Death on the Nile (1978)

Death on the Nile (1978)

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Agatha Christie whodunit from the director of The Towering Inferno, starring Oscar-winner Peter Ustinov (Spartacus) as Hercule Poirot. More

As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?

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1978Rating: M, Violence140 minsUK
CrimeDramaMystery

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Death on the Nile (1978) | Awards

Award Winner
Winner of the 1979 Academy Award and the 1979 BAFTA for Best Costume Design (Anthony Powell)

Death on the Nile (1978) | Reviews

78%18 reviews

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Time Out

Time Out

Over-extended and sloppily characterised Agatha Christie whodunit...

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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

...unforgivably sluggish, repetitious, and clumsy, with only a few hammy star turns (by Maggie Smith, Bette Davis, and Angela Lansbury) to recommend it.

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Death on the Nile (1978) | Release Details

Death on the Nile (1978) is available to stream in New Zealand now on Apple TV and Academy On Demand and AroVision.