"Romancing The Stone" was the box office smash of 1984, grossing well of $114 million worldwide. This critically acclaimed Indiana Jones-style adventure film was also responsible for putting Kathleen Turner on the Hollywood map and establishing Michael Douglas as an A-list international superstar. Kathleen Turner is nothing short of brilliant as the romance novelist Joan Wilder who goes to Colombia in search of her kidnapped sister. Along the way she meets and falls in love with charismatic soldier of fortune Jack Colton, played to perfection by Michael Douglas. For Joan Wilder and cinemagoers of 1984 this would be an adventure of a lifetime. Hazardous jungle, buried treasure, dangerous kidnappers, and ferocious crocodiles are just some of the perils in store for Joan Wilder in this popcorn cliffhanger that reminds you of old-fashioned matinee entertainment. Danny DeVito, who was relatively new to the big screen at the time, almost steals the show with his outstanding comedic performance as a bumbling bad guy. "Romancing The Stone" can boast first-rate performances from the entire cast, high production values, breathtaking scenery and swashbuckling action sequences. At the Golden Globe Awards "Romancing The Stone" won awards for "Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical" and "Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical" (Kathleen Turner). For romance, comedy, action and adventure look no further "Romancing The Stone" is a "Jewel" of a film, but that is another story. The sequel, "The Jewel Of The Nile", released the following year was equally as entertaining; if you haven't seen it, check it out also, you won't be disappointed.