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The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for conquest and his sense of honor after friendship and respect develops between captive and captor.

  1. Irving Lerner

    Director

  2. Philip Yordan

    Screenplay

  3. Peter Shaffer

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Shaw

    Robert Shaw

    Francisco Pizarro

  2. Christopher Plummer

    Christopher Plummer

    Atahualpa

  3. Nigel Davenport

    Nigel Davenport

    De Soto

  4. Michael Craig

    Michael Craig

    Estete

  5. James Donald

    James Donald

    Carlos V

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The Royal Hunt of the Sun
The Royal Hunt of the Sun

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 5, 1969
    G
    Theatrical

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    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 1m

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