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Options (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 28 April 1989 (USA)
An MBA goes to Africa to make a deal, but come out with a Princess.

Director:

Camilo Vila

Writers:

Ed Decter (story) (as Edward Decter), John J. Strauss (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Salinger Matt Salinger ... Donald Anderson
Joanna Pacula ... Princess Nicole of Belgium
John Kani ... Jonas Mabote
Danny Keogh Danny Keogh ... Phillipe
Tobie Cronje Tobie Cronje ... Rajid
Bobby Unser Bobby Unser ... Unser
Susan Anton ... Princess Nicole (in telefilm epilogue)
James Keach ... Ed Sloan
Eric Roberts ... Donald Anderson (in telefilm epilogue)
Alan Pierce Alan Pierce ... Steve Raff
Evan J. Klisser Evan J. Klisser ... Phil (as Evan Klisser)
Siobhan Taylor Siobhan Taylor ... Priscilla
Charles Comyn Charles Comyn ... Rupert
John Barrett ... Bob
Bill Flynn Bill Flynn ... Paul
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Storyline

An MBA goes to Africa to make a deal, but come out with a Princess.

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It's Donald Anderson's first business trip to Africa. He'll face treacherous jungles, dangerous animals, hostile natives. But a princess is going to eat him alive. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Princesa e o Yuppie See more »

Filming Locations:

Botswana See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,010,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Silver Lion Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Referenced in Robot Ninja (1989) See more »

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I enjoyed it.
30 December 2007 | by dcp003See all my reviews

I saw this when i was young and i enjoy it to this day. Has some pretty good songs and an interesting plot. Worth a watch on a rainy day. There are some pretty funny parts and the locations seems pretty believable that you are in Africa. I would really be surprised if this movie was really shot there but it looks good. The acting was overly poor in parts but what do you expect from a low budget 80's movie that did not make it past VHS. LOL. The scene with the old spice and the brief case is one of my favorites of the film. AND you cannot beat the reality of which is today of the movie industry turning every crap idea into a movie which this movie is pretty much based on. I wish that more low budget movies where made like this.


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