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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1990 | 1989
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sensuality, adventure action and language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

16 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La vuelta al mundo en 80 días  »

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Trivia

Jill St. John and Robert Wagner were engaged to each other when they made their guest appearance in this film. They were married one year later, in 1990. See more »

Goofs

On a map shown in the opening credits, the capital of China is identified as "Beijing". This spelling is in the Pin-Yin system of representing Chinese with Roman letters, which was not adopted until 1979. The Wade-Giles Romanization spelling of "Peking" would still have been in use. Wade-Giles was developed in 1859. See more »

Quotes

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

Version of Around the World in Eighty Days (1956) See more »

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Excellent Intro for students
25 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have always tried to figure out why people pan a film simply because it was "not like the book".

I agree this mini-series is not as true to Verne's vision as other movies BUT it is an excellent introduction to Vernes & the late 19th century for students.

I have used this movie in my 9th grade World History classes & my students absolutely LOVE it. Over 3 weeks we watch the film track their progress on a map & keep track of the various modes of transportation that the main characters use.

We also discuss the role of Britian as an imperialist power & the growing importance of the US in the world.

I suggest this film for teachers & for families with middle school aged children. A great film!!


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