King Solomon's Mines is a 2004 two-part TV miniseries loosely based on the novel King Solomon's Mines (1885) by H. Rider Haggard and previous film versions. Starring Patrick Swayze as Allan Quartermain (it is spelled Allan Quartermain in the credits, unlike the book, which has Allan Quatermain) and Alison Doody as Elizabeth Maitland, the film was produced by Hallmark Entertainment, and originally aired June 6, 2004 on Hallmark Channel.
Elizabeth Maitland hires American safari hunter Allan Quartermain to find her father Sam Maitland, who has been kidnapped by the Kukuanas as he had drawn a map to the location of the legendary mines. The Russian Tsar was funding Sam's efforts to locate the mines, and sends pursuers after Quatermain and company.
The film begins with Sam Maitland writing a letter to his daughter and sending her a package. He is then captured by the Kukuanas.
Quartermain and McNabb are leading a European businessman on a Safari to hunt elephants. Quartermain seems...