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"Murderous Mau-Mau! Maddened beasts! Mighty jungle love!"
  • Approved
  • 1956
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 5.6  (626)

Safari is a 1956 adventure film starring Victor Mature, Janet Leigh, and John Justin. Directed by Terence Young, the film takes place in Kenya and follows a group of hunters on a safari expedition. The story begins with an American game hunter named Ken Duffield (Victor Mature) arriving in Nairobi, Kenya, eager to start his next hunting expedition. He meets a fellow hunter named Antonio (Roland Culver), who hires him to join his safari group. Ken soon becomes acquainted with Antonio's beautiful wife Linda (Janet Leigh) and the two develop a romantic connection.

The safari group begins their expedition and the hunters embark on various dangerous excursions, targeting big game such as lions, elephants, and rhinos. Along the way, they face numerous obstacles and challenges, including a vengeful tribal chief (Earl Cameron), who seeks revenge for the deaths of his people at the hands of previous safari groups.

As the safari progresses, tensions rise among the hunters as they compete to claim the most impressive kills. Ken, who initially joined the group primarily for the thrill of the hunt, begins to realize the true beauty of nature and regret some of his actions. Meanwhile, Linda begins to see through the facade of her husband's machismo and finds solace in Ken's more sensitive nature.

The film's climax culminates in a dramatic showdown between the hunters and the tribal chief, as well as a pivotal moment for Ken as he must choose between his passion for hunting and his newfound appreciation for the African wildlife.

Safari is a visually stunning film that showcases the African landscape and its majestic wildlife. The film's score, composed by William Alwyn, perfectly captures the spirit of adventure and the beauty of nature. The performances by Mature, Leigh, and Justin are all noteworthy, with Mature's portrayal of the conflicted Ken standing out in particular.

While the film's emphasis on big-game hunting may be controversial by today's standards, Safari is nonetheless a well-crafted adventure film that will satisfy fans of the genre.

Safari is a 1956 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.6.

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Safari is available to watch free on Tubi TV. It's also available to stream, download on demand at FuboTV. Some platforms allow you to rent Safari for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.
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    1 hr 31 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    5.6  (626)