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African Queen

After the death of her brother Reverend Samuel Sayer (Robert Morley), who was serving in an obscure village, Rose Sayer (Katharine Hepburn) finds herself alone in the jungle. With the onset of World War I and German troops invading Africa, the prim spinster's only hope of rescue is Charlie Allnut (Humphrey Bogart), the grumpy captain of a dilapidated boat that usually ferries supplies along the river.

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Overall: B+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 105
Theater Release: 20 Feb 1952
Video Release: 23 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Winning an Oscar in 1967 for her performance, Katharine Hepburn stars with her long time companion Spencer Tracey in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. Known as an American classic, The African Queen has been referenced in recent films like George of the Jungle and The Majestic.

Home Video Extra Features

Release Date: March 23, 2010
The African Queen is releasing on DVD and Blu-ray.
The African Queen is also available in Limited Edition Blu-ray: Commemorative Box Set. This package includes the movie presented in full frame, along with a book and CD.

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