#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a paradise for the crew, something completely different than the living hell aboard the ship. On the way back to England, officer Fletcher Christian becomes the leader of a mutiny.
Plot: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a paradise for the crew, something completely different than the living hell aboard the ship. On the way back to England, officer Fletcher Christian becomes the leader of a mutiny.
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An excellent motion picture.
When the news broke that MGM had the audacity to remake the hallowed 1935 classic `Mutiny on the Bounty’ starring Clark Gable and Charles Laughton, the critics were aghast. As the news leaked out about trouble in production, they whipped themselves into a self-righteous frenzy. Brando was a lightening rod for criticism because he was renowned as arrogant hothead. Compared with Gable, who was universally loved and adored, Brando was a boor. It was almost sacrilegious to put Brando in any part Gable had played. When the film opened, it never had a chance. It was ripped to shreds. Brando was ridiculed as a lower class character actor who couldn’t step up to the part, and derided for his dreadful attempt at an English accent. The film was a box office loser and critics smugly declared they told us so.
The film was beset by problems throughout production. The full-scale replica of the Bounty arrived on location two months after the film was scheduled to begin shooting. There were three deaths among the film’s personnel and the film ran well over budget. The biggest problems were the result of Brando’s constant temper tantrums as he tried to rewrite the entire film from the set. At least six writers came and went. After countless confrontations, director Carol Reed gave up and quit to be replaced by Lewis Milestone (`All Quiet on the Western Front’). Milestone was an utterly intractable director that Brando couldn’t bully. The result was a battle between the immovable object and the irresistible force, with daily emotional pyrotechnics that further delayed the film. Although Milestone usually prevailed in the fracases, this film turned out to be his last in a 37-year career.
Over the years, the critics have continued to pillory the film, but the public generally receives it more favorably as time passes. Though I often disagree with the masses, in this case I concur. Having seen both the 1935 and 1962 versions, I prefer the latter. Gable is clearly more charming and dashing in the role, but Brando gives the more complete performance. Gable’s Christian seems far less ruffled by the events that transpire on the Bounty, whereas Brando accomplishes a believable transition from the cavalier rogue to an honorable hero who endures self-torment over the treasonous act. Though Brando’s English accent is oft ridiculed, I have heard far worse. Part of the problem probably stemmed from the fact that the accent he attempted to imitate was very upper crust and he delivered it with a certain sneering tone that made it seem like he was mocking the English. Just hearing that accent from the same lips that gave us, `I coulda been a contenda’ was a kind of ironic comedy unto itself.
Between the Bligh portrayed by Charles Laughton and that depicted by Trevor Howard in the remake, Howard wins hands down for pure detestability. Most of the production values, such as music, set design and costumes were superior in the remake. Moreover, the remake was more historically accurate than the original.
The film features a youthful Richard Harris in the role of Mills, who gives an excellent performance of the petulant sailor. Also noteworthy is the lovely Tarita, a native Tahitian who plays Christian’s love interest Maimiti, and does a scorching belly dance. This was Tarita’s only film, but to anyone who has seen the film, she will not be soon forgotten.
This is an excellent film. It was nominated for seven Oscars including Best Picture, but it was shut out, trampled by `Lawrence of Arabia’. It is highly entertaining with wonderful costumes, props and sets, fabulous locations and photography, and some terrific performances. Though many will disagree, I rated it a 10/10. If one can step back from the controversy that swirled around this film when it debuted, it is an easy film to enjoy.
Great adaptation of the story
1787. HMS Bounty, commanded by William Bligh, sets sail from Portsmouth. She is heading for Tahiti, on a mission to introduce breadfruit plants to Jamaica. It is Bligh’s first command and it is soon apparent that he is happy to hand out severe punishments for the most minor infraction. The welfare of his men is also not of primary concern to him. All this not only puts him in conflict with the seamen but with his First Lieutenant, Fletcher Christian.
Based on the famous true events, this is a great adaptation of the story. Very realistic, gritty feel to it: the naval terms, actions and events seem very accurate and give an historical feel to proceedings. Superb cinematography and props: no CGI, so everything is real, making for a very authentic atmosphere.
Story is well told. Director Lewis Milestone builds the tension well, showing how things escalated and lead to the mutiny and making you feel the dilemma Christian is in. Rollicking adventure, moving along effortlessly and very entertainingly. The movie clocks in at 3 hours but it doesn’t feel anywhere near as long, the momentum is so great.
Great performances by Marlon Brando and Trevor Howard in the lead roles, contributing well to the tension between Bligh and Christian. Good work too by Richard Harris.
Was heading to be brilliant but the last few scenes prevented that. For the sake of dramatic effect, the ending is nothing like history and feels very cheesy. After spending so much time creating an authentic and historically accurate feel to the movie the writers and director let it all slip at the last hurdle. Quite disappointing.
Before seeing this I had watched the other two famous versions of the Mutiny on the Bounty events, the 1935 version and the 1984 version (titled ‘The Bounty’). The 1935 version starred Clark Gable and Charles Laughton and won the 1936 Best Picture Oscar. While highly regarded by most, I found it quite dry and overly conventional in the way it was told. Still good though, but not great – a 6/10.
The 1984 version, starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins, is, for me, the essential version. Much more balanced than any of the previous versions and apparently the most accurate, as it drew from more reliable source material. A 9/10.
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 58 min (178 min), 3 hr 5 min (185 min) (UK)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Director Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed
Writer Charles Lederer (screenplay), Charles Nordhoff (novel), James Norman Hall (novel)
Actors Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith
Awards Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations.
Production Company Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Sound Mix 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints) (Westrex Recording System), 4-Track Stereo (35mm release) (some prints), Mono (35 mm prints)
Aspect Ratio 2.76 : 1, 2.35 : 1 (35 mm prints)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 65 mm Eastman Color Negative Film, 50T, Type 5250 (anamorphic)
Cinematographic Process Ultra Panavision 70 (anamorphic)
Printed Film Format 35 mm, 70 mm (Eastman 5385), 16 mm (Eastman 7385)