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Romancing the Stone is a american film of genre Comedy directed by Robert Zemeckis released in USA on 30 march 1984 with Michael Douglas

Romancing the Stone (1984)

Romancing the Stone
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Released in USA 30 march 1984
Length 1h45
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Comedy,    Romantic comedy,    Action,    Adventure,    Romance
Rating68% 3.4484953.4484953.4484953.4484953.448495

Romancing the Stone is a 1984 American action-adventure romantic comedy. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, it stars Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. The film was followed by a 1985 sequel, The Jewel of the Nile.

The film earned over $86,572,238 worldwide in box-office receipts. It also helped launch Turner to stardom, reintroduced Douglas to the public as a capable leading man, and gave Zemeckis his first box-office success. Decades later, it retains critical acclaim, with an 87% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

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Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) is a lonely romance novelist in New York City, whom her editor believes is waiting for a romantic hero like in one of her books. One day Joan gets a call from her sister, Elaine, who has been kidnapped by antiquities smugglers Ira (Zack Norman) and Ralph (Danny DeVito). Joan is to go to Colombia with a map she's just received in the mail from Elaine's late husband; the map is Elaine's ransom.

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