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The Jewel of the Nile (1985)

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When Joan Wilder is abducted while on a trip along the Nile, her boyfriend, Jack Colton, and pal Ralph rush to rescue her and retrieve a fabled jewel.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jack
... Joan
... Ralph
Spiros Focás ... Omar
Avner Eisenberg ... Jewel
Paul David Magid ... Tarak
Howard Jay Patterson ... Barak
Randall Edwin Nelson ... Karak
Samuel Ross Williams ... Arak
Timothy Daniel Furst ... Sarak
Hamid Fillali ... Rachid
... Gloria
Guy Cuevas ... Le Vasseur
Peter DePalma ... Missionary (as Peter De Palma)
Mark Daly Richards ... Pirate
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Storyline

This is the sequel to "Romancing the Stone" where Jack and Joan have their yacht and easy life, but are gradually getting bored with each other and this way of life. Joan accepts an invitation to go to some middle eastern country as a guest of the sheik, but there she is abducted and finds her- self involved with the "jewel". Jack decides to rescue her with his new partner Ralph. They all go from one adventure to another... What is the story of this "jewel"? Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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They're back again...and romancing a brand new stone. See more »


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Release Date:

11 December 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Auf der Jagd nach dem Juwel vom Nil  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,645,455, 15 December 1985

Gross USA:

$75,973,200

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$96,773,200
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Arabic words in the climactic "stage" scene are actually the Arabic names of Kirk Douglas's movies [rumour]. See more »

Goofs

Many details reveal the F-16 to be fake, the belly (big bulge where the main landing gear attach). See more »

Quotes

Ralph: [to Jack] You're all I thought about for six months! They threw me in a jail filled with rejects from the communicable disease ward. Every wacko, drippy, open-sored low-life was in that joint... all of them wanting to hire on as my proctologist!
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Referenced in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.22 (2011) See more »

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I'm in Love
Performed by Ruby Turner
Written by Jonathan Butler and Simon May
Produced by Bryan 'Chuck' New
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Horrible sequel
5 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

This sequel is rather quite disappointing to me. In all honesty I loved the first film, Romancing the Stone, so I when I heard there was a sequel to this I was excited to see it. So I went ahead and rented Jewell and it turned out to be one of the worst sequels I've ever seen. I figured it would be at least an entertaining fun movie, especially since it had the stars back from the first film. One thing that really ticked me off was the cheezy score that accompanied the film. I don't know whose idea it was to make this movie but as soon as Robert Zemeckis and Alen Silvestri said no this production should not have gone underway. Michael and Kathleen weren't bad but even they couldn't save this one.


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