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I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)

Io sto con gli ippopotami (original title)
In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by ... See full summary »

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Italo Zingarelli
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Terence Hill ... Slim
Bud Spencer ... Tom
Joe Bugner Joe Bugner ... Ormond
May Dlamini May Dlamini ... Mama Leone
Dawn Jürgens Dawn Jürgens ... Stella (Slim's lady-love)
Malcolm Kirk Malcolm Kirk ... Ormond's bald henchman
Ben Masinga Ben Masinga ... Jason, the doctor
Les Marcowitz Les Marcowitz ... Trixie, the Midget
Johan Naude Johan Naude ... Ormond's chief henchman, the Russian
Nic van Rensburg Nic van Rensburg
Hugh Rouse Hugh Rouse ... Police Captain, arresting Slim and Tom
Mike Schutte Mike Schutte ... Ormond's henchman (German version: Lumpi)
Kosie Smith Kosie Smith ... Ormond's henchman with moustache (German version: Kopf, wie 'n Hauklotz)
Joseph Szucs Joseph Szucs
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sandy Nkomo Sandy Nkomo ... Senghor (Stella's father) (as Sandy Ngkomo)
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Storyline

In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and right! Written by Mark MacIntyre <page13@fastmail.ca>

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Safari so good!


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1 December 1979 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

I'm for the Hippopotamus See more »

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Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Apparently, the movie was modeled on being a comic version of the then recent African adventure movies Africa Express (1975) and Safari Express (1976). See more »

Goofs

After the lunch Tom opens a set of cages with lions (and a cheetah) in them. He opens them from right to left. But the 2 cages we see him opening in close-up, still have closed cages with lions in them to their right. See more »

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Featured in Bud's Best - Die Welt des Bud Spencer (2012) See more »

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GRAU GRAU GRAU
Sung by Bud Spencer
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Good for children
6 October 2008 | by robertofuianoSee all my reviews

beautiful film. As to the usual one, the usual negative comments which talk about a classical film some years 80 which everyone does not like it to the nostalgic ones are met.Sure Heros that this film had to have a judgment in this site. In fact reviewers' good part has put a high vote to the previous episodes. Because this contrast? I know the reason. Since assumptive reviewers' good part favorably sees the past and as the past is "better" than the present they have given several credit to the preceding episodes being still the last episode more explosive and spectacular. At this point should reject also the old episodes but there are here two weights and two measure.In fact also cinema masterpieces have been criticized and denigrated. Good part some reviewers of this site belong to the very bad reviewers. Better think separately with its head.


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