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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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Kassam (as Shai K. Ophir)
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Shack (as Vincent Van Der Byl)
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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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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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John Rhys-Davies was amazed that Herbert Lom had to agreed to act in this film. See more »

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The final explosion is clearly superimposed over the actors even though the blast is some distance behind them. 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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References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) 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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