• Voyage of the Damned (1976)

Voyage of the Damned

Release Date: 1976

DVD Release Date: December 21st, 1999

PG |2 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Based on the true story of a ship carrying German-Jewish refugees which was sent to Havana in 1939 by the Nazis but was denied permission to land anywhere. The ship was eventually obliged to return to Germany, where certain death awaited its passengers. This terrible outcome had been cynically anticipated by the Nazis when granting permission for the voyage in the first place.

Cast: Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow, Oskar Werner, Malcolm McDowell, Orson Welles, James Mason, Lee Grant, Ben Gazzara

Director: Stuart Rosenberg

Genres: War , Drama

Production Co: Associated General Films, ITC Entertainment

Keywords: Escape , 1940s , Death , Pursuit ,


Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Music (Original Score)