Voyage of the Damned
Voyage of the Damned (1976)

In this film, based on a true story, the Nazis load a luxury liner with Jewish refugees. When the ship arrives in Cuba, the passengers are refused entry. This is what the Nazis wanted to happen, so they could "prove" that the Jews… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 22, 1976
DVD 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