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94 Ratings

The Old Man and the Sea

United States, 1958
Drama, Adventure


An old Cuban fisherman’s dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway’s story.

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The Old Man and the Sea Directed by John Sturges, Henry King, Fred Zinnemann

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1959 | Winner: Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

1959 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1958 | 3 wins including: Best Film

Golden Globes (USA)

1959 | Nominee: Best Actor - Drama

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