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The Man Who Would Be King

This was writer-director John Huston's dream project for decades. He originally wanted to film the Rudyard Kipling short story in the 1940s with Clark Gable and Humphrey Bogart. Later he envisioned Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole. However the long wait pa… (more)

Released: 1975

Rating: PG

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The Man Who Would Be King TCM

Two cunning British soldiers of misfortune travel to a remote part of Afghanistan, where one of them is accepted as king and begins to believe his own deception, leading to disaster for himself and his faithful partner-in-crime after the ruse is inadverte (more…)

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  • Released: 1975
  • Rating: PG
  • User Rating:4.57 out of 5 (7 ratings)
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  • Review: This was writer-director John Huston's dream project for decades. He originally wanted to film the Rudyard Kipling short story in the 1940s with Clark Gable and Humphrey Bogart. Later he envisioned Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole. However the long wait pa… (more)

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