PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Fortune hunter Allan Quatermain teams up with a resourceful woman to help her find her missing father lost in the wilds of 1900s Africa while being pursued by hostile tribes and a rival German explorer.
This film arrived in theaters in 1985, the year of the 100th anniversary of the first appearance of Allan Quatermain in the novel "King Solomon's Mines" in 1885. The sequel, Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986), adapted the novel "Allan Quatermain" (1887).
We must cross rivers, we must climb mountains. Must we listen to this, too?
While escaping Tongola in the truck, the close up shots show Umbopo cowering and covering his face with his hands, while the long shots show him sitting upright and holding onto the dashboard.
All DVD/VHS releases and TV versions in Germany were cut for violence to secure a "Not under 12" rating. In 2004 the film was re-released on DVD by MGM for the first time in its uncut form.
$5,005,788 24 November 1985