Away All Boats (1956)


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Based on the novel by Kenneth M. Dodson, Away All Boats stars Jeff Chandler as a tough Navy captain who takes charge of a group of raw, undisciplined sailors during World War 2. To keep his men from getting on each other's nerves, Chandler makes himself the target of their excess hatred by assuming the pose of a rigid martinet who cares nothing about his crew's wellbeing. He finds an ally in lieutenant George Nader, who catches on to Chandler's "act" and helps him maintain discipline. The crew … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Ted Sherdeman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 15, 1999
MCA Universal Home Video



as Capt. Jebediah S. Ha...

as Lieut. Dave MacDouga...

as Nadine MacDougall

as Doctor Bell

as Cmdr. Quigley

as Lt. Fraser

as Ens. Kruger

as Lt. Mike O'Bannion

as Alvick

as Old Man

as Chief `Pappy' Moran

as Lt. Sherwood

as Lt. Robinson

as Ens. Twitchell

as Lt. Randall

as "Boots" Torgsson

as Doctor Flynn

as Doctor Gates

as Chaplain Hughes
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Audience Reviews for Away All Boats


this is such a good movie about what life as a captain must be like. his only friend was a monkey. he had to hepl them get ready for war but a lot of people didnt like him. what a good movie.

Lisa Shaw

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