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Vic Casey
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Fletcher
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Shaman
France Zobda ...
Countess Zanda
Trevor Thomas ...
Prince Otwani
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King Jabalani
John Forgeham ...
Jorgensen
Errol John ...
Bolu
Sylvester Williams ...
Juka
Bob Sherman ...
Grizzard
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Phillip Ames
Nancy Paul ...
Betsy Ames
Kathryn Gant ...
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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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17 August 1984 (USA)  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Armoury featured in the movie, according to the Internet Movie Firearms Database (IMFDb), included a Flamethrower; a M1911A1 sidearm pistol; Winchester Model 12 shotguns; a Heckler & Koch MP5A2 submachine gun with a slimline forearm and straight West German Police magazines; early-model Heckler & Koch MP5A3 submachine guns; a long barrel Remington Model 31 shotgun; a scoped rifle with a scope on it; Armalite AR-10 rifles with front sights, .62 x 51 mm magazines, and both carry handles and charging handles; a Browning M1919 machine gun; a pair of Browning M3 aircraft guns attached to a helicopter; an engraved Walther Model 8 single action pistol; and a 4" large N-Frame nickel finish Smith & Wesson Model 29 .44 Remington Magnum revolver with wood grips. See more »

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During most of the movie, Sheena is barefoot. When she gets to the Zambuli after escaping from the crashing helicopter, she has sandals. She is wearing those sandals when she pursues Otwani while riding on her zebra. After Otwani makes her fall from the zebra, she is barefoot again - the sandals disappear forever. 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!
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Referenced in The Hunt for Red October (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Sheena's Theme - Interlude
Composed and Conducted by Richard Hartley
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A guilty pleasure if ever there was one!
28 January 2004 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

People really like to dump on this movie! Sure, it's dumb.... but it's NOT boring! And to the guys who say that Tanya Roberts looks more like a Valley Girl gone Troppo than a Jungle Queen (because a jungle girl would have hairy armpits)......LIGHTEN UP! This is Hollywood, remember? The Dream Factory! Escapism! Who wants Sheena to look like a bush pig?? Not me! As silly as it is, this movie is no worse than the Saturday afternoon matinees of long ago and it certainly is fun to watch, even though the dialog and a couple of the situations are a little cringe-worthy. The scenery (and the cinematography) is awesome and the animals are wonderful. The whole thing moves at a nice pace and yes, Miss Roberts DOES take her clothes off.... and that can't be a bad thing! Oh yeah, look for the string holding up the helicopter just before it crashes....marvelous!! This dvd deserves pride of place on your shelf right next to ANACONDA and GODZILLA. 7 out of 10.


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