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Khartoum (1966)

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134 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the Sudan, in 1884 to 1885, Egyptian forces led by a British General defend Khartoum against an invading Muslim Army led by a religious fanatic, the Mahdi.
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Directors
Basil Dearden | Eliot Elisofon (introductory scenes)
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$6,000,000
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Release date
Jun 15, 1966 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Charlton Heston
Gen. Charles 'Chinese' Gordon Gen. Charles 'Chinese' Gordon   See fewer
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Laurence Olivier
The Mahdi The Mahdi   See fewer
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Richard Johnson
Col. J.D.H. Stewart Col. J.D.H. Stewart   See fewer
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Ralph Richardson
William Gladstone William Gladstone   See fewer
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Alexander Knox
Sir Evelyn Baring Sir Evelyn Baring   See fewer
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Johnny Sekka
Khaleel Khaleel   See fewer
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Michael Hordern
Lord Granville Lord Granville   See fewer
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Zia Mohyeddin
Zobeir Pasha Zobeir Pasha   See fewer
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Marne Maitland
Sheikh Osman Sheikh Osman   See fewer
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Nigel Green
Gen. Wolseley Gen. Wolseley   See fewer
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Hugh Williams
Lord Hartington Lord Hartington   See fewer
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Ralph Michael
Sir Charles Dilke Sir Charles Dilke   See fewer
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Douglas Wilmer
Khalifa Abdullah Khalifa Abdullah   See fewer
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Edward Underdown
Col. William Hicks Col. William Hicks   See fewer
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Peter Arne
Maj. Kitchener Maj. Kitchener   See fewer
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Michael Anthony
Herbin (uncredited) Herbin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roger Delgado
Sheikh Abdul Rahim (uncredited) Sheikh Abdul Rahim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo Genn
Narrator (uncredited) Narrator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lisa Guiraut
The Dancer (uncredited) The Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Lawton
Man (uncredited) Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald Leigh-Hunt
Lord Northbrook (uncredited) Lord Northbrook (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alec Mango
Bordeini Bey (uncredited) Bordeini Bey (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Pastell
Giriagis Bey (uncredited) Giriagis Bey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Rietty
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Jerome Willis
Frank Power (uncredited) Frank Power (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 6,035 votes