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Ernest Goes to Africa

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Family Comedy Rated: 7+ (PG)19971h 30mOn: Hoopla Tags: About Africa Parody 

The title says it all. There's a mix up involving stolen diamonds which Ernest has (naturally) made into a yo-yo and given to his would be girlfriend, Rene. But Rene wants a man of action, and doesn't think that Ernest fits the bill. After the bad guys come looking for the stolen diamonds and kidnap Rene, all of her fantasies come true as Ernest has to go to Africa to rescue her.Ernest Goes to Africa featuring Jim Varney and Linda Kash is streaming with subscription on Hoopla, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 2 others. It's a comedy and family movie with a less than average IMDb audience rating of 4.6 (1,999 votes).

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John R. Cherry III


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Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 1 other).

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Not available to watch free online.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#36,529 Ranked Movie

#244 Ranked in About Africa Movies

#3840 Ranked in Movies on Hoopla

#3864 Ranked in Family Movies

Ernest Goes to Africa has a less than average IMDb audience rating of 4.6 (1,999 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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