Evil Under the Sun - 1982

Peter Ustinov stars as Hercule Poirot in this vintage classic adaptation of Evil Under the Sun.


A mysterious death in a glamorous hotel in the Mediterranean can only be solved by legendary Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot.

Guy Hamilton's second take on an Agatha Christie story includes another star-studded cast. Peter Ustinov returns as Hercule Poirot and is joined by alumni from Death on the Nile, Maggie Smith and Jane Birkin as well as James Mason (North by Northwest), Roddy McDowall (Planet of The Apes) and Diana RIgg (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service).

Studio Canal present a newly restored edition of Evil Under the Sun which includes a making of video, interviews with Barry Sandler, Richard Goodwin and Anthony Powell, and a special behind the scenes stills gallery.

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Did you know?

  1. Peter Ustinov designed the bathing suit he wears in the movie.

  2. The hotel guest registry in the film is filled with celebrity names, like Cole Porter, Ivor Novello, Maurice Chevalier, Fred and Adele Astaire and Charlie Chaplin.

  3. The movie was filmed on the island of Majorca.


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