High resolution official theatrical movie poster of for mutiny on the bounty image dimensions. Rent the bounty 1984 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. When fnow users make a purchase with their mastercards. The movie is adapted from the book, captain bligh and. The bounty dvd, 2000, widescreen minimal spoilers this is the 3rd take of this great seafaring mutiny, circa 1787.
Mel gibson was disappointed with his performance and the finished movie. The bounty 1984 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Sep 22, 2012 hottest scene in the history of cinema. Mutiny on the bounty topped the annual film daily poll of 523 critics as the best film of 1936 it was released too late in the year to appear on the 1935 ballot. The relationship between fletcher christian and captain william bligh is one of the most familiar in the movies. This remake of the original mutiny on the bounty is well done and captivating. Mutiny on the bounty mel gibson 1984 movie movie tv christian tumblr braveheart film stills actor. Mel columcille gerard gibson was born january 3, 1956 in peekskill, new york, usa, as the sixth of eleven children of hutton gibson, a railroad brakeman, and anne patricia reilly gibson who died in december of 1990. He is best known for his action hero roles, particularly his breakout role as max rockatansky in the first three films of the postapocalyptic action series mad max and as martin riggs in the buddy cop film series lethal weapon born in peekskill, new york, gibson moved with his parents to. Anthony hopkins plays capt william bligh, instructed to bring back cheap breadfruit for the slaves for the plantations in jamaica, as bananas were deemed too expensive. Mel gibson and anthony hopkins start off on course, but the famous mutiny doesnt live up to its billing in this 1984 epic. The bounty starring anthony hopkins as captain bligh and mel gibson as fletcher christian is apparently the most faithful of the adaptations, showing bligh to be a little more sympathetic even though he is still very mad. With mel gibson, anthony hopkins, laurence olivier, edward fox.
Mel gibson and anthony hopkins start off on course, but the famous mutiny doesnt live up to its billing in this 1984 epic thu 24 mar 2011 06. The film also features laurence olivier, daniel daylewis and liam neeson the screenplay by robert bolt was based on the. This fourth film dramatization of the 1789 mutiny aboard the h. The bounty dvd, 2000, widescreen for sale online ebay. Bounty, replica in the movie the bounty with mel gibson. The story of lieutenant bligh sir anthony hopkins, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. The movie portrays events that brought about the eventual take over or mutiny of the crew. Gibson first as the friend of bligh who is dissipated by the easy life in the south seas, and neeson and others as the crewmen who foment mutiny and make gibson an unwilling supporter of it. Mutiny on the bounty poster movie b clark gable franchot tone charles laughton donald crisp the first and best version of mutiny on the bounty, which won the 1935 best picture oscar, was clark gables most favorite movie. Christian mel gibson, formerly blighs friend, is of little use to the captain.
After the captain doles out floggings and other physical punishments, the crew mutinies, led by blighs former close friend, fletcher christian mel gibson. First there was a silent 1916 australian film called the mutiny of the bounty now considered to be a lost film. Mutiny on the bounty dance scene on tahiti youtube. The mad max series is a close second, losing not so much in the quality of the films as in the amount that mel actually contributed to their success. See more ideas about mutiny on the bounty, marlon brando and mel gibson. Life on pitcairn island home of the descendants of the mutineers from hms bounty duration. This was her only acting role in a motion picture as of this writing. Redfern natural history productions recommended for you. Certainly, mel was max, but the idea, and vision was george millers. A more accurate re telling of the famous mutiny on the bounty featuring fletcher christian gibson and captain william bligh anthony hopkins gibson is ok here, if a little bland at times. Continuing my plan to watch every movie in mel gibsons filmography in order, i come to the bounty 1984 plot in a paragraph. Mel colmcille gerard gibson ao born january 3, 1956 is an americanaustralian actor and filmmaker. The bounty mel gibson master and commander russell crowe double feature. Mad max 1979 george millers futuristic action tale put mel gibson on the map.
Based on the worldwide bestselling novel by simon winchester, the professor and the madman is an extraordinary true tale of madness, genius, and obsession about two remarkable men who created. Machete kills expendables 3 mutiny on the bounty mel gibson braveheart kustom kulture the simpsons the man cover up. Mel gibsons passion of the christ sequel will be the. This remake of the original mutiny on the bounty is well done and captivating in mho is best of the three. The film also features laurence olivier, daniel daylewis and liam neeson. While a student at the national institute of dramatic art in sydney, he was given an uncredited role in i never promised you a rose garden and subsequently appeared as a leading actor in the micro budget surf drama summer city both. In this movie, the events of the voyage up to and after the mutiny are shown as a series of flashbacks.
Apr 14, 2020 of course, whether youre watching the 1935 clark gablecharles laughton version, the 1962 marlon brandotrevor howard version, or the 1984 mel gibsonanthony hopkins version, this is a. Follows both the efforts of fletcher christian mel gibson to get his men beyond the reach of british retribution and the epic voyage of lieutenant bligh to get his loyalists safely to east timor in a tiny lifeboat. Jan 31, 2018 mel gibson s sequel to the passion of the christ will shock the audience, its leading actor jim caviezel has claimed caviezel, who played jesus christ in the 2004 film, confirmed in an. May 04, 1984 the bounty, which stars mel gibson as fletcher christian and anthony hopkins as bligh, attempts to rehabilitate blighs reputation, at least up to a point, and to discover in christian a far. Bounty is based not on the familiar nordhoff and hall book, but on richard houghs novel captain bligh and mr. He later said of the movie, i think the main problem with that film was that it tried to be a fresh look at the dynamic of the mutiny situation, but didnt go far enough.
See more ideas about mel gibson, mutiny on the bounty and anthony hopkins. Bounty, replica in the movie mutiny on the bounty with marlon brando. Mutiny on the bounty is a 1935 metrogoldwynmayer drama film directed by frank lloyd and starring charles laughton and clark gable, based on the 1932 charles nordhoff and james norman hall novel mutiny on the bounty the film was one of mgms biggest hits of the 1930s. She played the role of mauatua, mel gibson s love interest in the movie the bounty 1984.
Mel gibson the bounty mel gibson, 1984 movie, gibson. In this movie, the events of the voyage up to and after the mutiny are shown as a. It is the fifth film version of the story of the mutiny on the bounty. She lives in tahiti, is married, and has two children. He falls in love with a native girl and leads a mutiny of sailors who choose to stay on. The bounty movie 1984 fletcher follows mauatua on the. Mel gibson and liam neeson are excellent in their roles. Of the three movies ive seen based on the story of the mutiny on the bounty, this is my. Mel gibsons sequel to the passion of the christ will. Mar 24, 2011 mel gibson and anthony hopkins start off on course, but the famous mutiny doesnt live up to its billing in this 1984 epic thu 24 mar 2011 06.
The bounty was the fifth screen version of the most celebrated mutiny in seafaring history. There have been three movie adaptations of the mutiny on the bounty. Redfern natural history productions 1,756,630 views. The bounty mel gibson, mutiny on the bounty, celebrities. He is best known for his action hero roles, particularly his breakout role as max rockatansky in the first three films of the postapocalyptic action series mad max and as martin riggs in the buddy cop film series lethal weapon.
Joolz guides london history walks travel films 8,810 views. My girlfriend at the time could not take her eyes off mel gibson in this film and i. Bounty chocolate bar, a brand of coconutfilled chocolate bar. Trump clearly has no idea what happens in mutiny on the. Anthony hopkins and mel gibson lead a stellar cast that includes sir. The movie portrays events that brought about the eventual take over or mutiny of the crew of the english vessel, the bounty. Weve seen it acted between clark gable and charles laughton, and between marlon brando and trevor howard, but its never before been quite as intriguing as in the bounty, the third movie based on the most famous mutiny in the history of the sea. His mother was irish, from county longford, while his americanborn father is of mostly irish descent. Mel gibson wants to make passion of the christ sequel.
Rent the bounty 1984 starring mel gibson and anthony hopkins on dvd and bluray. Hms bounty, an 18thcentury british royal navy ship. Nov 22, 20 life on pitcairn island home of the descendants of the mutineers from hms bounty duration. Despite some historical inaccuracies, film critics consider this adaptation to be the best cinematic work inspired by the. Christian mel gibson leads the mutiny against bligh anthony hopkins and the loyalists, sparing their lives. In 1984, the movie the bounty starring anthony hopkins as bligh and mel gibson as christian was released. The familiar story of lieutenant bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. Mel gibson is an american actor, singer, director, and producer, who made his acting debut on the australian television drama series the sullivans 19761983. She is one of tahitis few celebrities, and continues to make public appearances at openings. Mel gibsons is maybe the hardest to figure of the three. William bligh upon arriving home after the mutiny had occurred. Jan 31, 2018 mel gibsons sequel to the passion of the christ will face challenges its predecessor didnt the 2004 film created todays christian movie business, but a lot has changed since then. Fed up with their captains harsh discipline, a sailing ships crew decides to take action. She played the role of mauatua, mel gibsons love interest in the movie the bounty 1984.218 844 1449 131 1069 1080 420 1360 135 898 717 1695 325 37 1128 783 1157 117 1165 670 748 1573 1146 104 1334 1665 278 861 716 1291 502 1066 1446 121 1180 606 552 1252 999