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The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

PG 1975-12-17 (US) AdventureDrama 2h 9m
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Rudyard Kipling's epic of splendor, spectacle and high adventure at the top of a legendary world.


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


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  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


  6. Jack May

    Jack May

    District Commissioner

  7. Karroom Ben Bouih

    Kafu Selim

  8. Mohammad Shamsi


  9. Albert Moses

    Albert Moses


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

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $8,000,000.00

Revenue $12,678.00


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