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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 ... Nyleptha
Cassandra Peterson ... 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Richard Chamberlain's partner Martin Rabbett played his brother. See more »

Goofs

While Quatermain is striking the golden lion on the temple roof with the axe during the attack, the cart carrying Agon flips over to the right and behind it can be seen the rope used to help flip it. 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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Hey! I liked it!...kinda
21 June 2001 | by artzauSee all my reviews

"...makes Plan 9 from Outer Space look like Citizen Kane...(?)" C'mon. A bit of hyperbole now and then is OK but this comment is a bit overdone. Hey, I liked this movie. Dumb? Yep. Lousy script. Yep again. I would guess that H. Rider Haggard would be rolling in his grave at the considerably less than good job they did on this one. Is it dog? Likely. I think that not only James Earl Jones did it for the paycheck. I think Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone and Henry Silva did it for the paycheck too. But, then Chamberlain made the Towering Inferno, which was not only bad but boring, in which he played a bad guy. But, seriously folks, getting back to this amusing remake of King Solomon's Mines, you can't take this film seriously. Too bad, though. Being one who loves costume dramas, the script does leave some talented people with little to do but try and keep a straight face while stumbling through the action. Check it out for yourself.


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