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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It's an entertaining movie, but the second act felt a bit lackluster compared to the first. Connery and Caine are fine in their roles and it's not hard to see why both of them claim they enjoyed making this movie more than any other.

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