Ernest Goes to Africa

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  • PG
  • Genre(s): Family Comedy
  • Release year: 1997
  • Running time: 90 min
Ernest Goes to Africa is a 1997 comedy film written and directed by John R. Cherry III. It stars Jim Varney, and is the ninth film to feature the character of Ernest P. Worrell. In this film, Deacon County, Ohio resident Ernest unknowingly comes into... read more
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Ernest Goes to Africa is a 1997 comedy film written and directed by John R. Cherry III. It stars Jim Varney, and is the ninth film to feature the character of Ernest P. Worrell. In this film, Deacon County, Ohio resident Ernest unknowingly comes into the possession of some stolen jewels and is kidnapped and brought to Africa where he must rescue the woman he loves. The film was shot entirely in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Original Release

07/29/1997

US Release

10/09/2012

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Cast

Jim Varney African Woman dancer / Ernest P. Worrell / Hey You, the Hindu / Auntie Nelda
Linda Kash Rene Loomis
Jamie Bartlett Mr. Thompson
Claire Marshall Betty, Rene's serving mate
Washington Xisolo Sinkatutu Chief
Robert Whitehead Prince Kazim
Zane Meas Jameen
Charles Pillai Kareem
Sello Sebotsane Bazoo (Thompson's Thug)
Dan Robbertse Thug #1
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John R. Cherry III

Writers

John R. Cherry III

Cast

Jim Varney African Woman dancer / Ernest P. Worrell / Hey You, the Hindu / Auntie Nelda
Linda Kash Rene Loomis
Jamie Bartlett Mr. Thompson
Claire Marshall Betty, Rene's serving mate
Washington Xisolo Sinkatutu Chief
Robert Whitehead Prince Kazim
Zane Meas Jameen
Charles Pillai Kareem
Sello Sebotsane Bazoo (Thompson's Thug)
Dan Robbertse Thug #1
Frank Pereira Thug #2
Tony Caprari Weasel
Ian Yule Ol' Man At Flea Market
David Germond Stealing Man
Anthony Fridjhon Boss
Nicola Chapman Uptight Lady
John R. Cherry III Customer
Michael Stumm Vendor
Allan Fyfe Security Cop
John Whiteley Doorman

Producers

Editors

Craig Bassett

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