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The Jewel of the Nile ()


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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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Jack
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Joan
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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
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Gloria
Guy Cuevas ...
Le Vasseur
Peter DePalma ...
Missionary (as Peter De Palma)
Mark Daly Richards ...
Pirate
Sadeke Colobanane ...
Nubian Chief
Hyacinthe N'Iaye ...
Nubian Wrestler
Daniel Peacock ...
Rock Promoter
Benyahim Ahed ...
Omar Officer
Alaoui Hassen ...
Station Master
Makoula Ahmed ...
Ticket Seller
Akasby Mohamed ...
Old Man in Suq
Zaouia Abdelmajid ...
F-16 Pilot
Ted Buffington ...
Fire Walker
Flora Alberti ...
Society Matron
Patricia Davidson ...
Society Matron (as Patricia Poullair)
Ziraoui Mustapha ...
Omar's Elite Guard
Baji Abdelmajid ...
Omar's Elite Guard
Kachela Mohammed ...
Omar's Elite Guard
Mohamed Attifi ...
Omar's Elite Guard (as Attif Mohammed)
Hilal Abdellatif ...
Omar's Elite Guard
Ben Abadi Mohammed Fillali ...
Omar's Elite Guard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hamid Ait Timaghrit ...
Thief (uncredited)
Omero Capanna ...
Hitman (uncredited)

Directed by

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Lewis Teague

Written by

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Mark Rosenthal ... (written by) &
Lawrence Konner ... (written by)
 
Diane Thomas ... (characters)

Produced by

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Jack Brodsky ... co-producer
Joel Douglas ... co-producer
Michael Douglas ... producer

Music by

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Jack Nitzsche

Cinematography by

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Jan de Bont ... director of photography (as Jan DeBont)

Film Editing by

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Peter Boita
Michael Ellis

Editorial Department

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Edward M. Abroms ... additional editor (as Edward Abroms)
Chris Cook ... assistant editor (as Christopher Cook)
Jason Krasucki ... assistant editor
Dennis McTaggart ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Caroline Mazauric
Rose Tobias Shaw

Production Design by

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Richard Dawking
Terry Knight

Art Direction by

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Damien Lanfranchi
Leslie Tomkins

Set Decoration by

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Simon Wakefield

Costume Design by

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Emma Porteous

Makeup Department

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Karoly Balazs ... makeup artist (as Charles Balazs)
Kathryn Blondell ... hair stylist (as Kathy Blondell)
E. Thomas Case ... makeup artist (as Tom Case)
Thierry Zemmour ... hair stylist (as Thierry Zemour)

Production Management

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Zakaria Alaoui ... production manager
Jean-Yves Asselin ... unit manager
Michael R. Joyce ... unit production manager: second unit (as Michael Joyce)
Bernard Mazauric ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ahmed Hatimi ... second assistant director
Kuki López Rodero ... first assistant director (as Kuki Lopez)
Bruce Moriarty ... second assistant director
José María Ochoa ... first assistant director: second unit (as Joe Ochoa)
Glenn Randall Jr. ... second unit director (as Glenn Randall)

Art Department

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Jean-Paul Bernardi ... carpenter
Len Furey ... construction coordinator
Stephen Hargreaves ... supervisor carpenter
David J. Negron ... production illustrator (as David Negron)
Tony Rimmington ... technical drawings
Charles Torbett ... property master

Sound Department

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Paul Botham ... boom operator
Terry Busby ... sound editor
Leslie Hodgson ... adr editor
Gerry Humphreys ... re-recording mixer
Chris Kelly ... sound editor
Kerry Kohler ... assistant sound editor
Sandy MacRae ... sound mixer
Robin O'Donoghue ... re-recording mixer
William Parnell ... assistant sound editor (as Bill Parnell)
Philip Rogers ... sound recordist
Les Wiggins ... supervising sound editor

Special Effects by

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Nick Allder ... special effects supervisor
Peter Ch. Arnold ... special effects
Garth Inns ... special effects
Phil Knowles ... special effects coordinator (as Philip Knowles)
John McGoldrick ... special effects
Alan Poole ... special effects
Terry Schubert ... second unit special effects coordinator
Neil Swan ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Robin Browne ... special optical effects
Ray Caple ... matte artist
John Fletcher ... special optical effects
Alan G. Markowitz ... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Tim Ollive ... optical camera effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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Román Ariznavarreta ... stunts (as Ramon Arizaverreta)
Francisco Carmona ... stunts
Giovanni Cianfriglia ... stunts (as Giovanni Gianfriglia)
Ricardo Cruz ... stunts
Vince Deadrick Jr. ... stunts
Augusto Funari ... stunts
Robin Grathwol ... stunts
Riccardo Mioni ... stunts (as Ricardo Mioni)
Sergio Mioni ... stunts
Stefano Maria Mioni ... stunts (as Stephano Mioni)
Claudio Pacifico ... stunt double
Hassen Pigani ... stunts
Orlando Ragusa ... stunts
Glenn Randall Jr. ... stunt coordinator (as Glenn Randall)
Claudio Zucchet ... stunts
Sergio Mioni ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Markus Blunder ... assistant camera
Terry Chapman ... key grip
Seamus Corcoran ... camera operator: second unit
Peter De Bont ... assistant camera (as Peter DeBont)
Jeff 'Moose' Howery ... best boy (as Jeff Howery)
Bobby Huber ... dolly grip
Marc Koninckx ... camera operator (as Mark Koninckx)
Bob Penn ... still photographer
Gary Tandrow ... gaffer
Robert Wiesmann ... assistant camera
Alexander Witt ... director of photography: second unit
Ronald Hersey ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Nicolas Kullmann ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Abdelkrim Akallach ... crowd wardrobe supervisor
Nino Cerruti ... special wardrobe: Kathleen Turner
Raymond Hughes ... costume designer: Pirates
Yumi Katsura ... wedding gowns: Miss Turner
David Murphy ... costume supervisor
Simon Murray ... costumer: men
Edith Poussou ... costumer: women
Hassan Taghriti ... costume assistant
Kirsten Wing ... costumer: women

Location Management

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Jean-Yves Asselin ... location manager
Frédéric Bovis ... assistant location manager
Bryan Coates ... location manager
Abdessamad Dinia ... location manager (as Dinia Abdessamad)
Eric Dussart ... location manager

Music Department

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Andy D'Addario ... music scoring mixer
Michael Hoenig ... music score producer
Tim Sexton ... music supervisor (as Timothy R. Sexton)
Richard Whitfield ... music editor

Transportation Department

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Charles Enzen ... transportation coordinator (as Chuck Enzen)

Other crew

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Mark Birmingham ... production assistant
Teresa Brett ... production contact: Los Angeles (as Teresa Somogyi Brett)
Peter DePalma ... assistant: Michael Douglas (as Peter De Palma)
Renee Featherstone ... production contact: Los Angeles (as Reneé Featherstone)
Jim Franklyn ... production accountant
Billy Goodson ... choreographer
Rachel Griffiths ... script supervisor
Chip Johnson ... assistant: Lewis Teague
Laura Julian ... production coordinator
Gordon K. Kee ... production controller (as Gordon Kee)
Mary Jane Nolan Kelly ... production contact: New York
Melinda Rees ... script supervisor: second unit
Patricia Reid-Douglas ... assistant: Joel Douglas (as Patricia Reid)
Nina Saxon ... title designer
Peter J. Silbermann ... unit publicist
Carmen Soriano ... production coordinator: second unit
Tyler Atkinson ... digital distribution (uncredited)
Cynthia Wise ... assistant accountant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Bryan Coates ... in memory of
Richard Dawking ... in memory of
King Hassan II ... special thanks (as His Majesty King Hassan of Morocco)
Richard Kotch ... in memory of
Diane Thomas ... in memory of

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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

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Taglines When the going gets tough, the tough get going. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Le diamant du Nil (France)
  • Auf der Jagd nach dem Juwel vom Nil (Germany)
  • La joya del Nilo (Spain)
  • To diamanti tou Neilou (Greece)
  • Klejnot Nilu (Poland)
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Runtime
  • 106 min
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Box Office

Budget $25,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $6,645,455, 15 Dec 1985
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $96,773,200

Did You Know?

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Trivia The actors playing the tribesmen Arak, Barak, Karak, Sarak and Tarak were the members of the juggling troupe the Flying Karamazov Brothers. See more »
Goofs The jet's afterburner is not on in the third shot after Jack activates it. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Billy Ocean: When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going (1985). See more »
Soundtracks When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going See more »
Quotes [the Jewel is woken up by Joan chipping away at the bars of their cell with a two-by-four plank]
Jewel: What are you doing?
Joan Wilder: In my last novel, 'Angelina and the Savage Secret' Angelina used a nail file to chip away at the bars of her cell to remove them and escape to freedom.
Jewel: How long did this take?
Joan Wilder: Two pages.
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