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Sheena (1984)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Fantasy  |  17 August 1984 (USA)
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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, ... See full summary »

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Vic Casey
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Elizabeth of Toro ...
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France Zobda ...
Countess Zanda
Trevor Thomas ...
Prince Otwani
Clifton Jones ...
King Jabalani
John Forgeham ...
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Errol John ...
Bolu
Sylvester Williams ...
Juka
Bob Sherman ...
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Phillip Ames
Nancy Paul ...
Betsy Ames
Kathryn Gant ...
Kirsty Lindsay ...
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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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She is an ancient prophecy fulfilled. A golden God-child possessed with a mystic gift. A gift which grew in strength as she grew in years. A gift about to be put to the ultimate test: Innocence against Evil. See more »

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Adventure | Fantasy

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Sheena: Queen of the Jungle  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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This picture's director John Guillermin once directed such Tarzan adventure movies as Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (1959) and Tarzan Goes to India (1962). The Sheena story is often referred to as being a female Tarzan. 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 »

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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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Tanya Roberts should be enough
19 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, so this is purely a vehicle to show off, in my opinion, one of the hottest babes of the 80's - Tanya Roberts. But why must the whole movie be junk. They must have gone to some length to get all of the animals into this film, so that may explain the lack of budget for anything else. Like maybe some bad guys that can shoot straight. Watch it for Tanya and pretend the rest doesn't exist, it's hard, but try. The leading man is horrible. He is not even likable in the least. There was a nice Range Rover in the movie and the befuddle side kick of a camera man was slightly entertaining, but that was it. Why go all the way to Africa to film this schlock. Just put Tanya in some tight leather and let her be "Beastmaster" of Iowa or something.


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