Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile (1978)

A murderer strikes on board the luxury Nile steamer Karnak – and Hercule Poirot faces his most baffling case.

  • Genre: Mystery
  • Release Date: 1978-09-29
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 709 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 20min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Mersham Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: John Guillermin
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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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  • Peter Ustinov

    as Hercule Poirot
  • Jane Birkin

    as Louise Bourget
  • Lois Chiles

    as Linnet Ridgeway Doyle
  • Bette Davis

    as Marie Van Schuyler
  • Mia Farrow

    as Jacqueline de Bellefort
  • Jon Finch

    as James Ferguson
  • Olivia Hussey

    as Rosalie Otterbourne
  • I.S. Johar

    as Mr. Choudhury
  • George Kennedy

    as Andrew Pennington
  • Angela Lansbury

    as Salome Otterbourne
  • Simon MacCorkindale

    as Simon Doyle
  • David Niven

    as Colonel Race
  • Maggie Smith

    as Miss Bowers
  • Jack Warden

    as Ludwig Bessner
  • Harry Andrews

    as Barnstaple
  • Sam Wanamaker

    as Rockford
  • Celia Imrie

    as Maid (uncredited)
  • Saeed Jaffrey

    as Servant (uncredited)
  • Barbara Hicks

    as Schoolteacher (uncredited)
Sound Nino Rota Original Music Composer
Camera Jack Cardiff Director of Photography
Directing John Guillermin Director
Writing Anthony Shaffer Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Anthony Powell Costume Design
Art Peter Murton Production Design
Art Terry Ackland-Snow Art Direction
Writing Agatha Christie Novel
Writing Agatha Christie Writer
Art Brian Ackland-Snow Art Direction
Production Dyson Lovell Casting
Editing Malcolm Cooke Editor
Production John Brabourne Producer
Production Richard Goodwin Producer
Production Norton Knatchbull Associate Producer
Editing Chris Kelly Assistant Editor
Directing Ted Sturgis Second Assistant Director