Moby Dick



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. Herman Melville


  3. Ray Bradbury


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck

    Captain Ahab

  2. Richard Basehart

    Richard Basehart


  3. Leo Genn

    Leo Genn


  4. James Robertson Justice

    James Robertson Justice

    Captain Boomer

  5. Harry Andrews

    Harry Andrews


Full Cast & Crew

Moby Dick
Moby Dick


Status Released

Release Information

  • June 27, 1956


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 56m

Budget $4,500,000.00

Revenue $10,400,000.00



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