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The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
PG
129 min | Adventure, History, War

Two former British soldiers in 1880s India decide to set themselves up as Kings in Kafiristan, a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander the Great.
Director
Writers
John Huston (screenplay) | Gladys Hill (screenplay) | Rudyard Kipling (based on the story by)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Boaty Boatwright (casting) (as Boaty Boatright)
Production Designer
Alexandre Trauner (as Alexander Trauner)
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Release date
Dec 16, 1975 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Sean Connery
Daniel Dravot Daniel Dravot   See fewer
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Michael Caine
Peachy Carnehan Peachy Carnehan   See fewer
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Christopher Plummer
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Saeed Jaffrey
Billy Fish Billy Fish   See fewer
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Larbi Doghmi
Ootah (as Doghmi Larbi) Ootah (as Doghmi Larbi)   See fewer
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Jack May
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Karroom Ben Bouih
Kafu Selim Kafu Selim   See fewer
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Albert Moses
Ghulam Ghulam   See fewer
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Paul Antrim
Mulvaney Mulvaney   See fewer
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Graham Acres
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Shakira Caine
Roxanne Roxanne   See fewer
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Nadia Atbib
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Yvonne Ocampo
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Gurmuks Singh
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Kimat Singh
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7.8 / 10 | 48,721 votes