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The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

Episode #71

Ster Kinekor released The Gods Must Be Crazy to South African theaters on September 10, 1980. 20th Century Fox released it to the United States four years later on July 9, 1984. It grossed $34.3 million worldwide. Jamie Uys directed the comedy which starred N!xau, Marius Weyers, and Sandra Prinsloo.

‘The Gods Must Be Crazy’ Movie Summary

In The Gods Must Be Crazy, after a tribe of bushmen, living contently in the middle of the Kalahari, discovers an empty Coke bottle, it’s presence sets off a wave of anger and violence to possess it. The elders elect Xi to drop the item off the edge of the world so their live may return to normal. His journey takes him across the desert where he comes across a bumbling scientist and a band of revolutionaries. In the end, will this humble man save his tribe and his community at large?

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Ster Kinekor released The Gods Must Be Crazy to South African theaters on September 10, 1980. 20th Century Fox released it to the United States four years later on July 9, 1984. It grossed $34.3 million worldwide. Jamie Uys directed the comedy which starred N!xau, Marius Weyers, and Sandra Prinsloo.

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