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Ten Little Indians (1989)

PG  |   |  Crime, Mystery, Thriller  |  November 1989 (USA)
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Ten people are invited to go on an African safari, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

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Rehash of classic Agatha Christie story about 10 people who believe they have won a trip to go on an African safari, but are soon killed off one by one by an unknown murderer. Written by Mike Hatchett <hatchetts13@webtv.net>

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The original script was much more faithful to the original Agatha Christie novel with the setting on an island and the original grim conclusion of the book. However, producer Harry Alan Towers changed it at the last second when he realized that it would be cheaper to shoot in the African outback and that the novel's ending is less marketable than Christie's happier resolution from the play version of the story. See more »

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Anthony Marston: Well, well. It appears no one knows our host. How gauche. Do I hear a martini calling?
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Version of Ten Little Indians (1974) See more »

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mediocre
11 August 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

far to be the best adaptation, it could be a nice exercise. not convincing, mediocre, interesting, in little measure, only for presence of Herbert Lom and Donald Pleasence, its big sin is the not inspired script. the story moved in Africa is not the worst idea but, unfortunately, it remains only an idea. the large error is the absence of tension. all seems be an old story well known. so, the work is only sketch, the script - fragile suggestion, the acting - surrogate. another adaptation. not significant but good occasion to remind the art of few real good actors, in this case only shadows of a mediocre script.


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