Overview

A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.

  1. John Huston

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Gladys Hill

    Screenplay

  3. Rudyard Kipling

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Sean Connery

    Sean Connery

    Daniel Dravot

  2. Michael Caine

    Michael Caine

    Peachy Carnehan

  3. Christopher Plummer

    Christopher Plummer

    Rudyard Kipling

  4. Saeed Jaffrey

    Saeed Jaffrey

    Billy Fish

  5. Doghmi Larbi

    Doghmi Larbi

    Ootah

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The Man Who Would Be King
The Man Who Would Be King

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 17, 1975
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 9m

Budget -

Revenue -

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