The Old Man and the Sea Reviews

September 26, 2010
The film can't do proper justice to the literary masterpiece.
September 6, 2010
The 1958 film, made six years after publication of the book, is a faithful adaptation - virtually a word-for-word copy of Hemingway's dialogue and prose - that is not without its faults.
March 8, 2008
Talky, but not surprising, since it is based on Hemingway story of old man (Tracy) musing about catching huge fish.
July 16, 2005
January 29, 2004
Tracy with a hokey accent floats in a studio tank for what seems like forever.
August 22, 2003
April 6, 2001
Tracy reading Hemingway's lines...brings to them a simple dignity and nobility that is hard to match.