The title says it all. There's a mix up involving stolen diamonds which Ernest has (naturally) made into a yo-yo and given to his would be girlfriend, Rene. But Rene wants a man of action, ... See full summary »
Timmy Taylor and his two friends, Stevie and Buddy capture escaped convict Carl Banks (Jim Varney) and hold him hostage in their treehouse over the weekend so that Timmy can use Carl as his... See full summary »
A group of juvenile criminals is sent for vacation to Kamp Kikakee. The clumsy Ernest has to care for them, although he doesn't even know how to take care of himself. The other children at ... See full summary »
Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr. Nash, and arranges a switch. Nash assumes Ernest's job as a bank ... See full summary »
The title says it all. There's a mix up involving stolen diamonds which Ernest has (naturally) made into a yo-yo and given to his would be girlfriend, Rene. But Rene wants a man of action, and doesn't think that Ernest fits the bill. After the bad guys come looking for the stolen diamonds and kidnap Rene, all of her fantasies come true as Ernest has to go to Africa to rescue her. Written by
At one point, Earnest mentions a (fictional) movie called "Illinois Smith and the Curse of Hitler's Brain". The Indiana Jones reference is obvious, but there was actually a movie called They Saved Hitler's Brain (1968). See more »
ERNEST GOES TO AFRICA is the BEST ERNEST movie since ERNEST GOES TO JAIL. I mean, Each ERNEST flick was worth watching just to see the multi-talented Jim Varney playing loveable goofball ERNEST P. WORRELL... but when it comes to the most laughs, AFRICA is one of the best. Perhaps one of the funniest moments I have ever seen in an ERNEST flick was in this one where he walks up to an African tribe with the woman he longs for and says, "Let me take care of this, You have to know how to talk to these people!" He then proceeds to talk some Ernest Jibberish for a few seconds until the tribe leader knocks him out with his cane! Simply Hilarious!!! Even the very opening of the film where ERNEST mimics a bunch of Animals with his rubberface and funny voices will have you laughing from the get-go! I sure am gonna miss seeing any new goofy hijinx for our good buddy ERNEST. Star, Jim Varney was sadly taken from this lifetime too early at the age of 50 due to Lung Cancer. Thankfully his performances will Live on Forever on DVD! I think John Cherry and Coke Sams need to make the 10th and Final ERNEST Film: ERNEST GOES TO HEAVEN which would be a bio-pic about the real life of the man who played our good buddy Ernest. God Bless ya Jim!
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