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Allan Quartermain

'King Solomon's Mines' (1985) and 'Allan Quartermain and the Lost City of Gold' (1987) Indy replacement: Allan Quartermain (Richard Chamberlain) The rip-off: Though Allan Quartermain isn't a complete Indy rip-off (the character has been around in H. Rider Haggard's novels since 1885), this film version gleefully lifts as much as it can from "Raiders of the Lost Ark." Quartermain has the whip, the gun, the bickering love interest (played by pre-fame Sharon Stone), the clever quips and even co-star John Rhys-Davies. Unfortunately, these films from the 1980s cheapo factory of Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus forgot to steal the wit, charm and spectacle of the Lucas productions. Cannon
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