The Man Who Would Be King
The Man Who Would Be King ★★★★ 1975 (PG)
A grand, old-fashioned adventure based on the classic story by Rudyard Kipling about two mercenary soldiers who travel from India to Kafiristan in order to conquer it and set themselves up as kings. Splendid characterizations by Connery and Caine, and Huston's royal directorial treatment provides it with adventure, majestic sweep, and well-developed characters. 129m/C VHS, DVD . Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey, Shakira Caine; D: John Huston; W: Gladys Hill, John Huston; C: Oswald Morris; M: Maurice Jarre.