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The Man Who Would Be King
Directed by:
John Huston

"The Man Who Would Be King" (also known as "Mann, der König sein wollte, Der", "Uomo che volle farsi re, L'") is an Adventure film directed by John Huston, and written by Rudyard Kipling (story), released in the USA on December 17 of 1975 . Sean Connery and Michael Caine are starring, alongside Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey, Jack May and Karroom Ben Bouih.

Adventure in all its glory!

Who is the director of "The Man Who Would Be King":

The Man Who Would Be King was directed by John Huston, an American director, actor, writer, producer, and cinematographer.

Before making The Man Who Would Be King, John Huston had directed The MacKintosh Man, released in 1973, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972), Fat City (1972), The Last Run (1971), The Kremlin Letter (1970), and A Walk with Love and Death (1969). Since, he directed Love and Bullets, released in 1979, Wise Blood (1979), Phobia (1980), Victory (1981), Annie (1982), and Under the Volcano (1984).

When was "The Man Who Would Be King" released:

The Man Who Would Be King was first released on Wednesday, December 17, 1975, in the United States. Another film released on Wednesday, December 17, 1975 is Dick Deadeye, or Duty Done (dir. Bill Melendez). This was forty-three (43) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, December 18, 1975 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, April 21, 1976 in France; Friday, March 05, 1976 in Germany; July, 1976 in Spain and on Saturday, June 05, 1976 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Man Who Would Be King":

At the casting of The Man Who Would Be King we find Sean Connery, previously seen in The Wind and the Lion (1975) and Ransom (1975); Michael Caine (The Romantic Englishwoman (1975), The Wilby Conspiracy (1975)); Christopher Plummer (Conduct Unbecoming (1975), The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)) [ more... ]

  • Michael Caine and Sean Connery also appeared in A Bridge Too Far, released in 1977.
  • Michael Caine and Saeed Jaffrey also appeared together in The Wilby Conspiracy, released in 1975.
  • Saeed Jaffrey and Mohammad Shamsi also appeared together in The Horsemen, released in 1971.
  • Michael Caine and Christopher Plummer also appeared together in Battle of Britain, released in 1969.

What is the Storyline of "The Man Who Would Be King":

While working as a correspondent at the offices of the Northern Star newspaper, Rudyard Kipling (Christopher Plummer) is approached by a ragged, seemingly crazed derelict, who reveals himself to be his old acquaintance Peachy Carnehan (Michael Caine). Peachy tells Kipling the story of how he and his comrade-in-arms Daniel "Danny" Dravot (Sean Connery) traveled to remote Kafiristan (in modern-day Afghanistan), became gods, and ultimately lost everything.

A few years earlier, the pair of rogues [...]

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