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Invaders of the Lost Gold (1982)

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Not Rated | | Adventure, Horror, War | 20 September 1982 (Turkey)
A group of Japanese WWII soldiers transporting a gold shipment are captured and fight against a savage cannibal tribe. Years later, an expedition heads back into the jungle to locate the lost gold.

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Alan Birkinshaw

Writers:

Alan Birkinshaw, Bill James (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Stuart Whitman ... Mark Forrest
Edmund Purdom ... Rex Larson
Woody Strode ... Cal
Harold Sakata ... Tobachi
Laura Gemser ... Maria
Glynis Barber ... Janice Jefferson
David De Martyn David De Martyn ... Douglas Jefferson
Mike Cohen Mike Cohen ... Boat Captain
Junix Inocian ... Fernando
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A group of Japanese soldiers are transporting a large shipment of gold through the jungles of the Phillipines when they are captured by a cannibal tribe. After a large battle with the cannibals, several members of the group are dismembered and killed. A few of the soldiers survive and successfully hide the treasure in the jungle. Thirty six years later, an expedition heads into the jungle to locate the lost treasure, and wind up in a battle against the elements. Written by Helltopay27

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Adventure | Horror | War

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1982 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Greed See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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The script was rewritten on a daily basis throughout the shooting of this film. See more »

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Referenced in The Last Horror Film (1982) See more »

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Begins as a cannibal holocaust, then turns dull
9 September 2002 | by horrorbargainbinSee all my reviews

While there is no actual flesh eating, the slaughter at the beginning resembles the Italian jungle horror films of the previous five years ('Cannibal Holocaust', 'Make them Die Slowly' etc..). We get decapitations, heads on spears, and a spike pit. Cut to some years later and all the movie offers from that point on is a tacky adventure tale. Sure there is a hari kari scene and Laura Gemser's full frontal nude dip in a pond, but everything else is garbage. The end arrives abruptly, yet without any shocking twist.

I'd like to add that the one dollar copy of this video I found is titled 'Invaders of the Lost Gold', written in a 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' script.


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