• Mister Roberts (1955)

Mister Roberts

Release Date: 1955

DVD Release Date: December 22nd, 1998

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary

Bittersweet film about a supply officer aboard a decrepit cargo ship during World War II who yearns for a transfer into a combat zone but is thwarted by the ship's captain, a petty tyrant. Forced to endure various humiliations in exchange for privileges, the crew engage in minor acts of resistance, and look to Mr. Roberts for inspiration and moral support. Based on the hit Broadway play.

Cast: Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon, James Cagney, William Powell, Ward Bond, Betsy Palmer, Philip Carey, Nick Adams

Director: John Ford , Mervyn LeRoy

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: 1940s, Amusing, Rivalry, Doctor, Hilarious


Nominated Foreign Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1956)
Nominated Sound Recording
Winner Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Motion Picture