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Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)

Allan Quatermain once again teams up with Jesse Huston where the discovery of a mysterious old gold piece sends Quatermain looking for his long-lost brother, missing in the wilds of Africa after seeking a lost white race.

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Gary Nelson

Writers:

H. Rider Haggard (novel), Gene Quintano (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Chamberlain ... Allan Quatermain
Sharon Stone ... Jesse Huston
James Earl Jones ... Umslopogaas
Henry Silva ... Agon
Robert Donner ... Swarma
Larbi Doghmi Larbi Doghmi ... Nasta (as Doghmi Larbi)
Aileen Marson Aileen Marson ... Queen Nyleptha
Cassandra Peterson ... Queen Sorais
Martin Rabbett Martin Rabbett ... Robeson Quatermain
Rory Kilalea Rory Kilalea ... Dumont
Alex Heyns Alex Heyns ... Dutchman
Tembsie Times Tembsie Times ... Nurse (as Themsi Times)
Philip Boucher Philip Boucher ... Bartender
Stuart Goakes Stuart Goakes ... Trader
Fidelis Cheza Fidelis Cheza ... Esbowe Warrior Chief
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Storyline

After his brother Robeson disappears without a trace while exploring Africa in search of a legendary 'white tribe', Alan Quatermain decides to follow in his footsteps to learn what became of him. Soon after arriving, he discovers the los City of Gold, controlled by the evil lord Agon, and mined by his legions of white slaves. Is this where Robeson met his end? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Richard Chamberlain returns in The sequel to "King Solomon's Mines" See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Quatermain See more »

Filming Locations:

Zimbabwe

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,960,352, 1 February 1987, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,751,699
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Production Co:

Golan-Globus Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

James Earl Jones later admitted that he only did the movie for the money, and for the chance to go to Africa. See more »

Goofs

When Swarma passes out beside Agon he lands with his necklace clearly on his chest. When the Eshowe Warrior Chief stabs him with the spear his necklace is gone. See more »

Quotes

[referring to his brother, who disappeared searching for The Lost City of Gold]
Allan Quatermain: He was always ready to go off at the drop of a legend.
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Awful, but can still be enjoyed.
21 February 2002 | by cosmos80See all my reviews

This film is in truth a terrible movie, there is hardly any credible acting, even with a average cast involved. The humor is even more awful, and the film is a carbon copy rip-off of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. But this movie can still be enjoyed by just about anyone, even with the whole family. When I watched this, when I was little, on tape, I really didn't care how bad it was, and I enjoyed it, I still do, but now only to a certain magnitude. This movie is for anyone who loves cheap film flam movies, like godzilla, or the famous cheap kung-fu ones made during the Bruce Lee era (not saying of course Bruce Lee movies are this bad). In truth, I saw this movie before the King Solomon's mine one that precedes it, and this makes THAT movie look like a actual wonder of a movie, and if you like one star movies, give this one chance, it really isn't avoidable in appearance only in content. My rating a VERY respectable 2 out of 10.


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