Mountains of the Moon
Mountains of the Moon (1990)

Director Bob Rafelson fulfilled a lifelong dream when he finally received backing to complete Mountains of the Moon. The film recreates the exploratory adventures of 19th century visionaries Sir Richard Burton (Patrick Bergin) and John… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 16, 1999
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An engaging and robust tale of exploration and adventure.

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Ed Gonzalez
Apollo Guide

Director Bob Rafelson, whose claim to fame is the impeccably nuanced Five Easy Pieces, manages to effectively play on the differences between Burton and Speke.

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Bruce Bruce
This is an excellent movie that portrays Capt. Sir Richard Francis Burton and his mate, John Hanning Speke's travels to find the source of the Nile, and… More
Anthony Valletta
Great adventure story.