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The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)

PG
109 min | Comedy

A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries.
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Johnny Boshoff (as John Boshoff)
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$ 5,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 30,031,783
Gross (World)
$ 30,031,783
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Release date
Oct 26, 1984 (United States)

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Marius Weyers
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Sandra Prinsloo
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Louw Verwey
Sam Boga Sam Boga   See fewer
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Nic de Jager
Jack Hind Jack Hind   See fewer
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Joe Seakatsie
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Brian O'Shaughnessy
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Ken Gampu
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Paddy O'Byrne
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Graham Armitage
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Vera Blacker
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Pip Freedman
Mpudi (voice) (uncredited) Mpudi (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Katinka Heyns
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Janet Meshad
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7.3 / 10 | 48,295 votes