Death on the Nile (Deluxe Version)

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1978
  • Label: Lions Gate
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Special Packaging
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • (unspecified) - English

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Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1978 - Best Costume Design

Entertainment Reviews:

Variety - 09/27/1978
"...DEATH ON THE NILE is a clever, witty, well-plotted, beautifully produced and splendidly acted screen version of Agatha Christie's mystery. It's old fashioned entertainment with a big cast and lush locations..."

Product Description:

A deluxe version of Agatha Christie's favorite mystery story, published in 1937, and a thematic follow-up to her Murder on the Orient Express. Set aboard a steamship cruising down the Nile, an extremely unpopular heiress is murdered and everyone on the ship is suspect. The passengers include the eminent detective Hercule Poirot (Ustinov), who cuts short his vacation in order to solve the mystery. The cast features the cream of '70s Hollywood and even includes classic-era stars Davis and Niven.

Description by Lions Gate Home Entertainemnt:

A deluxe version of Agatha Christie's favorite mystery story, published in 1937, and a thematic follow-up to her Murder on the Orien t Express. Set aboard a steamship cruising down the Nile, an extremely unpopular heiress is murdered and everyone on the ship is sus pect. The passengers include the eminent detective Hercule Poirot (Ustinov), who cuts short his vacation in order to solve the myste ry. The cast features the cream of '70s Hollywood and even includes classic-era stars Davis and Niven.

Plot Keywords:

All-Star | Based On A Novel | Crime | Detectives | Murder | Mystery | Recommended | Sleuth | Suspense | Theatrical Release | Thriller

Production Notes:

  • Filmed in Egypt and the UK, in Panavision.
  • Wayne Sleep choreographed the Tango sequence on the boat.
  • Peter Ustinov's first portrayal of the Agatha Christie's Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.
  • Copyright 1978 EMI Films Ltd.

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  • Sales Rank: 89,925
  • UPC: 031398104827
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15/lbs (approx)
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