Captain Newman, M.D. Poster

Release Date: 1963

DVD Release Date: April 5th, 2011

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
Capt. Newman (Gregory Peck) is a kindhearted military psychiatrist who decides whether disturbed soldiers are ready to return to combat in World War II. Of special concern to him are a war hero (Bobby Darin) plagued by guilt for the death of his friend, a commander whose casualties weigh heavily on his conscience and a captain rendered catatonic after hiding in a basement in Nazi Germany for a year. While Newman tries to mend their psyches, he has ethical doubts about returning them to battle.

Cast: Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Bobby Darin, Angie Dickinson, Eddie Albert, James Gregory, Bethel Leslie, Robert Duvall

Director: David Miller

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Universal/Universal Int

Keywords: Playful, Sacrifice, Endearing, Rescue, Transformation, Emotional, 1940s, Soldier, Love


Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Promoting International Understanding
Nominated Sound
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)