Africa Screams
Africa Screams (1949)

The slapstick confusion begins in this Abbott and Costello comedy when the duo are mistaken for experts on Africa, which leads to their kidnapping by a group of diamond hunters. The two are soon stumbling through the wilds of the distant… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: May 27, 1949
DVD Release Date: May 23, 2006
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

Classic comedy has some smoking, stereotyping.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Not a great Abott and Costello, but a favorite nonetheless.

Phil Hall
Film Threat

A bungle in the jungle.

Scott Weinberg

Not among their best, but full of more than enough laughs.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

And the continent probably would after viewing one of the weakest of the A&C comedies.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
A stupid and predictable comedy, but it's Abbott and Costello so their charm comes through it alright. It's not their best movie by any means, but I… More
Sarah Prisbylla
Wow...not sure what to say.