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The Comedians

1967 Rated NR 2hr 32m

Famous couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton team up in this drama based on Graham Greene's novel. During the era of Papa Doc Duvalier's despotic rule of Haiti, hotel owner Brown (Burton) watches as both his adopted country and his inn start crumbling. To drown his worries, he throws himself into a passionate affair with the wife (Taylor) of a South American diplomat (Peter Ustinov). Alec Guinness, Lillian Gish and James Earl Jones co-star.

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Movie Details

1968 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.