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Around the world in 80 days1956 (United Artists)
It's a wonderful world, if you'll only take the time to go around it!
Story
David Niven is perfect as an imperturbable English gentleman who attempts to win a bet by circumnavigating the globe in eighty days.
Casts
Director : Michael Anderson
Actors: David Niven, Cantinflas, Charles Boyer, Robert Newton, Shirley MacLaine
Critics reviews
Channel 4 Film It succeeds admirably.
Flick Filosopher a huge, leisurely production, chock full of starry cameos and astounding scenery.
Oscar awards
Win: Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Color Cinematography, Best Drama or Comedy Score, Best Editing, Best Picture
Nominated: Best Color Art Direction, Best Director
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Around the world in 80 days2004 (Walt Disney Pictures)
Story
This version of the classic novel set in 1872 focuses on Passepartout (Chan), a Chinese thief who steals a valuable jade Buddha and then seeks refuge in the traveling companionship of an eccentric London inventor and adventurer, Phileas Fogg (Coogan), who has taken on a bet with members of his gentlemens' club that he can make it around the world in a mere 80 days, using a variety of means of transportation, like boats, trains, balloons, elephants, etc. Along the way, Passepartout uses his amazing martial arts abilities to defend Fogg from the many dangers they face. One major threat to their adventure is a detective that's following them. Why? Just as Fogg and Passeportout left London, a major bank was robbed, with Fogg suspected of using the "around the world" trip as an excuse to escape. Their path from London and back includes stops in Paris, Turkey, India, China and the United States of America.
Casts
Director : Frank Coraci
Actors : Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Jim Broadbent, Kathy Bates, John Cleese, Cécile de France
Critics reviews
New York Times Despite its contemporary touches Around the World in 80 Days is a satisfying slice of old-fashioned storybook entertainment
USA Today ...both Chan and the movie should have stayed at home. Savvier ticket buyers will do the same.
Hollywood Reporter ...the film meanders between lackluster fights and overly broad comedy, some embarrassingly bad.
San Francisco Chronicle ... a delightful surprise. What could have been a slapdash remake is a complete re-imagining of the story...
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Around the world in 80 days1989
Story
An all-star television adaptation of the Jules Verne novel, set in the late 19th Century. An Englishman named Phileas Fogg makes a bet that, using all the modern forms of transportation, he can travel around the world in 80 days. He and his sidekick begin their voyage in a hot-air balloon, and make their way through Europe and on to India, where they save a widow from committing suttee (killing herself in her husband's funeral pyre). Then they travel by train in America and by ship across the Pacific. Phileas and his companion finally complete the loop, but he believes they have arrived just a little too late to win their bet.
Casts
Actors : Pierce Brosnan, Eric Idle, Peter Ustinov, Julia Nickson, Lee Remick
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Around the world in 80 days1989
Story
A colorful animated version of the screen classic. Phineas Fogg, an English nobleman, makes a wager that he can circumnavigate the globe in 80 days. His world voyage is filled with wonder and excitement.
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