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The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

The Gods Must Be Crazy
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Marius Weyers Marius Weyers
Andrew Steyn
Sandra Prinsloo Sandra Prinsloo
Kate Thompson
N!xau N!xau
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Louw Verwey Louw Verwey
Sam Boga
Michael Thys Michael Thys
Mpudi
Nic de Jager Nic de Jager
Jack Hind
Fanyana H. Sidumo Fanyana H. Sidumo
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Joe Seakatsie Joe Seakatsie
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Jamie Uys Jamie Uys
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The Filmmakers Must Be Geniuses!

11 years, 7 months ago at Jan 4 7:33
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"He talks about an evil thing."

The Gods Must Be Crazy is a reassuringly unique and delightfully disarming little cinematic treasure. This low-budget 1980 South African comedy emerged virtually out of no-where; silently tiptoeing into worldwide cinemas to become one of the biggest international hits of the decade! Owing to enthusiastic word of mouth, The Gods Must Be Crazy broke box... read more
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A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries.
Release date: 10 September 1980
UPC: 043396106499
Tags: Comedy (20), Africa (9), Foreign (6), Desert (6), Action (5), 1980 (5), Satire (4), Chase (4), Lion (4), Narration (4), Tower (4), Goat (4), Bottle (4), 1980s (3), Rebellion (3), Kalahari (3), Botswanan (3), 80s (2), South Africa (2), South (2)
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"July 30 "They must be the most contented people in the world. They have no crime, no punishment, no violence, no laws, no police, judges, rulers or bosses. They believe that the gods put only good and useful things on the earth for them to use." I really liked the first 30 minutes of this movie the most. It was a very well-done conflict of how a group of people on a isolated land who lived a completely perfect life until a new object starts to cause trouble. I really liked that part of the m"


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