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The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

PG | | Comedy | 13 April 1990 (USA)
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Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a ... See full summary »

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Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot and passenger of a small plane, who are each having a few problems of their own. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Also Known As:

Die Götter müssen verrückt sein II  »

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$6,291,444 (USA)
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The scene with Xixo's son being run over by the truck was done using blue screen work by the child actor. A studio shot of the boy falling to the ground was chroma keyed over a ground level shot of the truck passing over the camera lens. See more »

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When the poachers drive over Xixo, it is obviously a dummy that ends up under the truck. See more »

Quotes

Timi: [goes to where the boss is being held] Oky! Get out!
[the boss does]
George: How long will we get?
Timi: I don't know. Maybe you'll get a year, but this bastard
[pointing at boss]
Timi: is going to sit for a long time.
George: Geez, boss.
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Followed by The Gods Must Be Funny in China (1994) See more »

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Very, very funny sequel
26 October 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews



The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989) C-97 min. D: Jamie Uys. N!xau, Lena Farugia, Hans Strydom, Eiros, Nadies, Erick Bowen. Sequel to the hit box-office smash is just as funny, concerning the bushman's quest to find his children, who have been `kidnapped' by a pair of poachers. Meanwhile, two inept soldiers are out to make each other suffer through slapstick catastrophes and a duo of scientists find themselves lost in the desert. Farugia is hilarious as the anti-nature scientist, while Bowen is funny as well (as a Cuban soldier who loses his sense of direction every few minutes). RATING: 8 out of 10. Rated PG for partial nudity, slapstick violence, and strong language.


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