I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)

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In Africa, 2 expat "brothers" are usually at each other's throats but now have a common enemy. Ormond's men are shooting or catching much of the wildlife for export as well as forcing the locals off their land. Lots of fun fights follow.


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  • Bud Spencer and Joseph Szucs in I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
  • Terence Hill and Bud Spencer in I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
  • I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Italo Zingarelli

Writers:

Barbara Alberti, Amedeo Pagani, Vincenzo Mannino, Italo Zingarelli

Awards

1 win.

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12 May 2013 | kingmonkey
10
| Bugner's greatest performance
Whilst it is difficult to ascertain which is the greatest Spencer / Hill film - it could arguably be this or He Who Finds A Friend Finds A Treasure - by some distance this is the greatest cinematic performance to date from the legendary Joe Bugner.

Whilst still a heavyweight boxer, and lest we forget a contender for the world title, Bugner somehow managed to find the time to perform in films such as this. Does he make the the transition with success? Oh yes, certainly. It turns out that Bugner is an exceptional actor; what a shame his talents have not been used in too many other films.

Fans of Spencer and Hill will no doubt have seen this film already, but for anyone out there looking for more Joe Bugner than they have already seen then this is the film for you.

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Details

Release Date:

1 December 1979

Language

Italian


Country of Origin

Italy

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