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River of Death (1989)

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An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost... See full summary »

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John Hamilton
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Dr. Wolfgang Manteuffel
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Heinrich Spaatz
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Colonel Ricardo Diaz
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Eddie Hiller
Sarah Maur Thorp ...
Anna Blakesley
Cynthia Erland ...
Maria
Foziah Davidson ...
Dalia
Victor Melleney ...
Doc Blakesley
Rufus Swart ...
Pare
Gordon Mulholland ...
Fanjul
Alain D. Woolf ...
Serrano (as Alain Woolf)
Lindsay Reardon ...
Kellner (as Lindsey Reardon)
Goliath Davids ...
The Shaman
Ian Yule ...
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An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost city. But to their horror they find out that they have bit off more than they can chew. What with a nazi doctor still doing his experiments on people in the same place. Written by <sameeru_01@yahoo.com>

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29 September 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alistair MacLean's River of Death  »

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$535,031 (USA)
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This adaptation of an Alistair MacLean novel involves Nazism as did the arguably most classic version of one of MacLean's books The Guns of Navarone (1961) which was directed by 'J Lee Thompson' and was nominated for 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director and won for Best Special Effects. During the era that this movie was made, Thompson was regularly working making Charles Bronson vehicles for Cannon Films, the production company that made this MacLean adaption, but Thompson did not direct this MacLean movie. See more »

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Music and Lyrics by Miles Shorter
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* OUT OF FIVE
11 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Michael Dudikoff stars as John Hamilton a mercenary who fights off deadly tribes and a sadistic Nazi who is still continuing his work in the jungle in this deathly dull affair. Dudikoff is just woeful here while the rest of the cast that include Donald Pleasance and Robert Vaughn are wasted in their roles. Boredom is all that floats in this river.


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