The Night of the Iguana | Full Movie

The Night of the Iguana
  • PG
  • 2h 5m
  • 1964
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Richard Burton, Ava Gardner and Deborah Kerr star in Academy Award-winning director John Huston's adaptation of playwright Tennessee Williams' The Night of the Iguana. Defrocked, alcoholic former priest T. Lawrence Shannon (Burton) has fallen far in his quest to sate his base, libidinous urges. Now working as a tour guide in Mexico for a group of female American schoolteachers, Shannon is caught with one of the women at the start of a night of alcohol and tropical heat that rips away the façades of repression that cover the perversions and personal demons of all members of the tour group.
© 1964 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Variety Staff

Direction by John Huston is resourceful and dynamic as he sympathetically weaves together the ofte...

June 21, 2017
Time Out

Films of Tennessee Williams' plays now often look very artificial and overwrought, but with this H...

June 21, 2017
New York Times
Bosley Crowther

Mr. Huston has got some scenic beauty of the Mexican coast here and there in black-and-white. But...

June 21, 2017
Emanuel Levy

Though uneven and not as powerful as other Williams-based films, Huston's version benefits from a...

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:July 1, 1964
  • Highest Available for Purchase:SD

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