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River of Death (1989)

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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Col. 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
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Long John Silver
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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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Adventure, Mystery and Revenge.

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Adventure

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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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Director Steve Carver got the swastika flag seen at the end of the film from the basement of a hotel in South Africa. He was able to borrow Nazi uniforms from various Neo-Nazi groups based in South Africa. See more »

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Guten Abend Mein Herr
Music and Lyrics by Miles Shorter
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Doesn't flow that well...
23 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

River Of Death tells the story of an adventurer who helps a mysterious man and woman track down a nazi criminal who has been experimenting all kinds of nasty stuff on people and tribal villagers. Along the way there are attacks by natives, lots of martial arts and downbeat ending in this adaption of the novel. River Of Death is actually more well made than the usual Cannon output at the time. Indeed the production values are adequate and Dudikoff makes for a decent rough and tumble hero. However this just isn't very exciting material, which consists of bored performances (Pleasance and Vaughn) which show us the reality that nobody wanted to give anything but the bare minimum of effort. The tribal attacks do make some impact but most of the way through this rather sub-par stuff.

*1/2 out of 4-(Poor)


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