Moby Dick
Moby Dick (1998)

Director Franc Roddam and co-scripter Anton Diether adapted Herman Melville's 1851 classic for this four-hour TV miniseries sea adventure. Ishmael (Henry Thomas) ignores the warnings of dockside prophet Elijah (Bruce Spence) and joins… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 15, 1998
DVD Release Date: September 18, 2001
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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Effectively portrays the truth of Proverbs 16:18 - "Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall" - to a new generation of youth.

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Alex roy
As far as TV Movies are concerned, Moby Dick is a very good film. Nonetheless, it has its flaws, but for what it is, it's a good version of a classic tale.… More
Sunil Jawahir
Patrick Stewart is a wonderfully crazed Captain Ahab.
Cindy I
Much better than I expected for a TV-movie. I'm one of the few people who've never read the book ( I must have skipped school that semester) or seen… More
Leo L
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A pretty decent stab at adapting the great american novel, Patrick Stewart flexes his RSC credentials with a typically intense portrayal of Ahab. Gregory… More