The Jewel of the Nile

The Jewel of the Nile

Mercenary (Michael Douglas) rescues writer (Kathleen Turner), after "Romancing the Stone."

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The Jewel of the Nile


Adventure, Action, Romance104 Mins1985PG

Novelist Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) is living with adventurer boyfriend Jack Colton (Michael Douglas) on his yacht. But she leaves when Omar (Spiros Focas), the head of a North African nation, asks her to visit his country and write about him. Jack intends to go on a pleasure cruise to Greece, but when he learns that Joan is a pawn in Omar's quest to polish his image and gain greater power, he partners with continent-hopping criminal Ralph (Danny DeVito) in a quest to free her.


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