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Ten Little Indians (1989)

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?

Director:

Alan Birkinshaw

Writers:

Agatha Christie (novel), Jackson Hunsicker (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Donald Pleasence ... Judge Wargrave
Brenda Vaccaro ... Marion Marshall
Frank Stallone ... Captain Lombard
Herbert Lom ... General Romensky
Sarah Maur Thorp Sarah Maur Thorp ... Vera Claythorne
Warren Berlinger ... Mr. Blore
Yehuda Efroni ... Dr. Werner
Neil McCarthy Neil McCarthy ... Anthony Marston
Moira Lister ... Mrs. Rodgers
Paul L. Smith ... Mr. Rodgers
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Storyline

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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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agatha Christie's 'Ten Little Indians' See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$43,436, 12 November 1989

Gross USA:

$59,405

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,405
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When the survivors are burying the first victim, one of them comments that they "didn't even know" the person's name. However, during the accusation scene, all ten characters are present and all ten characters' full names are used. See more »

Quotes

General Romensky: In the end, I suppose, it does not matter what you did to people. It matters who you held
[indicates his heart]
General Romensky: here.
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Not that Bad
10 August 2000 | by musician76_76See all my reviews

I have to disagree with some of the comments made about this movie. It wasn't that bad, garrunteed it wasn't the greatest, but it still was good. The best version is the 1966 version with Hugh O Brian and Shirley Eaton. Just because the setting is changed people think it was a bad version. Each of the 5 version of Ten Little Indians has their strong points. I say go out and rent this one. It has some scary moments in it.


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