The Jewel of the Nile

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The Jewel of the Nile movie poster.

Movie (1985)

Starring:
Michael Douglas (Jack Colton)
Kathleen Turner (Joan Wilder)
Danny DeVito (Ralph)
Spiros Focás (Omar)
Avner Eisenberg (Jewel)
Paul David Magid (Tarak)

Joan Wilder is hired by Middle Eastern dictator Omar to write a sanitized version of his biography. He holds her prisoner in his fortress until she complies, with Jack Colton attempting to rescue her. It turns out Omar has stolen the sacred jewel of the local tribal peoples. Jack plans to steal back this jewel but in reality the "Jewel" is actually the tribes' holy man whom Omar is keeping captive alongside Joan.

Aérospatiale AS355 F1 Ecureuil 2

Omar flies Joan to his city in this helicopter. Whilst escaping later, Jack shoots it with the jet's machine guns and blows it up.
Registration CN-AIX, c/n 5245.

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Fokker F27-600 Friendship

Fokker F27-600 Friendship of Royal Air Inter.

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon (Mockup)

Omar keeps a single fighter jet at his airfield. When Jack, Joan and the Jewel are escaping they use the jet. Since Jack cannot fly, however, they drive out of the city in it, instead. For scenes of the jet driving out in the desert, it has a modified undercarriage and landing gear. Same aircraft in other works at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

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Note modified landing gear.


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