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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.

Director:

Gary Nelson

Writers:

H. Rider Haggard (novel), Gene Quintano (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

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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Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Israel

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Quatermain See more »

Filming Locations:

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,960,352, 1 February 1987

Gross USA:

$3,751,699

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,751,699
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed concurrently with King Solomon's Mines (1985). See more »

Goofs

As the Eshowe Warrior Chief spears Swarma, while he is passed out on the ground, the 'metal' tip of the spear bends as it hits him in the chest and then straightens out again as it falls to the side of his body. See more »

Quotes

[referring to Sorais, the well-endowed evil queen, prancing about in her skimpy costume]
Allan Quatermain: I've seen some amazing things in my life, but never anything to compare with this.
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Connections

Spoofs Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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"I've seen a lot of things in my day but . . . "
19 December 2001 | by nathanryanSee all my reviews

Now I know that Allan Quatermain as literary character came before Indiana Jones, but this is a shameless rip-off. As a bad movie, this one's got it all. Sock puppet monsters, awkward comedy relief, Henry Silva, curses, magic, Sharon Stone, and an axe-wielding James Earl Jones. To its credit, this movie is very, very watchable, although most of it seems to be Chamberlain and company running around rather than following any sort of story. My only question is: if the Africans and Aryans were living in harmony for hundreds of years in the Lost City of Gold, why were there no Mulattos?


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