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Alla ricerca dell'impero sepolto (1987)

Hidden somewhere deep inside a volcano in the mysterious South American mountains lies the legendary lost kingdom of the Incas. And buried in this kingdom is a fabulous treasure of inestimable value....


Gianfranco Parolini (as Frank Kramer)


Gualberto Sanchez Alvino (screenplay) (as G. Sanchez Alvino), Gualberto Sanchez Alvino (as G. Sanchez Alvino) | 2 more credits »


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Credited cast:
Bruno Minniti Bruno Minniti ... Inca Man Clifton Bradbury (as Conrad Nichols)
Gianfranco Parolini Gianfranco Parolini ... Prof. Alexis Xristopoulos (as John Francis Scott)
Kelly London Kelly London ... Linda Logan
Ann Karin Ann Karin
Max Laurel Max Laurel ... Machete (as Max G. Laurel)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steve Alcarado Steve Alcarado ... Celeiro
Rago Apollo Rago Apollo ... Executioner
Marilyn Bautista Marilyn Bautista ... Missionary Girl
Jerry Beyer Jerry Beyer ... Lansky's Men
Tony Carreon Tony Carreon
Florence Carvajal Florence Carvajal ... Rose
Sonny Crane Sonny Crane ... Atienza
Ben Imperial Ben Imperial ... Old Quechua Chief
Anna Karin ... Savage
Vassili Karis Vassili Karis ... Angel Lansky (as Vassilli Karis)


Hidden somewhere deep inside a volcano in the mysterious South American mountains lies the legendary lost kingdom of the Incas. And buried in this kingdom is a fabulous treasure of inestimable value. Enter our hero, complete with buxom bimbo and assorted side-arms. After wading across crocodile-infested rivers, ducking poisoned arrows, and evading hungry head hunters our dynamic duo face their most deadly challenge to keep their fabulous treasure. Written by Jack_Ryan

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It's no longer a secret. The race is on for the most valuable treasure since the Ark was Raided and The Stone Romanced.


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Italy | Philippines


English | Filipino

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December 1987 (Italy) See more »

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Secret of the Incas' Empire See more »

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Based on the novel "Secret Of The Buried Kingdom" by Gualberto Sanchez. See more »

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Raiders of the Lost Something
25 June 2012 | by unbrokenmetalSee all my reviews

During the 1980s, jungle adventure movies became popular again, so Italian producers decided to make a quick cash-in on the success of "Romancing the Stone", "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and such-like by sending Inca Man (Bruno Minniti) and the secretary Linda (Kelly London) on a journey through constant peril, from human sacrifice to piranhas, from poisoned arrows to a hungry plastic crocodile. A poorly acted, cheap, silly, hilarious little low budget flick - it was a lot more entertaining than I expected, I have to admit. Don't ask me what the whole chase was all about: an alien astronaut, a hidden treasure or an ancient sun-god with an electronic organ? Every time the audience starts wondering, a bunch of heavies with machine guns turns up, and that works somehow. Footnote: This was the last movie by veteran director Gianfranco Parolini, known for many westerns, thrillers and historical epics of the 1960s.

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