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City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  10 June 1994 (USA)
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Shortly after their first western adventure, Mitch Robbins and his friends discover a treasure map that belonged to their late trail guide Curly and set out to discover its secrets.



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The second part of City Slickers begins after the death of Curly. It is the 40th birthday of Mitch Robbins and the day begins quite good until he returns home (after a hard day at the radio station) and finds his brother Glen, the black sheep of the family, in his sofa. Nevertheless he is about to have a wonderful birthday-night with his wife when he discovers a treasure map of Curly by chance. Together with Phil (from the first part) and unfortunately with Glen he tries to find the hidden gold of Curly's father in the desert of Arizona instead of attending a meeting in Las Vegas. The adventurous journey reveals many surprises until everything seems to be over when the map gets lost... Written by Volker Boehm

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They're back in the saddle!



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a comic sex scene and off color humor | See all certifications »




Release Date:

10 June 1994 (USA)  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)


$43,522,360 (USA)

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Bruno Kirby did not return from the original so Jon Lovitz is filling in. Lovitz's character constantly quotes The Godfather: Part II (1974) which Kirby was in. See more »


After Mitch brings Phil over to his house, his brother Glen does a scene from the Godfather. He recites a speech by the Hyman Roth character for Phil, but the lines are out of sequence. See more »


Duke: If you guys wanna go home, go ahead. But that gold, that's the only dream I've got left.
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References The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) See more »


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Composed by Nino Rota
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pretty good; Palance gives another winning performance
21 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

I don't know why it took me so long to see this sequel. It has been so long since I saw the original that I can't make a comparison. But Billy Crystal gave as good a performance as usual, and Jon Lovitz was a worthwhile addition as Crystal's idiotic brother. Jack Palance gave another Oscar-winning performance as the sailor-turned-restaurant-pirate who hoped his late brother knew a big secret (too bad those who decide Academy Award nominations didn't agree).

It took a while to get to the quest for "Curly's Gold", but even the early parts of the movie were entertaining. The search for gold was the best part, with these bumbling idiots, and Duke, getting into all kinds of trouble. Plenty of action, and beautiful scenery, and lots of physical comedy. I wasn't all that happy with the ending, but the reality is, can a group of ordinary guys really be happy if they find millions of dollars in gold? I won't say what went wrong in their quest, but they did get to be really, really happy at one point, and that was satisfying.

The real gold here was Duke's telling of his life story, and the guys working together despite incredible odds. This was probably as good as the first movie for those reasons.

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