Moby Dick

(1956)

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. Herman Melville

    Author

  3. Ray Bradbury

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck

    Captain Ahab

  2. Richard Basehart

    Richard Basehart

    Ishmael

  3. Leo Genn

    Leo Genn

    Starbuck

  4. James Robertson Justice

    James Robertson Justice

    Captain Boomer

  5. Harry Andrews

    Harry Andrews

    Stubbs

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Moby Dick
Moby Dick

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 27, 1956
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 56m

Budget $4,500,000.00

Revenue $10,400,000.00

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