The Navigator
The Navigator (1924)

A rich young fool and the equally wealthy young lady who has rejected his marriage proposal find themselves alone -- together -- the soul passengers of a cast-adrift ocean liner. Among Buster Keaton's best work, this film is a… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 20, 2001
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Austin Kennedy
Film Geek Central

THE NAVIGATOR is a text-book example on how to execute slapstick and sight gags. I would say that this film, even more so than THE GENERAL, is a perfect introduction to the films of Buster Keaton.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the great slapstick comedies from silent comic Buster Keaton.

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Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

Isn't as sophisticated and satisfying as [Keaton's] best (e.g., The General), but still brilliant slapstick comedy, with a rousing third act and a slam-bang climax.

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Fernando F. Croce

Keaton's master coup is in seizing Murnau's haunted ship as a gargantuan comic prop for a pair of stranded nitwits, who don't know what to do with it

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Gregory Weinkauf

Part of Keaton's charm is that he doesn't have to be zany in every single frame, which is charmingly illustrated here.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The Navigator looks and feels like it could be one of today's summer mega-blockbusters.

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Steve Crum

One of Buster Keaton's best, which is to say comedy classic.

Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Keaton is the great metaphysical existentialist: a modernist in the finest sense of the word.

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Jim Hunter
A millionaire and his love interest get stranded on an ocean liner. There are some chuckles in this slapstick, silent comedy, and Buster Keaton once again… More
Daniel Dolgin
I think Buster Keaton is one of the more inconsistent actors from the silent film era. I really didn't like The general but I adored Sherlock Jr. This one… More
AJ Verser
Keaton and a girl are trapped on a ship together and try to find a way back to land, most of this movie is really hilarious, but there are some slow parts.
cody franklin
Really entertaing silent film from Buster Keaton. It's about two rich people set adrift in the middle of the ocean on a old steam ship. Keaton and McGuire… More
Stella Dallas
completely charming. i never was a big fan of slapstick but buster won me over :D
Barry Lappin
Loved Buster Keaton as a kid and havent seen any for years but they were laugh out load after so many years. His deadpan acting made the whole film cole alive.