Cairo is a 1963 American crime film starring George Sanders, Richard Johnson, and Walter Rilla. Directed by Wolf Rilla (Walter's son) and written by Joan LaCour Scott, it was released on August 21, 1963, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film is a nearly scene-for-scene remake of John Huston's 1950 film noir, The Asphalt Jungle.


Former British soldier and schemer Major Pickering flies into Cairo on a phony passport. He has had years in a German prison to develop a foolproof plan to rob King Tut's jewels from the Cairo Museum.