For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.5
145 Ratings

The Sand Pebbles

Directed by Robert Wise
United States, 1966
Adventure, Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Epic tale about the lives of crew members aboard a US gunboat, patrolling China’s Yangtze River in 1926, that eventually gets caught up in the middle of that country’s Civil War.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
The Sand Pebbles Directed by Robert Wise

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1967 | 8 nominations including: Best Picture

Directors Guild of America

1967 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1967 | Nominee: Best Written American Drama (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1967 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

1967 | 7 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

What are people saying?