Voyage of the Damned
Voyage of the Damned (1976)

Often described as "Ship of Fools with a conscience," Voyage of the Damned is based on a true story. In 1939, the Nazis ostentatiously loaded a luxury liner with hundred of Jewish refugees from all walks of life. The ship then… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 4, 2000
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

If anyone emerges as first among equals, it would be Max von Sydow, who lends enormous dignity to the role of the ship's captain.

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Emanuel Levy

Too bad that Voyage of the Damned is done as an all-star, cheap melodrama, fictionlaizing a riveting WWII-Holocaust story

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J.C. Maçek III

There is no Indiana Jones to save the day and no pat Hollywood ending to revise history. Voyage of the Damned is unquestionably a serious drama and treats its subject matter with the dignity that it should.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Based on a shameful true incident that's still not forgotten.

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Kevin M. Williams
The Nazis concieve a brutal public relations gimmick (based on a true story): if the world is truly so concerned about the plight of Jews in wartime Germany,… More
jay nixon
Tragic, shameful story of doomed real life trip of almost a thousand Jews refused entry first into Cuba and then many other countries just before the outbreak… More
Naughtia Nahazhina
A tragic story from WWII where a group German Jews were allowed to sail to Cuba away from all the worries of the Nazi regime in Germany. To their horror the… More