A naval adventure, based on the novels by C.S. Forester, about the heroic, 19th-century British seafarer. The story sails with his ship, the Lydia, through battles with Spain and then France won with wit rather than might.

  1. Raoul Walsh


  2. C.S. Forester


  3. Ben Roberts


  4. Ivan Goff


  5. ├ćneas MacKenzie


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gregory Peck

    Gregory Peck

    Captain Horatio Hornblower R N

  2. Virginia Mayo

    Virginia Mayo

    Lady Barbara Wellesley

  3. Robert Beatty

    Robert Beatty

    Lt William Bush

  4. Moultrie Kelsall

    Moultrie Kelsall

    Lt. Crystal

  5. Terence Morgan

    Terence Morgan

    2nd Lt. Gerard

Full Cast & Crew

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.
Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.



Status Released

Release Information

  • May 21, 1951


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 57m

Budget -

Revenue -



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