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55 Days at Peking (1963)

Unrated
154 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.
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Robert Hamer (additional dialogue) | Philip Yordan (screenplay) | Bernard Gordon (screenplay)
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$9,000,000
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Release date
May 29, 1963 (United States)

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57 cast members
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Charlton Heston
Maj. Matt Lewis Maj. Matt Lewis   See fewer
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Ava Gardner
Baroness Natalie Ivanoff Baroness Natalie Ivanoff   See fewer
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David Niven
Sir Arthur Robertson Sir Arthur Robertson   See fewer
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Flora Robson
Dowager Empress Tzu-Hsi Dowager Empress Tzu-Hsi   See fewer
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John Ireland
Sgt. Harry Sgt. Harry   See fewer
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Harry Andrews
Father de Bearn Father de Bearn   See fewer
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Leo Genn
Gen. Jung-Lu Gen. Jung-Lu   See fewer
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Robert Helpmann
Prince Tuan Prince Tuan   See fewer
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Kurt Kasznar
Baron Sergei Ivanoff Baron Sergei Ivanoff   See fewer
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Philippe Leroy
Julliard Julliard   See fewer
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Paul Lukas
Dr. Steinfeldt Dr. Steinfeldt   See fewer
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Elizabeth Sellars
Lady Sarah Robertson Lady Sarah Robertson   See fewer
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Massimo Serato
Garibaldi Garibaldi   See fewer
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Jacques Sernas
Maj. Bobrinski Maj. Bobrinski   See fewer
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Jerome Thor
Capt. Andy Marshall Capt. Andy Marshall   See fewer
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Joseph Fürst
Capt. Hanselman (as Joseph Furst) Capt. Hanselman (as Joseph Furst)   See fewer
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Walter Gotell
Capt. Hoffman Capt. Hoffman   See fewer
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Jûzô Itami
Col. Shiba (as Ichizo Itami) Col. Shiba (as Ichizo Itami)   See fewer
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Mervyn Johns
Clergyman Clergyman   See fewer
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Alfredo Mayo
Spanish Minister Spanish Minister   See fewer
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Martin Miller
Hugo Bergmann Hugo Bergmann   See fewer
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Conchita Montes
Mme Gaumaire Mme Gaumaire   See fewer
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José Nieto
Italian Minister (as Jose Nieto) Italian Minister (as Jose Nieto)   See fewer
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Eric Pohlmann
Baron von Meck Baron von Meck   See fewer
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Aram Stephan
Gaumaire Gaumaire   See fewer
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Robert Urquhart
Capt. Hanley Capt. Hanley   See fewer
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Burt Kwouk
Old Man (voice) Old Man (voice)   See fewer
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Lucy Appleby
Martha (uncredited) Martha (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sergeant Major (uncredited) Sergeant Major (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carlos Casaravilla
Japanese Minister (uncredited) Japanese Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Chow
Chiang (uncredited) Chiang (uncredited)   See fewer
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Court Boxer (uncredited) Court Boxer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Félix Dafauce
Dutch Minister (uncredited) Dutch Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Austrian Minister (uncredited) Austrian Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andy Ho
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Dong Kingman
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Mitchell Kowall
US Marine (uncredited) US Marine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cheng-Liang Kwan
Court Boxer (uncredited) Court Boxer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Soong Ling
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Alfred Lynch
Gerald (uncredited) Gerald (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Moulder-Brown
Tommy (uncredited) Tommy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Enzo Musumeci Greco
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Paul Naschy
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Nicholas Ray
US Minister (uncredited) US Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milton Reid
Boxer (uncredited) Boxer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Rietty
Spanish Minister (voice) (uncredited) Spanish Minister (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fernando Sancho
Belgian Minister (uncredited) Belgian Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucille Soong
Concubine (uncredited) Concubine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Steen
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Kenji Takaki
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John A. Tinn
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Guillermo Vera
El hombre del carrito (uncredited) El hombre del carrito (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Wang
Boxer Chief (uncredited) Boxer Chief (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 5,456 votes