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Shaka Zulu: The Citadel (2001)

Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior is the true story of the legendary African warrior and his struggle to unite his people against the largest empire in the world.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Hasselhoff ... Mungo Prentice
Karen Allen ... Katherine Farewell
Henry Cele ... Shaka Zulu
James Fox ... Captain Farewell
Grace Jones ... The Queen
Omar Sharif ... The Sultan
Linda Batista Linda Batista ... Pampata
Ken Marshall ... Henry Francis Fynn
Roger Alborough Roger Alborough ... Hawkins (as Richard Alborough)
Marco Bonini Marco Bonini
Nicola Farron Nicola Farron
Richard Leaf
Niven Boyd Niven Boyd
Peter Geeves Peter Geeves
Fergus Webster Fergus Webster
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Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior is the true story of the legendary African warrior and his struggle to unite his people against the largest empire in the world.

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

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English

Release Date:

11 December 2001 (Germany) See more »

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Shaka Zulu See more »

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Stereo | Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Shaka Zulu: The Citadel was originally released as a mini-series, similar to its predecessor, Shaka Zulu (1986). However, later the episodes were merged and shortened to create the film. See more »

Quotes

Shaka Zulu: [to Farewell] What would happen if this land without crowding, became crowded? Which of those unborn children would then be called African? Yours or mine?
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Alternate Versions

Originally 200 minute mini-series (shown on Europe TV, but not in USA). There are still plans to show this version as a special event in the USA. Edited to 120 minutes for theatrical release, premiered 6 Aug 2002 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. General release is planned soon. See more »

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Follows Shaka Zulu (1986) See more »

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The Most Racist Movie I have ever Seen
17 June 2012 | by RNHunterSee all my reviews

This is the most racist movie I have seen yet. As such I gave it the lowest grade allowed since nonsense like this can inspire hatred that the world just does not need. It seems to show one race as totally inept, immoral, stupid and without any abilities to be strong or not be cowards. It shows another race as being strong, able to do anything and having the highest ethics. Even when this second race conquers people, those people just love to be conquered - as in the equally fictional "Alexander" movie. As many of us know, racism is wrong on two counts. The first is that it is very demeaning to a group of people and therefore evil. The second reason is that it is just plain dumb.

Anyone with an open mind who has traveled and been with multiple cultures as I have knows that there are no bad races, no bad religious choices, no bad countries, and no bad genders. However in each of those groups is a mixture of mostly good people mixed in with some bad people. Some of the greatest leaders of today such as Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King give us the answer. And the answer is that the opposite of racism is simply equality. Or as Rodney King who just passed away once said "Why cannot we all get along?". Great words are sometimes found when you search for them.

This movie makes a mockery of history. Anyone who has studied history and used even a little bit of logic would know that world conquerors or even local conquerors are not always nice people. Yet some Hollywood movies seem to claim that some are just wonderful. I am certain that they people that those world conquerors have killed have a different opinion. The other issue that students of history know is that slavery is far, far worse than Hollywood says. It was mostly worldwide and still goes on today. it was not just some white people in America enslaving Black people, but also some Black people enslaving Black people, some Black people at least in Northern Africa who raided European towns to enslave white people - including white women for their harems. Some Asians would enslave other Asians as well and South America and islanders and Europe and Asia were into this as well. So it was not one race who had slaves. It was not one race who were victims. It was far, far worse. And of course only "some" in each race participated as either slave owner or slave. However, a racist movie like this one distorts history and seems to make the claim that worldwide slavery really only occurred in one country - and that everyone in that race was guilty. Believe this movie if you are as bigoted as these people are. But I suggest, it is time for all of us to stop the nonsense of elevating a group or race to being supreme and others get thrown down as garbage. As Rodney King once said "Why can't we all just get along?"


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