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Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls (2008)

Allan Quatermain has been recruited to lead an expedition in search of a fabled treasure, deep within Africa. He must avoid hidden dangers.

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Anisley Hartford
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Lady Anna Heresford
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Neville Heresford
Thomas Fakude ...
King Twala
Mzuza ...
Phiwayinkosi Gumede ...
Mduduz Nxumalo ...
Mfafa Msimango ...
Bhekizizwe
Xolisile Khanyile ...
Nonkululeko
Nomkhosi Mthiyane ...
Nkosazana
Mpume Mthiyane ...
Sizwe
Kende Gamede ...
Mhambi
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Allan Quatermain has been recruited to lead an expedition in search of a fabled treasure, deep within Africa. He must avoid hidden dangers.

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History's greatest treasure, Protected by the world's most dangerous land.

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Action | Adventure

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Rated R for some nudity | See all certifications »

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29 April 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alan Kvotermejn i hram lobanja  »

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$50,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The film was shot in the original African locations featured in the classic book on which the film is based. See more »

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In the Zulu village, it's lightly raining in every scene with the King standing in front of his hut, but never at any other time. See more »

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Version of King Solomon's Treasure (1979) See more »

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Very Cheesy Movie
18 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow - this movie should have been named Velveeta! The plot was non-existent, the acting was worse than a high-school play, and it was just plain cheesy. It seemed like the vast majority of the movie time was filled with completely meaningless scenes. Some of those filler scenes were twice as long as they should have been. The pauses on the various characters after finishing their line was reminiscent of watching a soap opera and the music constantly built to non-existent climaxes. This movie literally could have been 20 minutes long and would have not been any worse. I think the budget was mostly spent on the catering for the actors. This movie doesn't deserve any more words!


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