The African Queen

Find out where to watch on


At the start of the first World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.

  1. John Huston

    Director, Screenplay

  2. James Agee


  3. C. S. Forester


Top Billed Cast

  1. Humphrey Bogart

    Humphrey Bogart

    Charlie Allnut

  2. Katharine Hepburn

    Katharine Hepburn

    Rose Sayer

  3. Robert Morley

    Robert Morley

    Rev. Samuel Sayer

  4. Peter Bull

    Peter Bull

    Captain of Louisa

  5. Theodore Bikel

    Theodore Bikel

    First Officer

  6. Walter Gotell

    Walter Gotell

    Second Officer

Full Cast & Crew

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget $1,300,000.00

Revenue $10,750,000.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • December 23, 1951
    G, Theatrical



Community Data

Top Contributors

Content Score


Lookin' Good!

Popularity Trend


We don't have any reviews for The African Queen.


By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.