Kings of the Sun Poster

Release Date: 1963

DVD Release Date: March 25th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
When Hunac Ceel (Leo Gordon) leads his army of warriors against the Mayan tribes of the Yucatan Peninsula, he kills their king, and the king's son, Balam (George Chakiris), flees. He takes his people in ships across the gulf, hoping to settle peaceably in a new world. But a native tribe, led by Black Eagle (Yul Brynner), is hostile, and takes Balam prisoner. Gradually, Balam and Black Eagle forge an understanding, and when Hunac Ceel show up, bent on destroying the Mayans, the two join forces.

Cast: Yul Brynner, George Chakiris, Shirley Anne Field, Richard Basehart, Brad Dexter, Barry Morse, Armando Silvestre, Leo Gordon

Director: J. Thompson

Genres: Adventure

Keywords: Revenge, Gripping, Love triangle, Rivalry, Son, Escape