Around the World in 80 Days (I) (1989)

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A Victorian Age English gentleman takes a wager that he can circle the globe in the unprecedented time of just 80 days.

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Phileas Fogg (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Jean Passepartout (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Princess Aouda (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Detective Wilbur Fix (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Capt. Bunsby (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 McBaines (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Benjamin Mudge (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Wentworth (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Jesse James (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Sarah Bernhardt (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Woman mistaken for Princess Aouda / ... (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Alfred Bennett (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Lucette (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Italian Chief of Police (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Train Conductor (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Sir Francis Commarty (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Cornelius Vanderbilt (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Stuart (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Ralph Gautier (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Faversham (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Captain Speedy (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Jenks (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Flannigan (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
John Abineri ...
 Father Gruber (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Yves Aubert ...
 Gravier (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Bill Bailey ...
 Captain Phillips (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Peter Birrel ...
 Brindisi Terminal Clerk (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
John Carlin ...
 Forster (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Jean-Pierre Castaldi ...
 Lenoir (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Lane Cooper ...
 Kyaukese (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Julian Curry ...
 Wilson (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Ellis Dale ...
 Bank Clerk (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Bruce Troy Davis ...
 Captain Lacey (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Edward Dentith ...
 Faversham's Aide (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Hugo De Vernier ...
 Louis Pasteur (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Gérard Dimiglio ...
 Bonheur First Officer (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Roy Evans ...
 Shirley Rose Engineer (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Don Ferguson ...
 Bombay Director of Police (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Henry Fong ...
 T'ung Chih (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Michael Gable ...
 Frank James (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Maurice Gardette ...
 French Consul (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Arne Gordon ...
 Bank Guard (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Olivier Hémon ...
 Georges (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Colin Higgins ...
 Reporter (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Mark Holmes ...
 Major Bryce (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
George Ip ...
 Tailor (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Subhash Joshi ...
 Indian Gentleman (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Abraham Lee ...
 Carnatic Steamship Clerk (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Ming-yang Li ...
 Sinji Servant (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Lily Leung ...
 Empress (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Italian Squad Leader (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Victor Maddern ...
 Liverpool Ticket Agent (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Queen Victoria (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Batcular (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Calcutta Harbor Clerk (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Christopher Muncke ...
 Vanderbilt First Officer (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Pierre Olaf ...
 Captain Rondicherry (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Sai-Kit Yung ...
 Bayfront Hotel Clerk (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Arun Pathela ...
 Kiru (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
John Rapley ...
 Reverend Samuel Smythe (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Terrence Scammell ...
 Grimes (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Peter Sharman ...
 English Consul Clerk (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Eve Schickle ...
 The Harlot (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Cassie Stuart ...
 Madelaine (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Tommy Tam ...
 Chinese Dockworker (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Theodore Thomas ...
 Police Chief (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Violetta ...
 Mildred (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Ed Wiley ...
 Ffolkestone (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Tariq Yunus ...
 Prince Bayinnaung (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
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Storyline

Phileas Fogg accepts a wager to prove his contention that a man can go around the world in 80 days. After betting his entire fortune, he takes his new butler (a man hoping for a quite life) on a tour of the world. However, just before the time he leaves, the Bank of England is robbed and a Detective believes that Fogg is the guilty party and he sets out after him. Written by Dennis Kytasaari <djk@xnet.com>

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Rated PG for sensuality, adventure action and language | See all certifications »
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16 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La vuelta al mundo en 80 días  »

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Trivia

John Mills and Robert Morley were the only actors who appeared in both the 1956 version of Around the World in Eighty Days (1956) and this 1989 re-adaptation. See more »

Goofs

Princess Aouda is missing one of the five medallions on her necklace when she is mending her peach sari on board the ship to Liverpool and again when she is wearing the peach ensemble during her marriage proposal by Fogg. There is a gap along the pearls in her necklace where the medallion was. See more »

Quotes

Detective Wilbur Fix: [drunkenly] Vive la France!
Jean Passepartout: [drunkenly] Up the English!
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Connections

Version of 'Round the World in 80 Days (1914) See more »

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A Surprisingly Literate and Intelligent Version of Fogg's Adventure
17 April 2013 | by (Corning, California) – See all my reviews

There are three major versions of the Verne book available on DVD; this version took me by surprise, not only because it is literate and more faithful to the original than the other two versions, but because Pierce Brosnan makes of Phileas Fogg a complex, believable Victorian man who learns that perhaps Empire and all it represents is not everything. David Niven was a brilliant caricature of Fogg, all style and quips, and whoever plays him in the Jackie Chan version is completely and innocuously forgettable--Brosnan plays Fogg for reality, and in doing so, invests the entire epic voyage with an exciting reality the other two versions do not have.

This version, originally shown on television is long, and unfortunately, the two discs are filled with blackouts where commercials were once inserted, and with extra title sequences--no matter; while this is not filled with flash and amazingly comprehensive cameos as is the first version, it is also not stupidly infantile and filled with potty humor ( as is the most recent Coogan-Chan version). For a television version, this is quite compelling, full of good scenery, several beguiling and beautiful female leads, and a good amount of suspenseful narrative--it's old fashioned, but rewardingly so.


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