Evil Under the Sun (1982) - Rotten Tomatoes

Evil Under the Sun (1982)

Evil Under the Sun (1982)

Evil Under the Sun

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Movie Info

When a successful but extremely narcissistic Broadway actress is murdered while visiting a Mediterranean island resort, the famed sleuth Hercule Poirot is called to find the culprit. Poirot must find the killer amongst a wide variety of potential suspects, all of whom have good reasons for wanting the victim dead.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Television, Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Anthony Shaffer
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 27, 2001
Runtime:
Universal Pictures

Cast

Peter Ustinov
as Hercule Poirot
Maggie Smith
as Daphne Castle
Diana Rigg
as Arlena Marshall
James Mason
as Odell Gardener
Colin Blakely
as Sir Horace Blatt
Jane Birkin
as Christine Redfern
Nicholas Clay
as Patrick Redfern
Roddy McDowall
as Rex Brewster
Sylvia Miles
as Myra Gardener
Denis Quilley
as Kenneth Marshall
Emily Hone
as Linda Marshall
John Alderson
as Police Sergeant
Paul Antrim
as Police Inspector
Cyril Conway
as Police Surgeon
Barbara Hicks
as Flewitt's Secretary
Robert Dorning
as Concierge
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Critic Reviews for Evil Under the Sun

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
Top Critic

Evil Under the Sun is a nifty screen adaptation of a 1940 Agatha Christie novel.

Full Review… | February 4, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

June 26, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Audience Reviews for Evil Under the Sun

½

A star is murdered on an island resort. Poirot is called to investigate the many suspects. Good plot. Great cast.

thmtsang
Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

Fun Christie, great cast, beautiful location.Diana Rigg and Maggie Smith make great sparring partners.

jjnxn
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Peter Ustinov is as affable as always, but Agatha Christie's dreary formula just looks silly in this day and age.

garyX
xGary Xx

Super Reviewer

Evil Under the Sun Quotes

Daphne Castle: The 'Arlena Stewarts' of this world do not count; their domination is of the moment. Really to count, a woman must have either goodness or brains.
– Submitted by Matthew J (4 years ago)
Hercule Poirot: Little boys laugh easily if it keeps them away even for a moment from their study of Latin.
– Submitted by Matthew J (4 years ago)
Hercule Poirot: Little boys laugh easily if it keeps them away even for a moment from their study of Latin.
– Submitted by Matthew J (4 years ago)
Hercule Poirot: The sky is blue, the sun is shining, and yet you forget that everywhere there is evil under the sun.
– Submitted by Matthew J (4 years ago)

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