El Dorado (1988)

Genres - Historical Film  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama, Historical Epic  |   Run Time - 142 min.  |   Countries - Spain, France  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Dan Pavlides

Aguirre (Omero Antonutti) leads 300 Spanish soldiers and 300 natives in his search for the legendary land of El Dorado in Peru during the year 1560. The expedition is attacked by hostile jungle tribes before mutiny breaks out among the soldiers. The unit is forced to kill and eat their horses to survive, but the leaders of the expedition are also targeted for assassination.



assassination, expedition, fortune [wealth], horse, mutiny, native, search, soldier, survivor, treasure