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King Solomon's Mines (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Fantasy  -  6 June 2004 (USA)
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An adventurous quest for a treasure hidden in King Solomon's mines, based on H. Rider Haggard's timeless tale.

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The word Nomolos, the name of the fight to the death, is meaningless in Zulu. It is simply Solomon backwards. See more »

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The pistol used by the leader of the Russians in the movie is a 'C96 Broomhandle Mauser'. The very earliest version of that pistol was produced in 1896, hence the '96' in the name. King Solomon's mines and Alan Quatermain is set circa 1860, almost 40 years before the C96 pistol was available. See more »

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Thoroughly entertaining, beautifully filmed, not for purists
14 June 2004 | by (Lancaster, CA) – See all my reviews

If you a purist, don't waste your time - otherwise, hold onto your hat and enjoy the adventure. I loved the Stewart Granger/Deborah Kerr version - I've seen it dozens of times, but this film is every bit as good, only different. I won't detail the differences because it would spoil the film. Also, it is a pleasure to see Alison Doody again (I'm a huge Indiana Jones fan), Patrick Swayze is good as Quatermain, and the supporting cast is superb. I find the quality of the supporting cast one of the trademarks of a Hallmark Production and this film was no exception. The cinematography is splendid and the score is perfect. If you are looking for entertainment, you won't be disappointed.


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