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In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986)

 -  Horror | Drama | Thriller  -  9 May 1986 (USA)
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Based on actual events, film tells the story of an incident in Kenya in 1984, when, because of a severe drought, 90,000 starving baboons went on a murderous rampage, killing humans and animals alike.

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There's a big drought in Africa. Food and water are scarce. 90,000 wild baboons suddenly start attacking humans and eating them in order to survive. Some people find themselves being hunted by the starving monkeys and must do whatever they can to stay alive. Written by Jonathon Dabell <barnabyrudge@hotmail.com>

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Fans of rampaging animal movies....don't bother!
22 February 2002 | by (Todmorden, England) – See all my reviews

A ridiculous story of a drought in Africa which results in 90,000 baboons deciding to attack humans as their only way of getting food. Yes, that's right, 90,000 red-assed baboons munch their way through the cast during this silly 97 minute horror flick. There's a fair bit of needless gore, which doesn't help, and lots of build ups which peter out without delivering an exciting or frightening pay-off. The only decent thing about this movie is John Rhys-Davies (who was so great in Raiders of the Lost Ark), who injects a bit of interest in a somewhat underwritten role.


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