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Mutiny on the Bounty Reviews

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Kate Cameron
New York Daily News
February 17, 2015
The case of the crew against the insane cruelty and avariciousness of Capt. Bligh is so powerfully presented that the injustice done to the men gets under one's skin to stir up a variety of emotion.
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TIME Magazine
February 17, 2009
Despite the efforts of Producer Irving Thalberg, Director Frank Lloyd, three scenarists and $2,000,000 to give it balance, polish and direction, the picture lacks all three.
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Variety Staff
February 19, 2008
There's nothing to stand in the way of Mutiny qualifying for box office dynamite rating.
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
December 13, 2006
The story is spellbinding, the acting lusty and the spectacle everything you could expect from a Golden Age MGM production -- though sometimes it's a bit too much on the monumental side.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
December 12, 2006
It's tainted by a fair amount of middlebrow stuffiness, but it's a fleet piece of storytelling and serves to enshrine one of the great ham performances of all time, Charles Laughton's Captain Bligh.
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Adrian Turner
Time Out
February 9, 2006
An exotic and gripping piece of Hollywood mythology, made with all the technical skill and gloss one associates with Irving Thalberg's MGM.
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Andre Sennwald
New York Times
May 20, 2003
It is superlatively thrilling.
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 1935
A rousing adventure film set on the high seas.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4