The Sea Wolf Movie Review 1993

Information and Film Reviews for The Sea Wolf the Movie

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Yet another adaptation of Jack London's classic battle of wills tale. Captain Wolf Larsen (Bronson) commands a surly ship of seal hunters through sheer ruthlessness and ego. He rescues snobbish theatre critic Van Weyden (Reeve) and pretty scam artist Flaxen (Stewart) from a capsized ferry. The self-educated captain wants to test out his theories about survival of the fittest by making the rich Van Weyden his cabin boy (Flaxen gets leered at). Lots of teeth-gnashing and bellowing in this turgid TV remake, although Revill has fun as the sniveling Cookie. See the Edward G. Robinson version instead.

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Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc., 1 CNN Ctr., Box 105366, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404)827-1700, Toll-free: 800-523-0823, Fax: (404)827-2000, URL: http://www.turner.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 120 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Books to Film: Jack London, Sail Away, Shipwrecked, Mutiny
Screenplay
Andrew J. Fenady
Cast
Charles Bronson, Christopher Reeve, Catherine Mary Stewart, Clive Revill
Director
Michael Anderson
Music
Charles Bernstein

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