Overview

In 1841, young Ishmael signs up for service abroad the Pequod, a whaler sailing out of New Bedford. The ship is under the command of Captain Ahab, a strict disciplinarian who exhorts his men to find Moby Dick, the great white whale. Ahab lost his his leg to that creature and is desperate for revenge. As the crew soon learns, he will stop at nothing to gain satisfaction.

  1. John Huston

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Ray Bradbury

    Screenplay

  3. Herman Melville

    Author

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Status Released

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  • June 27, 1956
    Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 56m

Budget $4,500,000.00

Revenue $10,400,000.00

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