The Long Voyage Home Reviews

January 13, 2021
The picture is splendidly directed and boasts some unusual photography. The cast is a fine one with Thomas Mitchell, John Wayne, John Qualen and Ian Hunter giving especially impressive performances.
October 31, 2019
Performances are uniformly excellent, Mitchell topping everything he has ever done in motion-pictures. Ian Hunter and John Wayne are brilliant.
October 8, 2015
One of the finest of all the movies that deal with life at sea, and one of the most successful of all attempts to put Eugene O'Neill on film ...
April 14, 2013
It's not the most focused and sustained movie, but the solid acting and elegant direction elevate this to another level. What could have been a routine melodrama ends up being quite a classy production.
March 28, 2013
An eerily beautiful wartime film.
April 4, 2011
Less a plot-driven movie than a meandering look at the nomadic men who make their lives on the high seas for various reasons.
November 9, 2006
Shot by master cinematographer Gregg Toland, this is one of John Ford's most visually expressive film, one that also features the young John Wayne in a strong performance
September 7, 2005
Mainly noted for the quality innovative photography done by cinematographer Gregg Toland.
February 12, 2005
Features beautiful cinematography by Gregg Toland, no-frills direction by [John] Ford, and a great cast.
October 16, 2004
Lesser John Ford, but still a haunting production.
January 1, 2000