One Of The Great Motion Pictures Of Our Time!" -The New York Times This spectacular retelling of the Herman Melville classic, masterfully directed by John Huston, is unsurpassed in entertainment, imagination and high adventure. From the screenplay by Ray Bradbury and Huston, Moby Dick is "a brilliant film" (Time). Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab (Gregory Peck) has but one purpose in life -- revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him. The obsessed skipper of a whaling boat, Ahab uses his command as an excuse to sail the seven seas in an unrelenting search of his prey. Battling a mutinous crew, tropical heat and violent storms, Ahab finally catches up to his quarry and begins a confrontation that culminates in an epic struggle of non-stop fury… and inevitable doom.

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Moby Dick (1956)

Unrated

Adventure/Drama · 1h 56m · 10/3/1956

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One Of The Great Motion Pictures Of Our Time!" -The New York Times This spectacular retelling of the Herman Melville classic, masterfully directed by John Huston, is unsurpassed in entertainment, imagination and high adventure. From the screenplay by Ray Bradbury and Huston, Moby Dick is "a brilliant film" (Time). Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab (Gregory Peck) has but one purpose in life -- revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him. The obsessed skipper of a whaling boat, Ahab uses his command as an excuse to sail the seven seas in an unrelenting search of his prey. Battling a mutinous crew, tropical heat and violent storms, Ahab finally catches up to his quarry and begins a confrontation that culminates in an epic struggle of non-stop fury… and inevitable doom.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

United Kingdom, United States

Production Company

Moulin Productions Inc.

Budget

$4,500,000

Revenue

$10,400,000
Part Of
Cast
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Gregory Peck

Captain Ahab
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Richard Basehart

Ishmael
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Leo Genn

Starbuck
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James Robertson Justice

Captain Boomer
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Harry Andrews

Stubb
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Bernard Miles

The Manxman
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Noel Purcell

Ship's Carpenter
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Edric Connor

Daggoo
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Mervyn Johns

Peleg
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Joseph Tomelty

Peter Coffin
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Francis De Wolff

Captain Gardiner
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Philip Stainton

Bildad
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Royal Dano

'Elijah'
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Seamus Kelly

Flask
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Friedrich von Ledebur

Queequeg (as Friedrich Ledebur)
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Orson Welles

Father Mapple
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Tamba Allenby

Pip (uncredited)
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Tom Clegg

Tashtego (uncredited)
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Mandy Harper

Young Girl (uncredited)
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Ted Howard

Perth (uncredited)
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John Huston

Barman / Ship's Lookout (voice) (uncredited)
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A.L. Bert Lloyd

Lead shantyman (and shanty adviser) (uncredited)
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Arthur Mullard

(uncredited)
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Joan Plowright

Starbuck's Wife (uncredited)
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Iris Tree

Bible Woman (uncredited)
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Carol White

Young Girl (uncredited)
Crew
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John Huston

Director
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Herman Melville

Writer
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Ray Bradbury

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Moby Dick

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

6/19/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Moby Dick (Cliffs Notes Version)

(DVD)

7/24/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Moby Dick

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

9/15/2015

Disc Title Front Cover

Moby Dick

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

11/15/2016

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