In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (Kenya: 1986)


Raju Patel

Cast list

John Rys-Davies as Chris Tucker
Timothy Bottoms as Jack Ringtree
Irene Miracle as Lee Ringtree
Michele Carey as Ginny Hansen
Leonard Trolley as Colonel Maitland
Patty Foley as Lucille Gagnon
Calvin Jung as Mitushi Uto
Don Blakely as Julius Odom
Jim Boeke as Gagnon
Patrick Gorman as Eugene Cruz
Mark Watters as Carlyle Bandy
Carl Vundla as District Officer Tshombe


Writing Credits: T. Michael Harry and Jeffrey M. Sneller

Executive Producer: Sharad Patel

Producer: Jeffrey M. Sneller


The film In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro is a horror film based on actual events. The film tells the story of an incident in Kenya in 1984, where over 90,000 starving baboons went on a murderous rampage, killing both animals and humans that stood in their way.

Nina Darnton, “In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986) THE SCREEN: ‘SHADOW,’ KENYA TALE”, New York Times (online)

Scott W. Davis, “In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro“, Horror Express (online)

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