Not Rated | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A tyrannical ship captain decides to exact revenge on his abused crew after they form a mutiny against him, but the sailor he targets had no hand in it.
Thanks in part to its three Best Actor nominations, this is the first film to earn at least eight Academy Award nominations.
Captain William Bligh:
Mr. Christian, I give you your last chance to return to duty.
Lt. Fletcher Christian: I'll take my chance against the law. You'll take yours against the sea.
Captain William Bligh: But you're taking my ship. My ship!
Lt. Fletcher Christian: Your ship? The King's ship, you mean! And you're not fit to command it! Into ...
During the takeover, loyal crewmen are being shown bayoneted or struck with rifle butts by the mutineers. In fact, the Bounty was taken bloodlessly and Bligh was the only one to physically put up resistance.
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