Cannery Row (1982) - Rotten Tomatoes

Cannery Row (1982)




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This highly anecdotal film centers upon Doc (Nick Nolte), a self-employed marine biologist who lives by the ocean and interacts with the neighborhood denizens, trying to conceal a troubled past. Across from Doc's digs stands the local bordello, the Bear Flag Restaurant. Across the entrance ambles Suzy (Debra Winger), a drifter who tries to become one of the girls and fails miserably. However, she does set her sights on Doc and acts accordingly.

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Debra Winger
as Suzy DeSoto
Santos Morales
as Joseph and Mary
Ellen Blake
as Wisteria
Mariko Tse
as Blossom
Tona Dodd
as Waitress
Rosanna DeSoto
as Ellen Sedgewick
Judy Kerr
as Waitress Serving Beer Milkshake
William Bronder
as Suzy's Customer
Rosana DiSota
as Ellen Sedgewick
Tom Pletts
as Doctor
John Huston
as Narrator
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Critic Reviews for Cannery Row

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Cannery Row may be excessively sentimental, even a little corny, but it's all heart.

January 28, 2009 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Pleasant Fun.

May 28, 2005 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Cannery Row

Not horrible, but avid John Steinbeck fans (like me) will be disappointed in the structure and lack of character depth.

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