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The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

PG | | Comedy | 13 April 1990 (USA)
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Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a ... See full summary »

Director:

Jamie Uys

Writer:

Jamie Uys (written and devised by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
N!xau ... Xixo
Lena Farugia Lena Farugia ... Dr. Ann Taylor
Hans Strydom Hans Strydom ... Dr. Stephen Marshall
Eiros ... Xiri
Nadies Nadies ... Xisa
Erick Bowen ... Mateo
Treasure Tshabalala Treasure Tshabalala ... Timi
Pierre van Pletzen Pierre van Pletzen ... George
Lourens Swanepoel Lourens Swanepoel ... Brenner
Richard Loring Richard Loring ... Jack
Lesley Fox Lesley Fox ... Ann's Secretary
Simon Sabela Simon Sabela ... General
Ken Marshall Ken Marshall ... Convener
Peter Tunstall Peter Tunstall ... Chief Game Warden
Andrew Dibb Andrew Dibb ... Computer Operator
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Storyline

Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot and passenger of a small plane, who are each having a few problems of their own. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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A comedy of even more absurd proportions See more »

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Comedy

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PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

South Africa | Botswana | USA

Language:

Afrikaans | English | Ungwatsi

Release Date:

13 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Götter müssen verrückt sein II See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$6,291,444

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,591,444
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The aircraft used in the movie was a modified Lazair Ultralight. It did not actually fly, as it had no engine and was made of fibreglass. The airplane was fitted with a small electric motor to turn the propellor, when filming on the ground. With the help of a crane, the mock airplane was lifted and slowly swung around with the actors inside, for its scenes in the film, and the footage then sped up in post-production. An identical, but small scale radio operated model airplane was used for long shots. The full scale version would later be displayed suspended from the ceiling of Stringfellows, an aviation-themed restaurant in Bloemfontein, South Africa, part-owned by producer Boet Troskie. The airplane was later seen on display in Mimosa Mall, site of Troskie's Mimosa Films offices. Meanwhile, the radio controlled model plane would be seen hanging on display in a hobbyshop in Cresta, a suburb of Randburg, near the border of Johannesburg. See more »

Goofs

For the scene where Xixo brings the soldiers and the doctor to the man in the sand; after he shakes the sand off himself, he sits up. There is a long shot of the man with his shirt unbuttoned and clean. In the next cut, his shirt has sand all over it and is buttoned up. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Stephen Marshall: [panting to the honey badger whose been on his shoe which he's had to drag all over] Are you gonna to hang in there forever?
Dr. Stephen Marshall: [takes out some cooked Ostrich egg yolk and places it on the ground] There. Lunch.
[the honey badger just continues to naw on his shoe]
Dr. Stephen Marshall: Go on, try it.
[the badger doesn't]
Dr. Stephen Marshall: [opens a can of beer and takes a sip, then pours a little on the ostrich egg yolk he laid out] Okay, try that.
[taking another sip of beer, the honey badger suddenly lets go and goes to the yolk]
Dr. Stephen Marshall: [...]
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References Sudden Impact (1983) See more »

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Worth seeing for Lena
10 February 2004 | by tvceSee all my reviews

While "Gods...II" is not quite as hilarious as the first, it is still well worth seeing, especially for the performance of the lovely Lena Farugia. Two questions will come to mind. "Why haven't we seen her before?" and "Why haven't we seen her since?" Lena Farugia is an American born, New York trained actress living and working in South Africa, with experience as a writer and producer in television. I don't know if she did her own stunts in the movie, but if not, that was one beautiful stunt double!


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