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The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak (1984)

Gwendoline (original title)
Gwendoline arrives in China in a box, and is helped out of her immediate predicament by a female contact and a devil-may-care adventurer. She's on a mission to find her father, who was last... See full summary »

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Beth (as Zabou)
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The Queen
Jean Rougerie ...
D'Arcy
Roland Amstutz
Stanley Kapoul ...
(as Jean Stanislas Capoul)
Chen Chang Ching
André Julien ...
Tom (as Andre Julien)
Takashi Kawahara
Kristopher Kum
Loi Lam Duc
Maurice Lamy
Jim Adhi Limas
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Gwendoline arrives in China in a box, and is helped out of her immediate predicament by a female contact and a devil-may-care adventurer. She's on a mission to find her father, who was last seen searching for a rare butterfly in the Land of the Yik Yak. They confront the evil Cheops in an attempt to find Gwen's lost father and the butterfly, and face many other challenges to their mission. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Outrageous adventures in the Kingdom of Women See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Fantasy

Certificate:

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25 January 1985 (USA)  »

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The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,337,274 (USA) (27 January 1985)

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$1,337,274 (USA) (27 January 1985)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Hong Kong scenes were shot on a set. See more »

Goofs

Most of the dialogue is not lip-synched accurately. See more »

Quotes

Gwendoline: Beth, how do you make love to a man?
Beth: Oh, Gwendoline, making love to a man is much easier than fighting five guards with your hands tied behind your back!
Gwendoline: Oh.
Beth: You remember the other night with Willard? Well it's the same thing but kind of not the same thing...
Gwendoline: I'm just worried that I'll get everything wrong!
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Connections

Referenced in Hagan Reviews: The Dragon Lives Again (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Chant Des Sirènes
Written and Performed by Pierre Bachelet
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You will either love it or never finish watching it
18 March 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Movie excess at its best. Ever imagined chariot races that were pulled by nude women? Well you can see it here. Directed by the same twisted mind that created Emmanuelle and The Story of O, he now makes a movie which is pure camp. From my opinion it was the perfect sendup of Raiders of the Lost Ark - only this time Indiana is woman and all the villans are large breasted women that romp around naked.


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