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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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Release Date:

11 December 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La joya del Nilo  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$65,600,000 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the final crowd fight scene Danny Danny DeVito compares it to Our Lady of Mount Carmel school. This was the name of the school De Vito actually attended. See more »

Goofs

Joan's footwear after leaping onto the train. See more »

Quotes

Jack Colton: Why does everything got to be your way?
Joan Wilder: My way? It wasn't my idea to take off and sail around the world with you on your boat for the last six months!
Jewel: I like this. You talk to each other like this often?
Jack Colton: [to the Jewel] Well, let me tell you what I had to put up. Three months ago, we're moored off the Canary Islands, midnight, sound asleep. A boat of three crazed Joan Wilder fans decide that they want the anchor of the Angeline for a souvenir! We were drifting for days!
Joan Wilder: Well, do you remember the ...
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Referenced in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.22 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Legion (Here I Come)
Performed by Mark Shreeve
Written by Mark Shreeve, Pete Q. Harris and Richard Jon Smith
Produced by Mark Shreeve and Pete Q. Harris
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Horrible sequel
5 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This sequel is rather quite disappointing to me. In all honesty I loved the first film, Romancing the Stone, so I when I heard there was a sequel to this I was excited to see it. So I went ahead and rented Jewell and it turned out to be one of the worst sequels I've ever seen. I figured it would be at least an entertaining fun movie, especially since it had the stars back from the first film. One thing that really ticked me off was the cheezy score that accompanied the film. I don't know whose idea it was to make this movie but as soon as Robert Zemeckis and Alen Silvestri said no this production should not have gone underway. Michael and Kathleen weren't bad but even they couldn't save this one.


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