Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.
Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)

Gregory Peck stars as the title character in this swashbuckling saga of the high seas based on C.S. Forester's novel. In 1807, Hornblower is given a special assignment by the British Navy: he is to deliver a supply of weapons to El… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: March 6, 2007
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Breathtaking

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A thinking person's swashbuckler.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Brilliant adventure film with rich visual style.

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Mark Bourne
DVDJournal.com

...holds its own against Russell Crowe's CGI expeditions from topsail to yardarm, and this one has more plot.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Captain Horatio Hornblower showed the 64 year-old director Raoul Walsh still able to conjure up a rousing good action picture, even in color and with a largish budget.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Decent filming of one of the C. S. Forster novels with a bit more romance than would normally be found in the books in the person of Virginia Mayo. High… More
Henrik Schunk
The movie takes sea-faring as serious as in a Disney theme park. While you drown in Technicolour (which is not always a bad thing) you struggle hard to find a… More