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Death on the Nile (1978)

PG
140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
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Anthony Shaffer (screenplay)
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Release date
Sep 29, 1978 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Peter Ustinov
Hercule Poirot Hercule Poirot   See fewer
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Jane Birkin
Louise Bourget Louise Bourget   See fewer
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Lois Chiles
Linnet Ridgeway Linnet Ridgeway   See fewer
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Bette Davis
Mrs. Van Schuyler Mrs. Van Schuyler   See fewer
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Mia Farrow
Jacqueline De Bellefort Jacqueline De Bellefort   See fewer
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Jon Finch
Mr. Ferguson Mr. Ferguson   See fewer
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Olivia Hussey
Rosalie Otterbourne Rosalie Otterbourne   See fewer
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I.S. Johar
Manager of the Karnak Manager of the Karnak   See fewer
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George Kennedy
Andrew Pennington Andrew Pennington   See fewer
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Angela Lansbury
Mrs. Salome Otterbourne Mrs. Salome Otterbourne   See fewer
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Simon MacCorkindale
Simon Doyle Simon Doyle   See fewer
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David Niven
Colonel Race Colonel Race   See fewer
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Maggie Smith
Miss Bowers Miss Bowers   See fewer
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Jack Warden
Dr. Bessner Dr. Bessner   See fewer
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Harry Andrews
Barnstaple Barnstaple   See fewer
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Sam Wanamaker
Rockford Rockford   See fewer
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François Guillaume
Doublure lumière (uncredited) Doublure lumière (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Hicks
Schoolteacher (uncredited) Schoolteacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Celia Imrie
Maid (uncredited) Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Saeed Jaffrey
Attendant (uncredited) Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reg Lye
Workman (uncredited) Workman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andrew Manson
Egyptian (uncredited) Egyptian (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 25,416 votes