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Allan Quatermain and the Temple of Skulls (2008)

Allan Quatermain has been recruited to lead an expedition in search of a fabled treasure, deep within Africa. He must avoid hidden dangers.

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Mark Atkins

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David Michael Latt (screenplay), Matthew Alson Thornbury (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Cameron Michael ... Allan Quatermain
Christopher Adamson ... Anisley Hartford
Natalie Stone ... Lady Anna Heresford
Daniel Bonjour ... Sir Henry Curtis
Wittly Jourdan Wittly Jourdan ... Umbopa
Nick Everhart ... Neville Heresford
Thomas Fakude Thomas Fakude ... King Twala
Mzuza Mzuza ... Gagool
Phiwayinkosi Gumede Phiwayinkosi Gumede ... General Infadoos
Mduduz Nxumalo Mduduz Nxumalo ... Scragga
Mfafa Msimango Mfafa Msimango ... Bhekizizwe
Xolisile Khanyile Xolisile Khanyile ... Nonkululeko
Nomkhosi Mthiyane Nomkhosi Mthiyane ... Nkosazana
Mpume Mthiyane Mpume Mthiyane ... Sizwe
Kende Gamede Kende Gamede ... Mhambi
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Allan Quatermain has been recruited to lead an expedition in search of a fabled treasure, deep within Africa. He must avoid hidden dangers.

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History's greatest treasure, Protected by the world's most dangerous land.


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Rated R for some nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Zulu

Release Date:

29 April 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alan Kvotermejn i hram lobanja See more »

Filming Locations:

Johannesburg, South Africa See more »

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Budget:

$50,000 (estimated)
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The Asylum See more »
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Dolby Digital (5.1 surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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All costumes were provided by the actors, except for the hats. Hat budget was $2,000. See more »

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In the Zulu village, it's lightly raining in every scene with the King standing in front of his hut, but never at any other time. See more »

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Version of Watusi (1959) See more »

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I didn't know whether to laugh or to cry...it's so bad
26 April 2008 | by davidcooperukSee all my reviews

It is not possible to describe how bad this film is. The acting is dreadful, especially the laughable shoot-outs. I've seen kids in the playground do better using their hands as guns and shouting "BANG"! The script is absolute rubbish, the story jumps from place to place with no rhyme or reason. The villain looks more retarded than scary, he wouldn't frighten my grandmother. The direction is very poor, you're often left wondering what the various looks between the actors are supposed to mean. This is the worst film I have ever seen. Don't waste your time watching it. The only use for this film is to be shown at acting college as an example of what not to do.


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