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Mutiny on the Bounty (8-Nov-1962)

Director: Lewis Milestone

Writer: Charles Lederer

From novel: Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall

Music by: Bronislau Kaper

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Mutiny

Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny against disciplinarian Capt. Bligh, as they return to England from Tahiti. Solid performance by Brando, except for the accent. Received Oscar 7 nominations including Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Set Decoration, and Best Score. Remake of Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), directed by Lewis Milestone who replaced Carol Reed during filming; Milestone's final film. Not at all successful at the box office.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Marlon Brando
3-Apr-1924 1-Jul-2004 A Streetcar Named Desire
Eddie Byrne
31-Jan-1911 21-Aug-1981 The Mummy
Hugh Griffith
30-May-1912 14-May-1980 Sheik Ilderim in Ben-Hur
Richard Harris
1-Oct-1930 25-Oct-2002 English Bob in Unforgiven
Richard Haydn
10-Mar-1905 25-Apr-1985 The Sound of Music
Percy Herbert
31-Jul-1920 6-Dec-1992 The Bridge on the River Kwai
Trevor Howard
29-Sep-1913 7-Jan-1988 Sons and Lovers
Gordon Jackson
19-Dec-1923 15-Jan-1990 Butler on Upstairs, Downstairs
Duncan Lamont
17-Jun-1918 19-Dec-1978 The Golden Coach
Noel Purcell
23-Dec-1900 3-Mar-1985 The Rising of the Moon
Chips Rafferty
26-Mar-1909 27-May-1971 Wake in Fright
Frank Silvera
24-Jul-1914 11-Jun-1970 Killer's Kiss


Marlon Brando   ...   Fletcher Christian
Trevor Howard   ...   William Bligh
Richard Harris   ...   John Mills
Hugh Griffith   ...   Alexander Smith
Richard Haydn   ...   William Brown
Tarita   ...   Maimiti
Percy Herbert   ...   Matthew Quintal
Duncan Lamont   ...   John Williams
Gordon Jackson   ...   Edward Birkett
Chips Rafferty   ...   Michael Byrne
Noel Purcell   ...   William McCoy
Ashley Cowan   ...   Samuel Mack
Eddie Byrne   ...   John Fryer
Frank Silvera   ...   Minarii
Tim Seely   ...   Edward Young
Keith McConnell   ...   James Morrison
Rahera Tuia   ...   Tahitian
Ruita Salmon   ...   Tahitian
Nathalie Tehahe   ...   Tahitian
Tematai Tevaearai   ...   Tahitian
Odile Hinano Pnofai   ...   Tahitian
Teretiaiti Teyahineheipua Maifano   ...   Tahitian
Virau Tepii   ...   Tahitian
Maeva Maitihe   ...   Tahitian
Louise Tefaafana   ...   Tahitian
Tinorua Vaitare   ...   Tahitian
Adrien Vaatete Mahitete   ...   Tahitian
Tufariu Tumatana Haamoeura   ...   Tahitian


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