The Bounty Poster

Release Date: May 4th, 1984

DVD Release Date: November 21st, 2000

PG|2 hr 12 min

Plot Summary
Captain Bligh (Anthony Hopkins) struggles to restore discipline among the crew of the HMS Bounty after the ship has an extended furlough in Tahiti. After the captain doles out floggings and other physical punishments, the crew mutinies, led by Bligh's former close friend, Fletcher Christian (Mel Gibson). Unable to return to their tropical paradise, the mutineers find themselves stranded, while Bligh and his faithful crew members embark on a dangerous journey to the Dutch East Indies.

Cast: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox, Daniel Day-Lewis, Bernard Hill, Liam Neeson, Simon Adams

Director: Roger Donaldson

Genres: Drama, Adventure

Production Co: Bounty Productions Ltd., Dino De Laurentiis Productions

Distributors: Video Classics, Orion Pictures