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The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

The Man Who Would Be King
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Sean Connery Sean Connery
Daniel Dravot
Michael Caine Michael Caine
Peachy Carnehan
Christopher Plummer Christopher Plummer
Rudyard Kipling
Saeed Jaffrey Saeed Jaffrey
Billy Fish
Doghmi Larbi Doghmi Larbi
Jack May Jack May
District Commissioner
Karroom Ben Bouih Karroom Ben Bouih
Kafu Selim
Mohammad Shamsi Mohammad Shamsi

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John Huston John Huston
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Gladys Hill Gladys Hill


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Since I kept hearing good things about this flick, I was really eager to check it out. I mean, come on, the whole thing really looked awesome and, in my book, a movie starring Sean Connery and Michael Caine in all their glory, it doesn’t really get better than that... So, it really sounded like heaven to me and, boy, I wasn't disappointed. Indeed, they were both rather awesome and I just loved t... read more
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This adaptation of the famous short story by Rudyard Kipling tells the story of Daniel Dravot and Peachy Carnahan, two ex-soldiers in India when it was under British rule. They decide that the country is too small for them, so they head off to Kafiristan in order to become Kings in their own right.
Release date: 18 December 1975
UPC: 012569085824
Tags: Adventure (14), 1975 (10), Action (9), 1970s (9), Drama (7), Friendship (6), Historical (5), UK (4), Treasure (4), India (4), Jealousy (3), Father Son Relationship (3), Sword Fight (3), British Soldier (2), Reporter (2), Intermittent Narration (2), Forgiveness (2), Carabineer (2), History (2), Sword (2)
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"February 29 "Peachy, I'm heartily ashamed for gettin' you killed instead of going home rich like you deserved to, on account of me bein' so bleedin' high and bloody mighty. Can you forgive me?" "That I can and that I do, Danny, free and full and without let or hindrance." "Everything's all right then." What a hell of an adventure this was. It is a timeless story about friendship and the story is very interesting and it's one of those adventure movies that really feels like an adventure just "

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