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Around the World in 80 Days (1989)
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Around the World in 80 Days (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: Around the World in 80 Days is a 1989 three-part television Eastmancolor miniseries originally broadcast on NBC. The production garnered three nominations for Emmy awards that year. Starring Pierce Brosnan as Phileas Fogg, Eric Idle as Passepartout, Julia Nickson as Princess Aouda, and Peter Ustinov as Detective Fix, the miniseries featured multiple cameo appearances, including Patrick Macnee, Simon Ward, and Christopher Lee as members of the Reform Club, and Robert Morley, who had a cameo in the 1956 film adaptation, and Roddy McDowall appear as officials of the Bank of England. The heroes travel a slightly different route than in the book, and the script makes several contemporary celebrities part of the story who were not mentioned in the book, such as Sarah Bernhardt, Louis Pasteur, Jesse James, Cornelius Vanderbilt and Queen Victoria.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: bet, race against time, travel, adventure, romance, on the road, adventurer, escapades, society, ambition, obsessive quest, master and servant, heroic mission, world spanning, power relations, dancing, bank robbery, wedding, kidnapping, criminal, crazy, hotel, fencing, fall in love, duel ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, victorian
Place: england, india, asia, europe, italy, japan, france ...

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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
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Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Following an outrageous bet, Fogg and his valet, Passepartout, take on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days, swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary ...
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