The Man Who Would Be King (1975)


A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.

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Movie Score: 7.6/10 from 254 votes
Release Date: 1975-12-03
Status: Released
Run time: 129 min / 2:9
Production Studio : Persky-Bright Productions, Devon
Production Countries: United States of America, United Kingdom
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The Man Who Would Be King Casts

Sean Connery
as Daniel Dravot
Michael Caine
as Peachy Carnehan
Christopher Plummer
as Rudyard Kipling
Saeed Jaffrey
as Billy Fish
Doghmi Larbi
as Ootah
Jack May
as District Commissioner
Karroom Ben Bouih
as Kafu Selim
Mohammad Shamsi
as Babu
Albert Moses
as Ghulam
Paul Antrim
as Mulvaney
Graham Acres
as Officer
Shakira Caine
as Roxanne
Philip Ettington
as Abazzi (uncredited)

The Man Who Would Be King Crew

Directing John Huston Director
Writing John Huston Screenplay
Writing Gladys Hill Screenplay
Production John Foreman Producer
Production William Hill Producer
Sound Maurice Jarre Original Music Composer
Camera Oswald Morris Director of Photography
Editing Russell Lloyd Editor
Production Boaty Boatwright Casting
Art Alexandre Trauner Production Design
Art Tony Inglis Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Edith Head Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up George Frost Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Patricia McDermott Hairstylist
Crew Richard Parker Special Effects
Writing Rudyard Kipling Story