Ten Little Indians (1989)
Directed by Alan Birkinshaw
Based on the terrifying suspense novel by Agatha Christie (Murder on the Orient Express, Death on the Nile, Ordeal by Innocence, Witness for the Prosecution, The Mirror Crack’d and Endless Night) and featuring a stellar cast that includes Donald Pleasence (The Black Windmill), Brenda Vaccaro (Midnight Cowboy), Herbert Lom (Return from the Ashes), Paul L. Smith (Haunted Honeymoon), Sarah Maur Thorp (River of Death) and Frank Stallone (Heart of Midnight). Ten strangers are summoned to a remote African safari by a mysterious host and find themselves trapped and isolated in their hunting camp. The absent host’s recorded voice then reveals why he’s gathered his baffled guests: to wreak grisly vengeance for the death each of them has caused! As predicted in the children’s rhyme “Ten Little Indians,” one by one, each of the victims meets a gruesome death at the hands of an unseen assailant. This classic mystery sends the viewer off on an expedition into epic suspense only Agatha Christie could devise!