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MOBY DICK (1956) Film Review


Director: John Houston

Screenplay: Ray Bradbury and John Huston based on the novel by Herman Melville

Starring: Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Orson Welles, Leo Genn, Friedrich Ledebur, Royal Dano


Running Time: 1 hour 56 minutes

Release Date: June 27, 1956

***1/2 out of *****


Photo: Warner Bros.

Captain Ahab (GREGORY PECK) continues his vengeful pursuit of the great white whale in MOBY DICK.


Captain Ahab (GREGORY PECK) obsessively seeks vengeance against the great white whale who took his leg. His obsessive desire to kill the creature, known as Moby Dick, puts the crew of the Pequod in danger as they have no choice but to follow the lead of their captain even if it means they may never return home.


Rating Scale:

***** = Outstanding ****1/2 = Excellent **** = Very Good

***1/2 = Above Average *** = Good **1/2 = Mediocre ** = Fair *1/2 = Poor

* = Bad 1/2* = Abysmal

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