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Mutiny (1999)





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This made-for-television docudrama that aired on March 28, 1999 on NBC, relates the story of an actual event that occurred during World War II, but is centered around the lives of fictional characters. On July 17, 1944 at a U.S. naval base near San Francisco, a ship exploded causing the deaths of 323 men and injuring another 390. Just over 200 of the dead and another 200 of the injured were African-American Navy personnel. The story begins with the events that led up to the tragedy, with the second half of the film describing the actions of the men who refused to report back to work the next day after the explosion. Initially, 250 of the men refused to return, fearing another catastrophe. When base officers threatened to charge them with mutiny, 200 returned to work. The 50 who refused to return were given dishonorable discharges, in addition to 15 years of hard labor from the mutiny convictions. Eventually, the sentences were reduced to 4 years, but no official governmental acknowledgment of wrongdoing has ever been made.more
Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language, sex, violence)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Maria Dante, Jim Henerson, James Henerson
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On DVD: Sep 4, 2007


Duane Martin
as B.J. Teach
David Ramsey
as Vernon Nettles
Adrian Pasdar
as Lt. Maravich
Joe Morton
as Thurgood Marshall
Matthew Glave
as Lt. Kirby
James B. Sikking
as Lt. Cmdr. Tynan
David Barry Gray
as Ens. Norris
Troy Winbush
as Leroy Wallis
J. August Richards
as Reece Johnson
Dale Dye
as Drill Instructor
Sid Burston
as Pimp Jack
Robin Gammell
as Senatorial Chairman
Kevin Fry
as Prison Guard
Bill Bliesath
as Reporter
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Makes a case for being the worst movie I've ever seen. Thank God I saw the "Mystery Science Theater 3000" version of it. Dead characters re-appear the SCENE AFTER THEY'RE MURDERED, the dialogue is an utter mess, and Santa Claus is the captain of the ship. Only watch the MST3K version of this.

Dan Schultz
Dan Schultz

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Back when i like MST3k I loved the boys making fun of this. now those dreams are forever shattered and I do not laugh at them no more. Just stare

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