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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

Gary Nelson recalled in the documentary Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014) that when he first screened the film for Menahem Golan, Golan was baffled by it. It turns out that he mistook it for another Cannon film, Invaders from Mars (1986). Golan never admitted his mistake. He later told Nelson that the film was unreleasable. Nelson replied that he walked down a hall decorated with posters for films that were, in his opinion, unreleasable. 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 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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Plan Quatermain From Outer City of Gold
29 August 2007 | by Austin_Powers-1See all my reviews

Some films are made so bad that they are funny. "Allan Quatermain And the Lost City Of Gold" falls under that category; this is far beyond the most awful film I have in my collection. The script I'm sure disappeared on the first day of shooting, the acting is even worse and the special effects look if it had a budget of a couple of pounds. This is all elements which becomes the force of the film. You're not laughing because it's fun, but because it's bad. Maybe that's why I can still be entertained by it.

"Allan Quatermain And the Lost City Of Gold" is the adventure genre's "Plan 9 From Outer Space" (though the special effects are slightly better), and I can still enjoy watching this delightly dreadful disaster of an adventure film.


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