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The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)

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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 »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The scene with Xixo's son being run over by the truck was done using blue screen work by the child actor. A studio shot of the boy falling to the ground was chroma keyed over a ground level shot of the truck passing over the camera lens. See more »

Goofs

Just after the rhino attacks the Doc Taylor, the other man pulls himself on top of the branch. A wire is visible, attached to his shirt to stop him from falling. See more »

Quotes

Brenner: George!
[tosses him a gun]
Brenner: Here. Make him get in.
George: [points it at Xixo like he isn't going to use it] Here. You get in.
Xixo: [speaking own dialect]
George: [gestures with gun to truck] You come with us.
Xixo: [takes the gun out of George's hands]
George: [gets it back quickly, nervously] Hey. Hey. You mustn't do that.
George: [grumbling at how stupid George is being, runs over and knocks Xixo to the ground] Get me a tie down!
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Alternate Versions

When released on video in the UK, one second was cut to obtain a 'PG' certificate. See more »

Connections

References Sudden Impact (1983) See more »

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Oh kids!
5 April 1999 | by lib-4See all my reviews

Though not as funny as the original- the refreshing beauty of the children and the determination of the father to find them make this an enjoyable movie. Plus it was nice to see all the wildlife- including the badger from hell. This time there was more chemistry between the leads- believably romantic-- and the nature- how to survive in a waterless place was accurate.


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