The Jewel of the Nile
The Jewel of the Nile (1985)

The Jewel of the Nile takes up where Romancing the Stone left off, with romance novelist Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) traveling around the world with her boyfriend, Jack Colton (Michael Douglas). But Joan is becoming bored with Jack and… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 10, 1985
DVD Release Date: August 14, 2001
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Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Turns unnecessarily nasty with its racist depiction of Arabs and a barrage of racist jokes.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

If there's ever a good example as to why sequels are rarely as good as the original, it is The Jewel of the Nile.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

decent sequel romp

Randy White
Common Sense Media

Reunited and it feels so bad.

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Scott Weinberg

While it's definitely not an awful little adventure flick, Jewel of the Nile stands as a pretty good indication as to why the guys never reunited for a third adventure.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Not much sparkle to this sequel.

Steve Crum

OK, but weak sequel to the first Douglas-Turner outing.

Chuck O'Leary

Jewel of the Nile doesn't quite reach the heights of Romancing the Stone, but it's still a lot of fun and better than most sequels.

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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

According to legend, Catherine Zeta-Jones was 15 when this movie was made.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Again we have the 'Indy' comparison with this sequel. 'Temple of Doom' came out in 84 then along comes the sequel to the original… More
Wahida K
Michael Douglas and Kathleein Turner made a great couple on screen. The Jewel of the Nile has tiny bit of everything. Adventure, Humor, action, and so on.
Jens S.
The sequel to Romancing the stone does combine the familiar elements: Douglas and Turner arguing while DeVito is trying to con his way through the search for… More
Jason Spencer
Not as good as the first one but a good adventure flick. It was nice to see these characters again but it seemed to be stretching it a little bit. Fun movie.
Cassie Hill
The best 80s sequel ever made!!!! This was an extremely good sequel. You have Michael, Kathleen & Danny. What more could you ask for?! Lol. :) A very… More
Dean King
Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner team up again in this sequel to Romancing the stone. Not quite as good as the first, but more of the same action and fun as… More