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  • Mountains of the Moon (1990)
  • R
    136 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Mountains of the Moon (1990)
R
136 min | Adventure, Drama, History

The legendary true-story of Capt. Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's tumultuous expedition to find the source of the Nile river.
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William Harrison (novel "Burton and Speke") (screenplay) | Bob Rafelson (screenplay)
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Feb 23, 1990 (United States)
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54 cast members
Name Known for
Patrick Bergin
Richard Burton Richard Burton   See fewer
Iain Glen
John Hanning Speke John Hanning Speke   See fewer
Richard E. Grant
Oliphant Oliphant   See fewer
Fiona Shaw
Isabel Isabel   See fewer
John Savident
Lord Murchison Lord Murchison   See fewer
James Villiers
Lord Oliphant Lord Oliphant   See fewer
Peter Vaughan
Lord Houghton Lord Houghton   See fewer
Delroy Lindo
Mabruki Mabruki   See fewer
Bernard Hill
Dr. Livingstone Dr. Livingstone   See fewer
Matthew Marsh
William William   See fewer
Richard Caldicot
Lord Russell Lord Russell   See fewer
Garry Cooper
Stroyan Stroyan   See fewer
Roshan Seth
Ben Amir Ben Amir   See fewer
Jimmy Gardner
Jarvis Jarvis   See fewer
Doreen Mantle
Mrs. Speke Mrs. Speke   See fewer
Anna Massey
Mrs. Arundell Mrs. Arundell   See fewer
Peter Eyre
Norton Shaw Norton Shaw   See fewer
Leslie Phillips
Mr. Arundell Mr. Arundell   See fewer
Frances Cuka
Lady Houghton Lady Houghton   See fewer
Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Lord Cowley Lord Cowley   See fewer
Craig Crosbie
Swinburne Swinburne   See fewer
Paul Onsongo
Sidi Bombay Sidi Bombay   See fewer
Lenny Juma
Jemadar (as Leonard Juma) Jemadar (as Leonard Juma)   See fewer
Philip Voss
Colonel Rigby Colonel Rigby   See fewer
Pip Torrens
Lt. Hesketh Lt. Hesketh   See fewer
Alison Limerick
Sorceress Sorceress   See fewer
Asiba Asiba
Nubian Servant Nubian Servant   See fewer
Ian Vincent
Lt. Allen Lt. Allen   See fewer
Ralph Nossek
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
Stewart Harwood
Attendant Attendant   See fewer
George Malpas
Lead Actor Lead Actor   See fewer
Robert Whelan
1st Reporter 1st Reporter   See fewer
Bill Croasdale
2nd Reporter 2nd Reporter   See fewer
Renny Krupinski
3rd Reporter 3rd Reporter   See fewer
Rod Woodruff
Fencer Fencer   See fewer
Martin Ocham
Bearer Bearer   See fewer
Rocks Nhlapo
Bearer Bearer   See fewer
Konga Mbandu
Bearer Bearer   See fewer
Fatima Said
Somali Girl Somali Girl   See fewer
Zam Zam Issa
Somali Girl Somali Girl   See fewer
Norta Muhammed
Somali Girl Somali Girl   See fewer
Pineniece Joshua
Somali Girl Somali Girl   See fewer
Roger Rees
Papworth Papworth   See fewer
Kenneth W Caravan
Speke Estate Farmboy (uncredited) Speke Estate Farmboy (uncredited)   See fewer
Omar Sharif
Arab Chief in Cairo (uncredited) Arab Chief in Cairo (uncredited)   See fewer
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