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King Solomon's Mines (1985)

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Fortune hunter Allan Quatermain teams up with a resourceful woman to help her find her missing father lost in the wilds of 1900s Africa while being pursued by hostile tribes and a rival German explorer.

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Colonel Bockner
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Dogati
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June Buthelezi ...
Sam Williams ...
Shaike Ophir ...
Kassam (as Shai K. Ophir)
Mick Lesley ...
Dorfman
Vincent Van der Byl ...
Shack (as Vincent Van Der Byl)
Bob Greer ...
Hamid
Oliver Tengende ...
Bushiri
Neville Thomas ...
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Bishop McThuzen ...
Dari (as Bishop Mcthuzen)
Isiah Murert ...
Rug Carrier
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Storyline

Allan Quatermain is a fortune hunter who is convinced by Jesse Huston to help her find her father, who's been lost somewhere in the African jungle during his last exploration. Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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An action packed adventure, full of laughs and heroics. See more »


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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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22 November 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Las minas del rey Salomón  »

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Budget:

$12,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$238,227 (USA)
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John Rhys-Davies was amazed that Herbert Lom had to agreed to act in this film. See more »

Goofs

Virtually all the other characters mispronounce "Quatermain" as "Quartermain". See more »

Quotes

Jesse Huston: [Indicating the twin mountain peaks] if we'd crashed between them, we'd be at the mine!
Allan Quatermain: Fine! Next time we steal a plane, i'll let you crash it!
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Referenced in The Mummy (1999) See more »

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Ride of the Valkyries
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It is a comedy
6 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

Please refrain to take this movie seriously. I repeat: please refrain to take this movie seriously. Any person who is unable to watch a movie without taking it seriously is advised to go watch something else. This one here was meant to be ridiculous. And if it was not, then it is a fine piece of unintentional comedy.


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