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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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Dogati
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Shaike Ophir ...
Kassam (as Shai K. Ophir)
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Dorfman
Vincent Van der Byl ...
Shack (as Vincent Van Der Byl)
Bob Greer ...
Hamid
Oliver Tengende ...
Bushiri
Neville Thomas ...
German Pilot
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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german | jungle | africa | tribe | first part | See more »

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


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22 November 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Las minas del rey Salomón  »

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$12,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$238,227 (USA)
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Director Tobe Hooper was attached to direct early in production. See more »

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While escaping Tongola in the truck, the close up shots show Umbopo cowering and covering his face with his hands, while the long shots show him sitting upright and holding onto the dashboard. See more »

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Almost Great
2 May 2002 | by (az) – See all my reviews

This is a movie rated so low by others but by some it gives them a reminder of indiana jones. Next to those movies this one is the next best. I would recommend it to indiana jones fans who have been waiting years for another sequel. This movie has a sequel too which is almost as good but get a bit slower at the end. The movie is really good though. I enjoyed the storyline, the actors, the music by Jerry Goldsmith is very enchanting, the only thing i could say isnt that good in this film are the special effects but for the time being it will do. Theres nothing to lose so go out and rent it!


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