The Gods Must Be Crazy | Full Movie

The Gods Must Be Crazy
  • PG
  • 1h 49m
  • 1984
Common Sense Media Iconage 11+
A bushman in the Kalahari encounters technology for the first time - in the shape of a Coke bottle. He takes it back to his tribe, and uses it for many tasks. The tribe start to fight over it, so he decides to return it to the Gods - where he thinks it came from. Meanwhile, we are introduced to some new characters, a school teacher assigned to a small village, and a clumsy biologist...
1980 C.A.T. Films. All Rights Reserved.

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Common Sense Says
Charming family film makes you think; expect some shooting.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that The Gods Must Be Crazy is a charming '80s classic that reveals the follies of the modern world from the perspective of a native Kalahari bushman. There are several gunfights, including a political massacre when guerillas burst into a cabinet meeting and shoot wildly, but the violence has a slapstick quality to it that takes some of the edge off.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Adventure, Comedy, Slapstick, Franchise, Cult, Mockumentary, Action
  • Release Date:July 13, 1984

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