Death on the Nile
Death on the Nile (1978)

In this detective story, based on Agatha Christie's novel Death on the Nile, Hercule Poirot (Peter Ustinov) is forced to abandon his vacation when an heiress is killed during a trip up the Nile on a paddleboat. Everyone on board has… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 27, 2001
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Crum

Fun, if not cookie-cutter, Agatha Christie-based flick w/Peter Ustinov fine as Det. Hercule Poirot.

Gerry Shamray
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Not bad if a bit dry.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A fine Agatha Christie adaptation, made more watchable because of its all-star cast

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Okay whodunit suffers by comparison with Murder on the Orient Express.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Death on the Nile is a fine entertainment that is lovely to look at and easy to enjoy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Great locations (that may not even be available for filing these days), really great costumes, thrilling story with a surprise ending. What more could you… More
Tom Ericksen
It's an old-fashioned Whodunit which IS a bit dated, but the story is still good
jay nixon
Not nearly as good as Murder On the Orient Express, even a step down from Evil Under the Sun, but colorful Christie tale with fine production values and a good… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Agatha Christie's great whodunit comes again with a pack of legendary actors. Peter Ustinov is the best Poirot ever. sublime and intriguing scheme.
Wahida K
This is pretty great TV Movie based upon the Novel written by Agath Christie with late Sr.Peter Ustinov and Angela Lansberry as a Alcoholic widow. It was funny… More
Jennifer Xu
I had first watched this many years ago before I knew of big names like Bette Davis and Angela Lansbury and Maggie Smith. I only remembered that I loved the… More