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|Gregory Peck||Captain Ahab|
|James Robertson Justice||Captain Boomer|
|Francis De Wolff||Captain Gardiner|
|Joseph Tomelty||Peter Coffin|
|Bernard Miles||The Manxman|
|Noel Purcell||Ship's Carpenter|
|Orson Welles||Father Mapple|
|Friedrich von Ledebur||Queequeg|
"The most eagerly awaited motion picture of the year!"
"From the immortal adventure classic...of whaling men, their ships, and the sea!"
"In all the world---in all the seas---in all adventure, there is no might like the might of [Moby Dick]"
"Before the shark there was the whale"
Set in 19th Century New England, the story follows the whaling ship Pequod and its crew. Leading them is Captain Ahab, who was almost killed by the "great white whale," Moby-Dick. Now he is out for revenge. With the crew that has joined him, Ahab is out to destroy the huge mammal, but soon he learns that his obsession with vengeance is so great that he cannot turn back, eventually leading to the death of him and all save his newest able seaman, Ishmael.
Theatrical : 1956-06-27 : United States of America