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Sandokan (TV Mini-Series 1976)
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Malaysia, the second half of 1800. The English Queen Victoria owns the domain of the eastern lands of Borneo, commanded by Lord James Guillonk, fierce and ruthless conqueror, father of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Kabir Bedi, Philippe Leroy, Adolfo Celi
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The Classic tale from Alexandre Dumas. Edmond Dantes is unjustly sent to prison for 18 years. He escapes to reclaim his fiancée Mercedes and revenge against his nemesis, Mondego.

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Around the World in 80 Days I (TV Mini-Series 1989)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A Victorian Age English gentleman takes a wager that he can circle the globe in the unprecedented time of just 80 days.

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Eric Idle, Julia Nickson
The Count of Monte-Cristo (TV Movie 1975)
Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young officer, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friends," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.

Director: David Greene
Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Trevor Howard, Louis Jourdan
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When Sandokan learns he is the rightful heir to the throne of Malaysia, he immediately sets of to claim his land back.

Director: Luigi Capuano
Stars: Ray Danton, Guy Madison, Franca Bettoia
Il figlio di Sandokan (TV Mini-Series 1998)
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Stars: Kabir Bedi, Marco Bonini, François Guétary
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Sergio Sollima
Stars: Kabir Bedi, Philippe Leroy, Massimo Foschi
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Claudio Biern Boyd
Stars: Dave Mallow
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Steve Reeves, Geneviève Grad, Andrea Bosic
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Emilio di Roccabruna count of Ventimiglia is fighting Van Gould who ten years before had killed his father and stolen his family properties. He is known as "Il Corsaro Nero" (The Black ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Sollima
Stars: Kabir Bedi, Carole André, Mel Ferrer
I misteri della giungla nera (TV Mini-Series 1991)
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In British ruled India, an army officer lost his daugher when she was a child. Now after a very long time he is about to find her. But she falls in love with a native Indian, who was also a freedom fighter.

Stars: Virna Lisi, Stacy Keach, John Rhys-Davies
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Castellari, Bedi, Testi, Nero - trump aces to win this game
23 May 2010 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

Dora Parker, an English lady/journalist, discovers that the legendary Sandokan is still alive and well, and she wants to write his story. Again, there are many colourful costumes to wear and treacherous enemies to fight. Twenty years after the original "Sandokan" TV series, "Il ritorno di Sandokan" takes us back to the jungle. The star of the show, Kabir Bedi, was meanwhile 50 instead of 30 years of age, but still convincingly explosive with fists and sabre. The cast is excellent, featuring Mathieu Carrière as the evil Raska, Romina Power as the honourable Maharani, Fabio Testi (replacing Philippe Leroy) as Yanez, and director Castellari brought his favorite actor Franco Nero to play a mystic who gets more wise lines by the script than the rest of the actors altogether.

Despite the delay of two decades, the sequel manages pretty well to capture the romantic spirit of the original. It is hindered by the fact Sandokan is on dry land all the time, I was missing the pirate ships on open sea. But under the competent leadership of traditionally minded action director Castellari, this is an entertaining historical adventure like few in the 1990s.


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