Bloodstone (1988)

Bloodstone (1988)

Released: 1988
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Genre
Director: Dwight H. Little
Starring: Anna Nicholas, Rajinikanth, Brett Stimely, ,
Run time: 91 min
IMDb: 4.2/10
Country: USA
Views: 93473

Synopsis

Storyline:
When an newlywed American couple goes to India on their honeymoon, little do they realize that they were about to go on the adventure of their life time. A ruby, back from the ages of the Indian Maharajas has been stolen and placed in the backpack of the Americans. When the bad guys realize this, they kidnap the wife.. Now the husband and his Indian friend (played by a famous Tamil Indian actor) must go out to save the wife. But along the way, they are confronted with many challenges, like the Indian bad guys who steal the ruby from them! Overall a great movie, especially if you’ve ever been to Tamil India! And even if you haven’t, here’s your chance to see what an American action movie can be like when filmed on the other side of the world!
Written by
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User Reviews: "Bloodstone" may be unknown to North American film buffs, but it was released with some fanfare in India, because the main character’s sidekick is played by Rajnikanth, a South Indian mega star. Compared to the aplomb with which he plays his Tamil film roles, Rajnikanth is rather subdued as an autorickshaw driver in "Bloodstone". His fans will be disappointed as he takes a backseat to the lead character.

To non-Indian watchers, "Bloodstone" will come across as a run-of-the-mill adventure movie, albeit set in an exotic location. The title refers to a gem once owned by a Maharaja who put a curse on its future owners.

(Reviewed by Sundar Narayan)

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