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316 Ratings

Moby Dick

Directed by John Huston
United States, 1956
Drama, Adventure


Young Ishmael sets sail on the Pequod to hunt whales. When the whaling ship is on the high seas, Capt. Ahab promises a gold doubloon to the first person who sights Moby Dick, the gigantic white whale which had mutilated him. The epic hunt begins.

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Moby Dick Directed by John Huston

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1956 | 3 wins including: Best Director

Directors Guild of America

1957 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1956 | Winner: Best Director

1956 | 2nd place: Best Screenplay

1956 | 3rd place: Best Film

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