The Jewel of the Nile Poster

Release Date: December 11th, 1985

DVD Release Date: May 25th, 1999

PG|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Novelist Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) is living with adventurer boyfriend Jack Colton (Michael Douglas) on his yacht. But she leaves when Omar (Spiros Focas), the head of a North African nation, asks her to visit his country and write about him. Jack intends to go on a pleasure cruise to Greece, but when he learns that Joan is a pawn in Omar's quest to polish his image and gain greater power, he partners with continent-hopping criminal Ralph (Danny DeVito) in a quest to free her.

Cast: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Spiros Focas, Avner Eisenberg, Paul David Magid, Howard Jay Patterson, Randall Edwin Nelson

Director: Lewis Teague

Genres: Action, Romance, Adventure

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Girlfriend, 1980s, Rousing, Amusing, Rescue, Deception, Love