The African Queen Poster

Release Date: February 20th, 1952

DVD Release Date: October 31st, 2006

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

Production Co: Horizon Films, Romulus Productions

Distributors: United Artists

Keywords: Rivalry, Emotional, Inspiring, Pursuit, Family, Revenge


Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1952)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Writing (Screenplay)