The Deceivers (1988) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Deceivers (1988)




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In this costume melodrama, set in 19th-century India, Lt. William Savage, a highly-principled British officer is considered a bit of a rebel for his belief that the Indians should be treated fairly. Despite this, the newly-wed Savage is in line for a promotion in the East India Company for whom he works. His ascent is forever interrupted when he finds himself entangled with the Thugee, a murderous cult, after they brutally massacre bands of travelers. Savage captures the killers and talks one member into telling him the cult's secrets. This raises eyebrows amongst his employers who relieve him of his rank. Savage and a partner then involve themselves in the strange cult in hopes of stopping them.


Pierce Brosnan
as William Savage
Shashi Kapoor
as Raja Chandra Singh
Helena Michell
as Sarah Wilson
Keith Michell
as Col. Wilson
David Robb
as George Angelsmith
Tariq Yunus
as Feringea
Gary Cady
as Lt. Maunsell
H.N. Kalla
as Nawab Servant
as Official
Goga Kapoor
as Sher Dil
Manmohan Krishna
as Old Rajput
as Ferryman
Giles Masters
as Captain Devril
Ramesh Ranga
as Rajput's Son
Hilla Sethna
as Chandra Singh's Maidservant
R.P. Sondhi
as Prisoner
Gilla Sethna
as Chandra Singh's Maidservant
Daleep Tahil
as Daffadar Ganesha
Tim Van Rellim
as Reverend Matthias
Dalip Tahil
as Daffadar Ganesha
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Critic Reviews for The Deceivers

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

Passably entertaining, and completely undemanding: an old-fashioned ripping yarn.

August 9, 2018 | Full Review…

just isn't very interesting or entertaining

January 19, 2005 | Rating: 2.5/5

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