Khartoum (1966)

The late 19th-century victory of Arab tribesmen over the British in the Sudan is the focus of Basil Dearden's historical epic.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1966
DVD Release Date: May 7, 2002
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

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
Apollo Guide

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

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The technical aspects are only decent for this sort of super-production that wants so much to be the next Lawrence of Arabia (like the irregular cinematography… More
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Interesting Middle East action/war film.
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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