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Sheena(Movie, 1984)

PG
| 1h 57min | Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
SheenaRating: 2.6/5 (with 25 votes)
Sheena, also known as Sheena: Queen of the Jungle, is a 1984 fantasy-adventure film based on a comic-book character that first appeared in the late 1930s, Sheena, Queen of the Jungle. A hybrid of action-adventure and soap opera–style drama, Sheena was shot on location in Kenya. It tells the tale of a female version of Tarzan who was raised in the fictional African country of Tigora by the equally fictional Zambouli tribe. The film starred Tanya Roberts, Ted Wass, and Trevor Thomas. It was directed by John Guillermin and written by Lorenzo Semple, Jr., who had previously collaborated on the 1976 remake of King Kong. Released by Columbia Pictures on August 17, 1984, Sheena bombed in theaters and was nominated for five Golden Raspberry Awards including Worst Picture, Worst Actress (Tanya Roberts), Worst Director, Worst Screenplay and Worst Musical Score, but it reportedly did find some cult success on home vi... ()
Movie poster of Sheena

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"Sheena" is currently available on 2 providers. Sheena can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Duration: 1h 56min
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About Sheena

Sheena's white parents are killed while on Safari. She is raised by the mystical witch woman of an African tribe. When her foster mother is framed for the murder of a political leader, Sheena and a newsman, Vic Casey are forced to flee while pursued by the mercenaries hired by the real killer, who hopes to assume power. Sheena's ability to talk to the animals and knowledge of jungle lore give them a chance against the high tech weapons of the mercenaries.


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Trailer for Sheena + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Additional Information

Shot in: Kenya
Plays in: Africa
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 15 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 08/17/1984
Director: John Guillermin
Screenwriter: David Newman, Lorenzo Semple, Jr.
Film Editor: Ray Lovejoy
Director of Photography: Pasqualino De Santis
Composer: Richard Hartley
Production Designer: Ian Watson
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Sheena Queen of the Jungle"
"Sheena: Queen of the Jungle"
Budget: 25,000,000 USD
Revenue: 5,778,353 USD (= 23%)

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