Moby Dick 1956

Critics score:
84 / 100

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Bosley Crowther, New York Times: A rolling and thundering color film that is herewith devoutly recommended as one of the great motion pictures of our times. Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: One could have plenty of quarrels with this as an adaptation of the Herman Melville novel, but it's still one of the better John Huston films of the 50s. Read more

TIME Magazine: Moby Dick is certainly the most unusual picture of the year and may well be the best. Read more

Tom Milne, Time Out: It is often staggeringly good. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Moby Dick is interesting more often than exciting, faithful to the time and text more than great theatrical entertainment. Read more