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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 ...
Roland Amstutz
Stanley Kapoul ...
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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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Adventure | Fantasy

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25 January 1985 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,337,274, 27 January 1985, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,337,274, 27 January 1985
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Trivia

Inspired by a cartoon strip which first appeared in the US magazine "Bizarre" in 1946. See more »

Goofs

During the fight scene on the river between Willard's boat and the Chinamen's Junk, one of the subtitles shows a character's line and then follows it with the word "Bible?" which has no relevance to anything on the screen and seems to refer back to a line at the start of the film. See more »

Quotes

Gwendoline: Tom, you come with me. And you... go take a bath. You stink.
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Featured in The Last Temptation of Just (2006) See more »

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Sous La Pluie
Written and Performed by Pierre Bachelet
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So bad, it's GREAT!!
28 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie is one of the great old "B" movies from the 80s. The acting is totally amateur, but perfect for the campy theme. It has everything needed for an adventure movie of this type; jungle localles, dirty boat captain, gambling, savages, and the always welcome nude scenes (wow, but Beth really made the movie!!)

Rent it, buy it, borrow it, STEAL it!! It's worth the time!!!


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