Most Popular Titles With Herman Melville

1. Moby Dick (1956)
116 min | Adventure, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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.

2. Pola X (1999)
134 min | Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (20 reviews)

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

3. Age of the Dragons (2011)
91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick, is recreated in a world where Captain Ahab and his crew search for a Great White Dragon.

4. 2010: Moby Dick (2010 Video)
87 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  

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. Moby Dick (1998 TV Mini-Series)
180 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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.

6. Moby Dick (2011– )
184 min | Adventure, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

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.

7. Billy Budd (1962)
123 min | Adventure, Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Billy 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.

8. Beau Travail (1999)
92 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 91/100 (20 reviews)

This film focuses on an ex-Foreign Legion officer as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in Africa.

9. Bartleby (2001)
83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Metascore: 48/100 (19 reviews)

A clueless boss has no idea what to do with his mundane office worker whose refusal of duties only gets worse each passing minute.

10. The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (1964–1965)
30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Animated series featuring Jim Backus's Mr. Magoo character in half-hour adaptations of classic stories for children. Praised by both critics and educators, and well-remembered by fans, the ... See full summary »

11. History's Mysteries (1998–2011)
History, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
12. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)
90 min | Biography, Drama, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
13. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
14. Enchanted Island (1958)
93 min | Drama, Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
16. Moby Dick (1978)
90 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Captain Ahab's descend 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.

Writer: Herman Melville |  Director: Paul Stanley |  Star: Jack Aranson
17. Moby Dick (2000)
22 min | Drama, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Writers: Herman Melville, Orson Welles |  Director: Orson Welles |  Star: Orson Welles
18. The DuPont Show of the Month (1957–1961)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
19. Moby Dick (1930)
80 min | Adventure, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

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 »

20. The Sea Beast (1926)
136 min | Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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 »

21. Moby Dick
Adventure, Drama | Announced

A new take on the classic tale of Captain Ahab search for an elusive whale.

Writer: Herman Melville |  Director: Timur Bekmambetov
22. The Enigma of Benito Cereno
Adventure, Drama | Announced

A sensitive 18th Century Spanish Captain is coerced into carrying a slave cargo by his bisexual, aristocratic lover whose female consort frees the slaves, leading to mutiny, discovery by an American ship, mystery and confrontation.

23. Bartleby (II) (1970)
78 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Updated to 1970s London, this faithful adaptation of Herman Melville's classic follows a young accounting clerk rebelling against his employer by responding to demands to do work by saying,... See full summary »

24. NBC Experiment in Television (1967–1971)
60 min | Documentary, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
25. Your Favorite Story (1953– )
30 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
26. Capitaine Achab (2007)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
27. Moby Dick Rehearsed (1955 TV Movie)
Adventure, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A play-within-play of Moby Dick by Orson Welles.

28. Encounter (1953–1961)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
29. Revenge of the Whale (2001 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

In 1820, a Nantucket whaleship, the Essex, was rammed and sunk by an enraged sperm whale in the Pacific Ocean. Out of 20 crew men, only 8 survived. This is a tale of remarkable courage, ... See full summary »

30. Enchanted Isles (1965)
98 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Pierre, a French sailor circa 1850, disembarks in a desert Atlantic island, and discovers a woman who had survived for many years her father and brother, dead while searching for mysterious... See full summary »

31. Hora once (1968–1974)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
33. Los libros (1974–1977)
60 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
34. The Adventures of Moby Dick (1996 Video)
45 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
36. Omoo-Omoo the Shark God (1949)
58 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

The curse of a shark god follows a group of people who have violated a sacred jungle idol.

37. Moby Dick and the Secret of Mu (2005– )
26 min | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
38. Benito Cereno (1969)
80 min
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When Captain Amaso Delano approaches a three-masted ship in distress to offer his assistance, he discovers a most unusual situation: its captain, Don Benito Cereno, seems to command a very ... See full summary »

39. Billy Budd (1988 TV Movie)
155 min | Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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 »

41. Capitaine Achab (2004)
22 min | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
42. Moby Dick (1954 TV Movie)
Drama
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43. Last of the Pagans (1935)
70 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Writer: John Farrow |  Director: Richard Thorpe |  Stars: Mala, Lotus Long, Rudolph Anders, Chester Gan
44. Bartleby the Scrivener (1977 TV Movie)
59 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
45. Billy Budd (1966 TV Movie)
158 min | Drama, Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
46. Bartleby (I) (1970)
20 min | Short, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
47. Partanen (2003 TV Movie)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Partanen, a middle-aged owner of a small machine shop, is puzzled by the wants and needs of everyone around him. His new employee, a mysterious youngster who works like a robot, wants to be... See full summary »

49. Zwischen Himmel und Meer (1957 TV Movie)
80 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
50. Moby-Dick (1977 TV Movie)
51 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X