The Caine Mutiny Reviews

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Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media
April 22, 2014
Classic non-combat WWII drama has complex themes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
November 7, 2007
Complex, atypical Bogie performance is keynote for strong drama from Pulitzer-winning novel and Broadway show.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Variety Staff
Variety
November 7, 2007
The intelligently adapted screenplay retains all the essence of the novel.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
November 7, 2007
Despite a few flashes of talent in the 40s, Edward Dmytryk had descended to hack status by the time he filmed this 1954 version of Herman Wouk's novel.
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
August 26, 2007
Bogart shines brightest, finding strength in weakness.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine
May 9, 2007
It's like the well-constructed house that's not meant to be distinctive, but was made to endure.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
March 26, 2007
This courtroom drama, an adaptation of Herman Wouk's novel and play, features Humphrey Bogart in one of his most intense and neurotic performances.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
September 12, 2006
A tired looking Bogey gives a sound but tired performance.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
A stodgily liberal courtroom drama.
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
May 12, 2006
Top-notch courtroom drama, with Bogie etching another unforgettable character.
| Original Score: 5/5
Scott Weinberg
DVDTalk.com
November 9, 2005
A classic wartime drama / courtroom gripper that I'm ashamed to admit I'd never seen before last week. And now that I have, I'm a big fan.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International
May 20, 2004
First-rate adaptation of Herman Wouk 's novel
| Original Score: 4/5

Film4
May 24, 2003
The drama is compulsive and the starry cast make the most of a mountain of words.
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 20, 2003
The Caine Mutiny, though somewhat garbled, is a vibrant film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
July 29, 2002
Bogart at his very best in a memorable drama
| Original Score: 5/5
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
The Caine Mutiny (1954) is the story of a mutiny aboard a naval vessel and the subsequent court-martial trial.
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
January 5, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
February 25, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 19, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
April 16, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
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