MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,650 this week

Beyond Mombasa (1956)

 -  Action | Adventure  -  1 June 1957 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 135 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 1 critic

An American travels to East Africa, where he tries to find out how his brother died.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 61 titles
created 13 Feb 2011
 
list image
a list of 44 titles
created 24 Feb 2012
 
a list of 118 titles
created 20 Jun 2013
 
list image
a list of 41 titles
created 10 months ago
 
list image
a list of 41 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Beyond Mombasa" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Beyond Mombasa (1956)

Beyond Mombasa (1956) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Beyond Mombasa.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Berserk (1967)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Monica Rivers is the owner and ringmaster of a traveling circus, and she'll stop at nothing to draw bigger audiences. When a series of mysterious murders begins to occur and some of her ... See full summary »

Director: Jim O'Connolly
Stars: Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors
Mystery | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

After three years on the run, Jim Guthrie returns with the scar of a rope burn on his neck. In flashback we learn how he was framed for murder but then escaped from the lynch mob just as he... See full summary »

Director: Alfred L. Werker
Stars: Dana Andrews, Donna Reed, Dianne Foster
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Peter, a WW II 'displaced person' about to be deported jumps ship in New York harbor in an effort to find an ex-G.I named Tom whom he helped during the war and can prove Peter's right to ... See full summary »

Director: Maxwell Shane
Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Gloria Grahame, Ann Robinson
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Ginger Rogers always gets cold feet just before four weddings until fireman Cornell Wilde appears.

Directors: Don Hartman, Rudolph Maté
Stars: Ginger Rogers, Cornel Wilde, Percy Waram
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Industrialist Pierre Verdier kills his mistress Jeanne Ancelin by throwing her off a train. Her husband, Ancelin, decides to take revenge on his wife's murderer, who has been acquitted by ... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro
Stars: Lino Ventura, Sandra Milo, Franco Fabrizi
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A young woman is terrorized by her fiance's demented mother who blames her for her son's death.

Director: Silvio Narizzano
Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, Stefanie Powers, Peter Vaughan
Cry for Happy (1961)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

U.S. Navy photographic team uses Tokyo geisha house as its home.

Director: George Marshall
Stars: Glenn Ford, Donald O'Connor, Miiko Taka
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Yul Brynner plays a musical genius whose eccentricities are kept in check by his wife, until she discovers him "auditioning" a sultry young pianist. She walks out on him and his career ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Donen
Stars: Yul Brynner, Kay Kendall, Geoffrey Toone
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A movie executive is framed for the murder of his beautiful promiscuous leading lady by her jealous, estranged husband.

Directors: John Guillermin, Dan Cohen
Stars: Stewart Granger, Donna Reed, George Sanders
Pecos River (1951)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Steve is a Government Agent looking for the gang that stole the U.S. Mail. When Old Henry kills an outlaw trying to rob the stage, the outlaws gun down Henry at his home. His son Jack, just... See full summary »

Director: Fred F. Sears
Stars: Charles Starrett, Jock Mahoney, Delores Sidener
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Playboy Alec Considine returns to New North Hospital for another year's internship after suffering a mental breakdown during his first attempt at internship. Among the new interns he guides... See full summary »

Director: John Rich
Stars: Michael Callan, Dean Jones, Telly Savalas
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Giuseppe Maria Scotese
Stars: Eduardo Fajardo, George Carvell, Charo López
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Matt Campbell
...
Ann Wilson
...
Ralph Hoyt
Ron Randell ...
Eliot Hastings
...
Gil Rossi
Dan Jackson ...
Ketimi
Eddie Calvert ...
Trumpet Player
Bartholomew Sketch ...
Native Boss
Clive Morton ...
Irate Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Virginia Bedard ...
Tourist's Wife
Edward Johnson ...
Dacall Chief
MacDonald Parke ...
Tourist
Roy Purcell ...
George Campbell
Julian Sherrier ...
Desk Clerk
Edit

Storyline

An American travels to East Africa, where he tries to find out how his brother died.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

DISTANT DRUMS TOLD OF DANGER! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1 June 1957 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jenseits Mombasa  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Christopher Lee made his final fall stunt himself, and claimed a having ripped his arm on an outcrop of quartz in the process. See more »

Quotes

Ralph Hoyt: It's my burden to be sane in a demented age.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen (1965) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
BEYOND MOMBASA (George Marshall, 1956) **1/2
24 January 2010 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

African adventures were constant entertainment fodder throughout the 1950s and beyond, where many a popular star took on the jungle with its wild animals and (often) equally hostile natives; in this case, it was strapping Cornel Wilde – rather ill-at-ease, however, playing a hard-drinking womanizer (especially given the various attempts made on his life by "Leopard Men" already responsible for his brother's death after having stumbled upon a deposit of uranium)! This British-made production (albeit helmed by an American) features yet another stalwart cast – which also includes leading lady Donna Reed (who, as a bookish anthropologist, naturally starts by resenting Wilde's boorishness but eventually cannot resist his directness and obvious virility), Leo Genn (the outwardly benign missionary eventually revealed to be the mastermind behind the Mau Mau-inspired 'reign of terror', driven by a misguided sense of religious and civic duty), Ron Randell (who, as Wilde's brother's business partner, logically has the finger of suspicion pointing at him from the outset) and, in one of his more prominent pre-stardom roles, Christopher Lee (a big-game hunter of Italian descent who, even more unlikely, is played up to be the hero's romantic rival!). The exotic locale supplies characteristic thrills (such as the inevitable cobra attack) and excessive (i.e. mostly irrelevant) local color but, shot by the redoubtable Freddie Young, it invariably pleases the eye (despite the panning-and-scanning involved in the TV-sourced copy I acquired). The obligatory peril-fraught-trek-through-the-jungle (with tension among the protagonists palpable as they seek the lost mine) takes up the latter half of the narrative, culminating in Genn's going berserk and unleashing the "Leopard Men" on his trapped 'companions'…until the other natives rise up against these clandestine forces, since they find their activities giving them a bad name!


10 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Rember seeing this vecordia0906
Discuss Beyond Mombasa (1956) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?