The Bounty

The Bounty (1984)

After 200 years, the truth behind the legend.

  • Genre: Action, Drama, History
  • Release Date: 1984-05-04
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 336 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 12min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Dino De Laurentiis Company
  • Production Country: United States of America, United Kingdom
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The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get his loyalists safely to East Timor in a tiny lifeboat.

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    Sound Vangelis Original Music Composer
    Production Bernard Williams Producer
    Camera Arthur Ibbetson Director of Photography
    Production Dino De Laurentiis Executive Producer
    Art Tony Reading Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up John Bloomfield Costume Design
    Costume & Make-Up Paul Engelen Makeup Artist
    Art John Graysmark Production Design
    Production Debbie McWilliams Casting
    Editing Tony Lawson Editor
    Writing Robert Bolt Screenplay
    Directing Roger Donaldson Director
    Art Louise Carrigan Set Decoration
    Art Robert Cartwright Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Jeanette Freeman Hairstylist
    Crew Victor Magnotta Stunts Coordinator
    Writing Richard Hough Novel