Death on the Nile

2019 Drama | Suspense/Thriller
65%

Almost everyone on the S.S.Karnak, cruising the Nile, has a reason to want heiress Linnet Ridgeway dead. Her jewels are coveted by elderly Mrs. van Schuyler, her maid is upset because Linnet won't give her a promised dowry, writer Salome Otterbourne is facing a libel suit brought by Linnet, Salome's daughter Rosalie wants to protect her mother, American Andrew Pennington has been embezzling from the Ridgeway family, and former friend Jacqueline de Bellefort is upset that Linnet stole her fiance, Simon, away from her. Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot must unravel the mystery when Linnet (and some of the others) turn up dead.

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by Brian Lloyd
Star Rating:

'Death on the Nile' just about keeps its head above water

Renowned investigator Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh) takes a riverboat cruise along the Nile with a newly-married socialite couple (Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer), the jilted lover of one of them (Emma Mackey), and a coterie of potential suspects (Annette Benning, Russel Brand, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Rose Leslie, Ali Fazal) in a series of murders that takes place during their journey...

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