Call Me Ishmael: Melville on Filmby humphreyking | created - 19 Apr 2013 | updated - 19 Apr 2013 | Public
- Instant Watch Options
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
1. Moby Dick (1956)
Not Rated | 116 min | Adventure, Drama
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Votes: 15,755 | Gross: $10.40M
3. Moby Dick (1978)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Captain Ahab's descent into madness destroys everyone around him. This powerful character drew John Barrymore, Orson Wells and John Huston. This film has been called the best, most authentic version of Herman Melville's MOBY DICK.
4. 2010: Moby Dick (2010 Video)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A modern adaptation of the classic novel of the captain of a high tech submarine and his obsessive quest to destroy the enormousprehistoric whale that maimed him.
5. The Sea Beast (1926)
136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
This silent movie is based on Melville's classic Moby Dick. Ahab and his brother compete for the affections of minister's daughter Esther. But the great white whale has been eluding the ... See full summary »
Votes: 125 | Gross: $0.80M
7. Moby Dick (1930)
Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama
In this extremely loose adaptation of Melville's classic novel, Ahab is revealed initially not as a bitter and vengeful madman, but as a bit of a lovable scamp. Ashore in New Bedford, he ... See full summary »
11. Age of the Dragons (2011)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick, is recreated in a world where Captain Ahab and his crew search for a Great White Dragon.
12. Billy Budd (1988 TV Movie)
155 min | Drama, Music
An opera by Benjamin Britten, on a libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier, adapted from the story by Herman Melville. Billy Budd is a young sailor aboard a British man-o'-war, persecuted... See full summary »
13. Billy Budd (1962)
Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, War
Billy Budd (Terence Stamp) is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
16. Bartleby (2001)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A clueless boss has no idea what to do with his mundane office worker whose refusal of duties only gets worse each passing minute.
Votes: 1,727 | Gross: $0.15M
17. Pola X (1999)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Romance
A young writer becomes intrigued with a mysterious dark-haired woman who claims to be his long-lost sister and he begin an unusual relationship with her prompting a downward spiral involving his domineering mother and lovely fiancée
Votes: 4,133 | Gross: $0.17M