The Bounty Reviews

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March 26, 2009
An intelligent, firstrate, revisionist telling of the famous tale of Fletcher Christian's mutiny against Captain Bligh.
February 9, 2006
It's all a brave try, though Gibson is perhaps not up to the demands of a Christian's progress from naive rating to self-loathing exile, and Donaldson's direction often verges on the stolid.
October 23, 2004
A great adventure, a lush romance, and a good movie.
August 30, 2004
On the basis of three films, it is now possible to say that the Pacific Ocean is not Dino De Laurentiis's cup of tea.
April 23, 2019
The Bounty ultimately tries to do too much ... it's a missed opportunity that needs trimming in some areas and extra time in others.
April 8, 2015
While no match for the revered classic that earned the Best Picture Academy Award for 1935 (Mutiny on the Bounty, starring Clark Gable and Charles Laughton), this is an intelligent retelling that relates the historic mutiny through an altered prism.
October 21, 2005
Hopkins brilliant perfomance adds complexity to Captain Bligh, and this intense and intelligent historical adventure is the third and best film version of the famous mutiny.
June 29, 2005
Solid remake of the classic tale.
June 19, 2005
August 19, 2004
An intricate layered character study and colorful adventure saga.
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