Billy Budd

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"The men! The mutiny! The might of the greatest adventure classic of the high seas!"
  • Approved
  • 1962
  • 2 hr 3 min
  • 7.9  (4,173)

"Billy Budd" (1962) is a British film adaptation of the play based on Herman Melville's novella of the same name. It is set at the tail end of the 18th century. A young man, Billy Budd, is taken from a merchant ship and forced to join the British navy. He is naive, innocent, and optimistic, which makes him popular with the crew. His simplicity, however, angers and disgusts the vicious master-at-arms who therefore seeks to destroy him.

Billy Budd
Billy Budd
Billy Budd

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"Billy Budd" (1962) is a British film adaptation of the play based on Herman Melville's novella of the same name. It is set at the tail end of the 18th century. A young man, Billy Budd, is taken from a merchant ship and forced to join the British navy. He is naive, innocent, and optimistic, which makes him popular with the crew. His simplicity, however, angers and disgusts the vicious master-at-arms who therefore seeks to destroy him.

Billy Budd is a 1962 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 3 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.9.

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  • Release Date
    1962
  • MPAA Rating
    Approved
  • Runtime
    2 hr 3 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (4,173)