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Year
1984
Runtime
132 min.
Director
Roger Donaldson
Genres
Action, Drama, Romance, Adventure, History
Rating *
7.1
Votes *
19,203
Checks
1,171
Favs
35
Dislikes
10
Favs/checks
3.0% (1:33)
Favs/dislikes
4:1
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  1. Sviggolo's avatar

    Sviggolo

    An interesting and solid performance by Sir Anthony Hopkins, and he is far better than Mel Gibson. The rest of the cast are also good, but I think some characters, which I would have liked to see more of, doesn't quite get enough room, like the Daniel Day-Lewis character, for instance.

    There is also a less melodramatic ending than in the version with Brando, which I think is for the best.
    11 years 10 months ago
  2. DisneyStitch's avatar

    DisneyStitch

    This makes the 3rd version of the story that I've seen in the past week. It's a more modern take and being based on a different book than the original movie it understandably follows a different plotline. Anthony Hopkins brings what he can to the role but Gibson seems to suffer from overacting.

    To add a touch of hilarity, I noticed it was rated PG and so figured there was no issue going into it. Umm... yeah, an R rating would have been more appropriate for the amount of skin being shown.
    2 years 4 months ago
  3. Zeltaebar's avatar

    Zeltaebar

    The third telling of the Bounty story is a good one and puts a new spin on some characters and adds fresh ideas to the mix. The mystique Vangelis score, the native nudity and subtle performances from a young Mel Gibson and an especially good Anthony Hopkins makes this a lot of fun to watch. 10 years 1 month ago
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