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The Deceivers (1988)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Thriller  |  2 September 1988 (USA)
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Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.

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William Savage
Shashi Kapoor ...
Raja Chandra Singh
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Hussein
Helena Michell ...
Sarah Wilson
Keith Michell ...
Colonel Wilson
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George Anglesmith
Tariq Yunus ...
Feringea
Jalal Agha ...
The Nawab
Gary Cady ...
Lt. Maunsell
Salim Ghouse ...
Piroo
Neena Gupta ...
Gopal's Wife
Nayeem Hafizka ...
Sepoy
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Harlot (as Bijoya Jena)
H.N. Kalla ...
The Nawab Servant
Kammo ...
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In 1825, India lives under fear. A mysterious religion's followers murder everyone that stands against their plans. When William Savage, a tax-collector of a British-Indian company, discovers the sect and decides to solve the mystery... Written by S.W.P.er

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2 September 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Geheimnis der Ritualmorde  »

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$346,297 (USA)
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Because of the controversy about the making of this movie, producer Ismail Merchant wrote a book entitled "Hullabaloo in Old Jeypore: The Making of The Deceivers (1988)" (1988) which was first published in the same year that The Deceivers (1988) film debuted in 1988. The word "hullabaloo" had previously formed part of the title of the earlier Merchant Ivory Production Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie's Pictures (1978). See more »

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Tricky Indian killers get faked out
11 June 2002 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

When a British officer gets wind of a gang of murderous highwaymen he joins their ranks with the intention of shutting down the organization. Spys and counterspys in both camps offset each other until a final battle settles who will remain in charge. Hard to believe that during all the time the officer was with the thugs they never noticed how foreign he appeared or that the stain he used never washed off. Entertaining with plenty of action and great scenery.


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