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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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N!xau ...
Lena Farugia ...
Hans Strydom ...
Eiros ...
Nadies ...
Erick Bowen ...
Treasure Tshabalala ...
Pierre van Pletzen ...
Lourens Swanepoel ...
Richard Loring ...
Lesley Fox ...
Simon Sabela ...
Ken Marshall ...
Peter Tunstall ...
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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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This time, everybody's going crazier. See more »

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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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Was filmed in 1985 and sat on the shelf for nearly five years. See more »

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When the hyena and the youngest kid are face to face, the glass window separating them is visible; the frame runs in the ground and also into the rock. See more »

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Dr. Stephen Marshall: [panting to the honey badger whose been on his shoe which he's had to drag all over] Are you gonna to hang in there forever?
Dr. Stephen Marshall: [takes out some cooked Ostrich egg yolk and places it on the ground] There. Lunch.
[the honey badger just continues to naw on his shoe]
Dr. Stephen Marshall: Go on, try it.
[the badger doesn't]
Dr. Stephen Marshall: [opens a can of beer and takes a sip, then pours a little on the ostrich egg yolk he laid out] Okay, try that.
[taking another sip of beer, the honey badger suddenly lets go and goes to the yolk]
Dr. Stephen Marshall: [...]
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Followed by The Gods Must Be Funny in China (1994) See more »

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Pretty good sequel to a classic
23 April 2003 | by (Tucson, AZ) – See all my reviews

While the original film would have been very difficult to top, The Gods Must Be Crazy II is certainly a strong movie. The innocence and silliness that was captured so amazingly in the first film was faithfully reconstructed in this film. Xixo was much more commanding in this film, and the two kids who played his children were also quite good. Unfortunately, the film makers had to beat the idea into the ground, and made an terrible third sequel. Alas, sometimes a great idea shouldn't always be built upon.


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