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Sahara

2005 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

ActionAdventureComedyThrillerWarWestern

Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of king out a lost Civil War battleship known as the Ship of Death in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator. Sahara is a 2005 English-language Action Adventure motion picture starring Matthew Mcconaughey, Steve Zahn, Pen Lope Cruz, Lambert Wilson, Glynn Turman, Delroy Lindo and Shane Pinson. The movie is inspired from Sahara by Clive Cussler. Bristol Bay Productions in association with Baldwin Entertainment Group, Kanzaman Productions, Mace Neufeld Productions and Babelsberg Studio. were the production houses involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Stephanie Austin, Howard Baldwin, Karen Baldwin and Mace Neufeld. Sahara is written by Joshua Oppenheimer, Clive Cussler, Thomas Dean Donnelly, John C. Richards and James V. Hart and it is directed by Breck Eisner. Paramount Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the film. Sahara was released on 14th April 2005 in English,French and Arabic languages and takes a screen time of 124 minutes. Sahara was made on a budget of $25 million and at the box office it grossed only $8 million. The screenplay for the movie was written by James V. Hart, Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer and John C. Richards. Cinematography was done by Seamus McGarvey and editing by Andrew MacRitchie. The music was composed by Clint Mansell.
predictableenjoyablegorgeousexcessiveoriginal
  • Jini Score
    34%
  • Critics Score
    61%
  • Rating
    6.0/10
  • Box Office
    $ 8 Million
  • Jini Score
    34%
  • Critics Score
    61%
  • Rating
    6.0/10
  • Box Office
    $ 8 Million
predictableenjoyablegorgeousexcessiveoriginal
Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of king out a lost Civil War battleship known as the Ship of Death in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator. Sahara is a 2005 English-language Action Adventure motion picture starring Matthew Mcconaughey, Steve Zahn, Pen Lope Cruz, Lambert Wilson, Glynn Turman, Delroy Lindo and Shane Pinson. The movie is inspired from Sahara by Clive Cussler. Bristol Bay Productions in association with Baldwin Entertainment Group, Kanzaman Productions, Mace Neufeld Productions and Babelsberg Studio. were the production houses involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Stephanie Austin, Howard Baldwin, Karen Baldwin and Mace Neufeld. Sahara is written by Joshua Oppenheimer, Clive Cussler, Thomas Dean Donnelly, John C. Richards and James V. Hart and it is directed by Breck Eisner. Paramount Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the film. Sahara was released on 14th April 2005 in English,French and Arabic languages and takes a screen time of 124 minutes. Sahara was made on a budget of $25 million and at the box office it grossed only $8 million. The screenplay for the movie was written by James V. Hart, Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer and John C. Richards. Cinematography was done by Seamus McGarvey and editing by Andrew MacRitchie. The music was composed by Clint Mansell.

Sahara Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 3.6/5

72%

Positive Review Rating : 59%

59%
  • Austin Chronicle

    Just dont go expecting complex moral and ethical quandaries and youll likely never think of Ishtar even once. ( Read More )
  • Slant Magazine

    For a film in which characters are constantly gazing at off screen objects in excited wonderment while gasping Oh my God!, Sahara offers up few surprising or thrilling sights. ( Read More )
  • Sf Gate

    And Steppenwolfs Magic Carpet Ride should be banned entirely from movie soundtracks, even in movies about magic carpets. ( Read More )
  • Rogerebert

    Gee, I wonder if its cannons will still fire after this length of time.I enjoyed this movie on its own dumb level, which must mean (I am forced to conclude) in my own dumb way. ( Read More )
  • Ew

    A sense of real moviemaking delight in the wanton bravado of Cusslers La Z Boy thrill derring do.In Sahara, theyve all been reduced to Zahns charming moments as a second banana action hero. ( Read More )
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Awards for Sahara
  • Teen Choice Awards
    0 WON
    4 NOMINATIONS
  • World Stunt Awards
    0 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Irish Film and Television Awards
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • BMI Film & TV Awards
    1 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS