“The Jewel of the Nile” quotes(1985)
Plot – Two newlyweds are about to say their fateful "yes" in front of the altar when an explosion and a huge fire knock down the doors of the church and the public is catapulted on a yacht. In the next scenes, the same couple is modernized: Joan is a novelist who gets bored typewriting and wanders to return to New York, while Jack emerges from a swim: he's blissfully satisfied and decided to extend for another month the cruise. During the party to celebrate Joan's latest success, the woman is gallantly approached by a sheik dressed in splendid robes, who invites her to write a story about a Prince, a despot of a magnificent kingdom on the Nile. He brings Joan with him but there's someone who's contending the sheik a mysterious jewel. Joan spends her time in trips and adventures with Omar, closely followed by Jack from the desert to a train, from riding camels to climbing rocks, from African tribes to rumbling machines, from a crazy plane to a mega-disco. Joan discovers the "Jewel of the Nile" is a poor Arabic man imprisoned without a reason by Omar. Together with him, the couple manages to blow up Omar's mega-disco and finally Joan can marry his beloved Jack.
All actors – Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Spiros Focás, Avner Eisenberg, Paul David Magid, Howard Jay Patterson, Randall Edwin Nelson, Samuel Ross Williams, Timothy Daniel Furst, Hamid Fillali, Holland Taylor, Guy Cuevas, Peter DePalma, Mark Daly Richards, Sadeke Colobanane, Hyacinthe N'Iaye, Daniel Peacock, Benyahim Ahed, Alaoui Hassen, Makoula Ahmed, Akasby Mohamed, Zaouia Abdelmajid, Ted Buffington, Flora Alberti, Patricia Davidson, Ziraoui Mustapha, Baji Abdelmajid, Kachela Mohammed, Mohamed Attifi, Hilal Abdellatif, Ben Abadi Mohammed Fillalishow all
“The Jewel of the Nile” Quotes 15 quotes
“Why do these third world cesspools always got to be so hot?”
“How much romance can one woman take?”
“- Joan: You have no right to keep me here against my will!
- Omar: Then go. You're free to leave. Should you leave, I will not stop you... but I will not provide transportation to any airport, train station or port for you. Besides, only the worst kind of fool will attempt to cross our desert alone.”
Literary functions are not exactly Jack's speed. I mean, the guy's favorite author is the man who wrote "pull tab to open".
“- Joan: If you don't tell me what the hell is going on around here, I am going to be on the first plane back to New York!
- Omar: It's impossible. Tomorrow we journey to Kadhir where the following night I will proclaim myself Emperor of the Nile. You must be there with me. It will be your most important chapter.”
“You are a gifted storyteller. You create heroes in a world of cynics. Journey down the Nile with me and I'll give you a chance to record history.”
“- Jack: I thought you said you wanted to sail around the world with me?
- Joan: Well, I do, but, but not all of it this week. I mean, Jack, this is just becoming a blur. Exotic ports. And great parties. And spectacular sunsets. It's not enough.”
“Your fears, they make you foolish. Go to her, Jack.”
“You're all I thought about for six months! They threw me in a jail filled with rejects from the communicable disease ward. Every wacko, drippy, open-sored low-life was in that joint... all of them wanting to hire on as my proctologist!”
“- Joan: Romance just doesn't seem real to me anymore.
- Gloria: Real? You don't write real, you write about people that sail off into the god damn sunset.
- Joan: Well, what about the next day, when the sun comes up?
- Gloria: There is no next day! That's why it's a romance. You've got to stop confusing real life with a romantic novel!”
“- Omar: Jack is dead.
- Joan: Don't be ridiculous! Jack would never die without telling me.
- Omar: Nevertheless, he's dead.”