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PG| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
After religious spinster's (Katharine Hepburn) missionary brother is killed in WWI Africa, dissolute steamer captain (Humphrey Bogart) offers her safe passage. She's not satisfied so she persuades him to destroy a German gunboat. The two spend most of their time fighting with each other rather than the Germans. Time alone on the river leads to love.

Cast: Humphrey Bogart , Katharine Hepburn , Robert Morley , Peter Bull , Theodore Bikel , Walter Gotell ,

Director: John Huston

Genres: Adventure

Distributor: United Artists

The African Queen (1951)

Release Date: February 20th, 1952|1 hr. 45 min.

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fan reviews ( 3 )
  • July 17, 2011 riognach
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    Extraodinary film. Bogie and the \'Great Kate\' are wonderful together as the uptight spinster missionary and the whiskey-swilling, devil-may-care riverboat pilot. Funny, touching, suspenseful... one of my favourites of all time.

  • July 17, 2011 WilliamSowles
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    John was one heck of a mighty fine director. Hhe could even drink Bogie under the table.

  • October 03, 2009 Gcarter402
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    Humphrey Blogart was one of the rare actors that produced such a fine portfolio of work. His pairing with Hepburn was unequaled except for his pairing with Bacall. In both pairs, there was a certain chemistry that spoke to the viewers heart and made for great cinema.

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