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Carry on Columbus (1992)

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Christopher Columbus believes he can find an alternative route to the far East and persuades the King and Queen of Spain to finance his expedition. But the Sultan of Turkey, who makes a ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mordecai Mendoza
Countess Esmeralda
Peter Richardson ...
Bart Columbus
Alexei Sayle ...
The Sultan
The Chief
The Wazir
June Whitfield ...
Julian Clary ...
Sara Crowe ...
Pepi the Poisoner


Christopher Columbus believes he can find an alternative route to the far East and persuades the King and Queen of Spain to finance his expedition. But the Sultan of Turkey, who makes a great deal of money through taxing the merchants who have to pass through his country on the current route, sends his best spy, Fatima, to wreck the trip. Written by Rhino <>

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expedition | sultan | sea | sequel | spyhole | See more »


Up your anchor for a well crewed voyage


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20 November 1992 (USA)  »

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£2,250,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Final cinema film of Alan Hume. See more »


Fatima: You mean, the sharks won't eat me whole?
Marco the Cereal Killer: Oh, no! I'm told they spit that bit out first!
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Follows Carry on Emmannuelle (1978) See more »


Written and Produced by Malcolm McLaren and Lee Gorman
Performed by Jayne Collins and Debbie Holmes
Published by Chrysalis Music/Warner Chappell Music/Island World Music
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Why the UK should give up film production.
15 October 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The original Carry On series has a certain kitsch charm. They were smutty, low budget attempts to appeal to the masses, which broadly succeeded in putting a smile on the nation's face. Great casts of talented comic actors such as Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey and Barbara Windsor gave their all to leave a superb record of the humour of the time. Fourteen years after the original series drew to a close, largely because it was no longer relevant to the country, someone got the bright idea to revive the tradition. I can almost hear the smug conversations as the likes of Julian Clary and Rik Mayall decided to undertake what they thought would be a simple project. How miserably they failed. It is an execrable, ill conceived and poorly executed film, the only purpose of which is to illustrate the quality of the originals.

We often bemoan the demise of the British film industry, yet we seem to be almost incapable of turning out any decent films with the resources we have.

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