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Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)

NR 178 min - Adventure, Drama, History - 8 November 1962
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The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a paradise for the crew, something completely different than the living hell aboard the ship. On the way back to England, officer Fletcher Christian becomes the leader of a mutiny.

Director:  Lewis Milestone
Stars:  Trevor Howard, Marlon Brando, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith, Percy Herbert, Gordon Jackson, Chips Rafferty, Noel Purcell, Eddie Byrne, Tim Seely

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Storyline

The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a paradise for the crew, something completely different than the living hell aboard the ship. On the way back to England, officer Fletcher Christian becomes the leader of a mutiny.



Tagline: The mightiest excitement that ever swept across the sea or the screen!

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, Hungarian
Release Date:  8 November 1962

Box Office

Budget:  $19,000,000
Revenue:  $13,680,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Arcola Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 58 min

Academy Award Nominations

ART DIRECTION (Color) — Art Direction: George W. Davis, J. McMillan Johnson; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Hugh Hunt
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — Robert L. Surtees
FILM EDITING — John McSweeney, Jr.
MUSIC (Music Score–substantially original) — Bronislau Kaper
MUSIC (Song) — “Love Song From Mutiny On The Bounty (Follow Me),” Music by Bronislau Kaper; Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
BEST PICTURE — Aaron Rosenberg, Producer
SPECIAL EFFECTS — Visual Effects by A. Arnold Gillespie; Audible Effects by Milo Lory


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