Sahara (2005)

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama
Running Time:  123 min.
Release Date: April 8, 2005
DVD: August 30, 2005

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Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Steve Zahn, Penélope Cruz, Rainn Wilson, Glynn Turman, William H. Macy, Lambert Wilson, Delroy Lindo


Master explorer Dirk Pitt (Matthew McConaughey) takes on the adventure of his life when he embarks on a treasure hunt through some of the most dangerous regions of West Africa. Searching for what the locals call "The Ship of Death," a long lost Civil War battleship which protects a secret cargo, Pitt and his wisecracking sidekick (Steve Zahn) use their wits and clever heroics to help Doctor Eva Royas (Penélope Cruz) when they realize the ship may be linked to mysterious deaths in the same area.

Based on the best-selling novel by Clive Cussler.

Director: Breck Eisner
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Producer(s): Howard Baldwin, Mace Neufeld, Karen Baldwin, Stephanie Austin
Screenplay: Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, John C. Richards, James V. Hart
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