Khartoum (1966)

General Charles Gordon (Charlton Heston) is sent by British Prime Minister Gladstone (Ralph Richardson) to evacuate some 8,000 Egyptians from the besieged city of Khartoum. The city is surrounded by religious fanatics loyal to The Madhi… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 7, 2002
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Dennis Schwartz
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A painless and entertaining bout with history in the desert.

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Steve Crum

Heston is at his bravest, and Olivier is at his tannest. Good spectacle.

Scott Weinberg
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A rousing adventure epic, one that combines big-budget thrills with a welcome sense of historical accuracy.

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Bruce Bruce
Anytime you watch a Charlton Heston Movie you know 2 things, Its going to be outstanding and it's going to be long, and this movie is both. Also Laurence… More
Cameron Johnson
It took almost ten years after "Gettysburg" to make "Gods and Generals", six days shy of sixteen years after "Return of the Jedi"… More
Anthony Valletta
Interesting Middle East action/war film.