Gunga Din(Movie, 1939)

1h 57min | Genres: Adventure, War, Comedy
Gunga DinRating: 3.3/5 (with 6262 votes)
Gunga Din is a 1939 American adventure film from RKO Radio Pictures directed by George Stevens and starring Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen, and Douglas Fairbanks Jr., loosely based on the 1890 poem of the same name by Rudyard Kipling combined with elements of his 1888 short story collection Soldiers Three. The film is about three British sergeants and Gunga Din, their native bhisti (water bearer), who fight the Thuggee, an Indian murder cult, in colonial British India. The supporting cast features Joan Fontaine, Eduardo Ciannelli, and in the title role, Sam Jaffe. The epic film was written by Joel Sayre and Fred Guiol from a storyline by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, with uncredited contrib... ()
Movie poster of Gunga Din

Where to watch Gunga Din (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Gunga Din" is currently available on 2 providers. Gunga Din can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 57min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 57min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 57min
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 57min
Also available at on: DVD

Awards & Nominations for Gunga Din

Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-And-White

About Gunga Din

British army sergeants Ballantine, Cutter and MacChesney serve in India during the 1880s, along with their native water-bearer, Gunga Din. While completing a dangerous telegraph-repair mission, they unearth evidence of the suppressed Thuggee cult. When Gunga Din tells the sergeants about a secret temple made of gold, the fortune-hunting Cutter is captured by the Thuggees, and it's up to his friends to rescue him.

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Trailer for Gunga Din + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Gunga Din (1939) Official Trailer - Cary Grant, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Movie HD(Trailer, 1:37)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: India
Based on: "Gunga Din" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Hindi (HI)
Translated into 13 languages: Catalan (CA), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/26/1939
Budget: 1,915,000 USD
Revenue: 2,807,000 USD (= 147%)
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:6715, Added: 02/18/2018, Last updated: 02/12/2024