Ernest Goes to Africa Poster

Release Date: 1997

DVD Release Date: October 1st, 2002

PG|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Goofy handyman Ernest P. Worrell (Jim Varney) wants to impress Rene Loomis (Linda Kash), the object of his affection, and buys some jewels at a flea market. Unbeknown to Ernest, they are extremely valuable stones, taken from an African statue. After Ernest makes the jewels into a yo-yo, thugs abduct both him and Rene, bringing them to Africa. Soon Ernest is running amok around the continent as he attempts to rescue Rene and avoid getting himself into even more trouble.

Cast: Jim Varney, Linda Kash, Jamie Bartlett, Claire Marshall, Washington Xisolo, Robert Whitehead, Zane Meas, Charles Pillai

Director: John Cherry III

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: Madcap, Escape, Amusing, 1990s, Pursuit, Rescue, Love interest