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The Jewel of the Nile (1985)

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This is the sequel to "Romancing the Stone" where Jack and Joan have their yacht and easy life, but are gradually getting bored with each other and this way of life. Joan accepts an ... See full summary »

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Spiros Focás ...
Avner Eisenberg ...
Jewel
Paul David Magid ...
Tarak
Howard Jay Patterson ...
Barak
Randall Edwin Nelson ...
Karak
Samuel Ross Williams ...
Arak
Timothy Daniel Furst ...
Sarak
Hamid Fillali ...
Rachid
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Gloria
Guy Cuevas ...
Peter DePalma ...
Missionary (as Peter De Palma)
Mark Daly Richards ...
Pirate
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This is the sequel to "Romancing the Stone" where Jack and Joan have their yacht and easy life, but are gradually getting bored with each other and this way of life. Joan accepts an invitation to go to some middle eastern country as a guest of the sheik, but there she is abducted and finds her- self involved with the "jewel". Jack decides to rescue her with his new partner Ralph. They all go from one adventure to another... What is the story of this "jewel"? Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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11 December 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La joya del Nilo  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$65,600,000 (USA)
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Kathleen Turner resisted making the sequel because of her money squabble over the original, and because she didn't like the script, over which she had negotiated approval. She only signed after Fox filed a $25 million lawsuit against her. See more »

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The Nubian man that Jack is wrestling who wants to win Joan's hand in marriage can be seen wearing a wedding ring. See more »

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[the captive Ralph is being dragged across the desert floor by the Sufis]
Ralph: [to himself] Oh, please. Let me get out of this alive. I swear to God, I'll be a good boy from tomorrow on.
[Ralph and the rest of the Sufis see the smoke in the distance from the burning F-16 which was stolen by Jack]
Ralph: But tonight, I gotta kill Colton!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Kathleen Turner/Billy Joel (1989) See more »

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The Jewel of the Nile
Performed by Precious Wilson
Written by Terry Britten and Graham Lyle
Produced by Bryan 'Chuck' New and Jon Astrop
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Not bad for a watch, but not that good either
20 September 2005 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

In some ways I did enjoy "The Jewel of the Nile". It has our favorite characters from "Romancing the Stone", funny and romantic dialouge, and some decent action. But did we need it? No, not really. "Romancing the Stone" was a great action and romance movie; with a perfect ending that needed no explanation.

This movie starts off with Jack and Joan sailing in the Medateranian. They are fighting already about who gets more time to do what they want already. They go to a party that is being thrown for Joan by a devote fan who happens to be a leader of a middle east country. He wants her to write his biography. She agrees but she and Jack have to spend 6 weeks apart from each other ending in a separation or break up, who knows? And of course it ends up being a crazy adventure looking for the "Jewel of the Nile" that ends up being a disappointment somewhat?

Over all, it's a decent flick. It's the 80's, it's the time for not so great films. The effects are cheesy and the acting is so-so. But for the most part, it is a film worth giving a chance too.

6/10


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