Earth to stop his evil brother from stealing an atomic bomb and turning their native land from a desert... See full summary »

Director: Sylvio Tabet
Stars: Marc Singer, James Avery, Michael Berryman
The Byrds of Paradise (TV Series 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Sam Byrd, a teacher and his family take up residence in Hawaii after his wife dies. Harry, Zeke and Franny each have their own problems accepting the new arrangement and coming to terms ... See full summary »

Stars: Timothy Busfield, Seth Green, Jennifer Love Hewitt
Legal Tender (1991)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A woman attempts to save the family business and the end result is murder.

Director: Jag Mundhra
Stars: Robert Davi, Tanya Roberts, Morton Downey Jr.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Vic Casey
...
Fletcher ("Fletch")
Elizabeth of Toro ...
Shaman
France Zobda ...
Countess Zanda
Trevor Thomas ...
Prince Otwani
Clifton Jones ...
King Jabalani
John Forgeham ...
Colonel Jorgensen
Errol John ...
Boto
Sylvester Williams ...
Juka
Bob Sherman ...
Grizzard
...
Phillip Ames
Nancy Paul ...
Betsy Ames
Kathryn Gant ...
Janet Ames (Child Sheena)
Kirsty Lindsay ...
Young Sheena
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Part Animal. Part Legend. All Woman. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

17 August 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Producer Paul Aratow landed a development deal for Sheena, Queen of the Jungle with Universal Pictures as early as 1975 as a proposed starring vehicle for Raquel Welch. However, numerous script rewrites led to the project being put into turnaround. The project was picked up by United Artists, then after a failed script put in turnaround to Filmways (later Orion Pictures) where another failed script led to another turnaround deal at Avco-Embassy, who courteously released the project before their contract had expired to Columbia pictures. The first screenwriter at Columbia (in 1980) was Leslie Stevens. At Columbia the script was subsequently completely rewritten by David Newman and later tweaked by Lorenzo Semple Jr.. At some point Bo Derek was considered for the title role, and Harrison Ford was offered the male lead, but casting amazedly ended up with Ted Wass and Tanya Roberts in the role of Sheena. The production was green-lighted in 1982. See more »

Goofs

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: See! See! Even in chains, we can defeat them! Turn your minds back, oh my people. Remember yourselves- a thousand, a thousand moons ago! Bring your bows! Chief Harumba- Attack!
See more »

Connections

Version of Sheena: Queen of the Jungle (1955) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Mostly Eye Candy, and WHAT candy!
7 June 2004 | by (st. pete, fl usa) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this on TV in the 80's. The old gang back at the college dorms really enjoyed this too. This film has a lot GREAT eye candy. Tanya Roberts was sooo worth watching in BEASTMASTER that the big wigs at the studio thought they'd give her another film to "show off" more of her special talents. Not to be sexist, they threw in SOAP's Ted Wass as her love interest and made him show some of his "special talents". Just like in the BEASTMASTER, there are plenty of those adorable animals to entertain and attack those nasty old villains.

With so many bad things happening in this world, do yourself a favor and get away for 90 minutes. Watch something mindless like this to make you forget about elections, markets, wars, terrorist, and J Lo. Let Tanya tame you......


21 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Theme song thecreeep
Is it my warped imagination or....... BritishPatriot
did they ever consider a sequel... ATX-Movies
Sheena is great! palther
Did Tanya have a boob job? gbryl
SLOW MOTION catrachotyson
Discuss Sheena (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?