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The Jewel of the Nile (1985)

When Joan Wilder is abducted while on a trip along the Nile, her boyfriend, Jack Colton, and pal Ralph rush to rescue her and retrieve a fabled jewel.

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Howard Jay Patterson ...
Barak
Randall Edwin Nelson ...
Karak
Samuel Ross Williams ...
Arak
Timothy Daniel Furst ...
Sarak
Hamid Fillali ...
Rachid
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Guy Cuevas ...
Le Vasseur
Peter DePalma ...
Missionary (as Peter De Palma)
Mark Daly Richards ...
Pirate
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Storyline

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:

Auf der Jagd nach dem Juwel vom Nil  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,645,455, 15 December 1985

Gross USA:

$75,973,200

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$96,773,200
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Many of the non-British USA cast members are dubbed by British Equity members such as George Camliar, Kerry Shale and Kevork Malikyan. See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, the amount of zinc oxide on Joan's nose changes with each camera angle. See more »

Quotes

Joan Wilder: I'm going to write the truth about you!
Omar: The truth? If I wanted the truth, I would have hired 60 Minutes.
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Referenced in Crash Zone: It's Only Words (1999) See more »

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Nubian Dance
Performed by Nubians (as The Nubians)
Written by Pete Q. Harris and Richard Jon Smith
Produced by Pete Q. Harris and Richard Jon Smith
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Lacks Everything That Made Its Predecessor So Good.
6 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

A somewhat sketchy screenplay and unsteady direction sink "The Jewel of the Nile", the sequel to "Romancing the Stone". Kathleen Turner and Michael Douglas are taking it easy on their yacht, but soon become a bit bored with their now simple lives. Turner gets an invitation from a suspicious sheik in the Middle East who has a dastardly plan up his sleeves. Danny DeVito is also along for the ride once again as everyone is searching for the seemingly unobtainable jewel. Likeable performances are the main attraction, but the film is a large step behind "Romancing the Stone". 2.5 out of 5 stars.


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