MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,109 this week

Night Boat to Dublin (1946)

Approved  |   |  Thriller  |  1 April 1946 (UK)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 69 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 2 critic

The allies plan to rescue a Swedish atomic scientist from under the noses of the Nazis.

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 84 titles
created 13 Feb 2011
 
a list of 2094 titles
created 15 Aug 2012
 
a list of 1691 titles
created 02 Apr 2013
 
a list of 362 titles
created 22 Jan 2014
 
list image
a list of 1694 titles
created 30 Mar 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Night Boat to Dublin (1946)

Night Boat to Dublin (1946) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Night Boat to Dublin.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A British army officer who resigns his commission on the eve of his unit's embarkation to a mission against Egyptian rebels seeks to redeem his cowardice by secretly aiding his former ... See full summary »

Director: Zoltan Korda
Stars: John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Brothers from a Welsh village take their first trip to London to collect a prize, and meet a con artist and sundry other urban distractions.

Director: Charles Frend
Stars: Donald Houston, Meredith Edwards, Moira Lister
Adventure | War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Brigadier General Frank D. Merrill leads the 3,000 American volunteers of his 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), aka "Merrill's Marauders", behind Japanese lines across Burma to Myitkyina... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Fuller
Stars: Jeff Chandler, Ty Hardin, Peter Brown
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

West Point graduate Lt.Hazard is posted to Fort Delivery,Arizona,where he has to deal with lax discipline,romantic complications,Apaches and his conflicting feelings toward the Indians.

Director: Raoul Walsh
Stars: Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette, Diane McBain
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When a mysterious stranger arrives in their isolated coastal town, 10-year-old twins, Kimi and Melody are forced apart. Kimi must find the strength to let go of what he loves the most.

Director: Armagan Ballantyne
Stars: Isaac Barber, Hato Paparoa, Melanie Mayall-Nahi
The Colonel (2006)
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A "Reformed Colonel" is found dead in Paris, a couple of decades after Algeria's struggle for independence was won from France. Lieutenant Galois is assigned the investigation of this ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Herbiet
Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Robinson Stévenin, Cécile De France
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

This documentary offers a glimpse into the life of an English neurosurgeon (Henry Marsh) situated in Ukraine as we are exposed to the overwhelming dilemmas he has to face and the burden he has to carry throughout his profession.

Director: Geoffrey Smith
Stars: Henry Marsh
Mexico City (2000)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A woman's desperate search for her brother in the capital of Mexico.

Director: Richard Shepard
Stars: Stacy Edwards, Jorge Robles, Johnny Zander
Quo Vadis (1951)
Certificate: Passed Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A fierce Roman general becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emporer Nero.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann
Stars: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn
Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

It's the start of WWII in Northern Australia. The Japanese are getting close. People are evacuating and burning everything in a "scorched earth" policy. Rather than kill all their cattle, a... See full summary »

Director: Harry Watt
Stars: Chips Rafferty, John Nugent Hayward, Daphne Campbell
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Grady suffers from multiple personality disorder. Lara doesn't know she just angered the most dangerous one.

Director: Curtis Crawford
Stars: Nicholle Tom, Dylan Neal, Peter MacNeill
Casanegra (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two childhood friends, Karim and Adil, prowl the streets of Casablanca, their native city. They do not do much, in fact they hustle rather than work. They are also unashamed dreamers, Karim... See full summary »

Director: Nour Eddine Lakhmari
Stars: Anas El Baz, Omar Lotfi, Mohamed Benbrahim
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Capt. David Grant
Raymond Lovell ...
Paul Faber
Guy Middleton ...
Capt. Tony Hunter
Muriel Pavlow ...
Marion Decker
...
John Ruddock ...
Bowman
Martin Miller ...
Prof. Hansen
Brenda Bruce ...
Lily Leggett
Gerald Case ...
Inspector Emerson
Scott Forbes ...
Lt. Allen (as Julian Dallas)
Leslie Dwyer ...
George Leggett
Valentine Dyall ...
Sir George Bell
Derek Elphinstone ...
Naval Surgeon
Bruce Gordon ...
Hood
Marius Goring ...
Frederick Jannings
Edit

Storyline

The allies plan to rescue a Swedish atomic scientist from under the noses of the Nazis.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

world war two | See All (1) »

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 April 1946 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Atomspione  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

I Shall Remember Tonight
Written by Phil Park
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An entertaining period spy story
10 April 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film, issued in 1946, may have had some last minute plot changes made to it, as I suspect it was written and planned before the War actually ended. There is still a ring of Nazi agents at work in this film, but the War is now over and the Nazis have become an international organisation trying to steal the secrets of the atomic bomb and sell them to other hostile powers or organisations. (This is not unlike the scare stories still prominent in today's newspapers on a weekly basis, though the villains who threaten to destroy us all are constantly changing, it seems.) 'The Irish Free State' is still a bogey in the film, where the Nazis feel very much at home, which shows how embittered the British were at the so-called 'neutrality' of Ireland during the War. Hence the many trips on the night boat to Ireland which occur in this story. Unlike real ferry journeys across the Irish Sea, which can be horribly rough crossings, all of these take place on a flat sea without any waves. Funny that! Robert Newton in a slouch hat is the lead player, and the look of whimsy on his face is not always appropriate for moments of high tension. Wilfred Hyde Whyte has a few seconds on screen as an eccentric taxi driver. Herbert Lom has a few scenes as one of the Nazis, as does Marius Goring. The issue of this film on DVD is a pleasure to watch, because it has been taken from a perfectly preserved negative, rather than some battered old print, and the images are as crisp as the day they were made. Many of the period aspects of this film are amusing and interesting to watch, especially those featuring trains and railyards. The manners of the time never cease to be fascinating, and even the Nazis are polite as they stick a gun in your side and say they deeply regret that they will have to kill you. Brenda Bruce has a scene as a shrieking harridan who wants to go out and have a good time and nobody is going to stop her, especially not her older husband, Leslie Dwyer, a steward who has been paid for doing some favours for the Nazis on board the Irish ferry because she taunted him for never having any money. Lawrence Huntington directed this film, and it is good for a rainy afternoon.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Night Boat to Dublin (1946) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?