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The Sea Wolf (1993)

Jack London's brutal Wolf Larson brings a shipwrecked aristocrat and a con woman aboard his doomed ship, the Ghost.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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Writer Van Weyden has an accident with his boat and he plus one woman is saved by the boat Ghost. Everything seems to be normal, until the two find captain Wolf Larsen psychotic ... Written by Eemil Laine

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A large scale remake had also been mooted the previous year. John Boorman and Ron Howard were potentially set to direct this 70mm production and Tom Hanks was lined up to star but it was deemed too expensive. See more »

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Dr. Picard: There's not much I can do.
Capt. Wolf Larsen: You could sober up.
Dr. Picard: I'm afraid she's not going to survive.
Capt. Wolf Larsen: You say that about all your patients.
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Version of The Sea Wolf (1926) See more »

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Kept my attention, crappy hastened ending.
26 April 1999 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

I guess TNT had a little Christopher Reeve tribute this past weekend. Caught the end of "Superman 2" and then got sucked into this slightly better than average "tv movie." Good acting from Reeve and Marc "Beastmaster" singer. Bronson wasn't very believable though and his acting was as lousy as ever. All and all, not bad for a flick made for tv, but there's a reason it's just that -- "made for tv." The ending was particularly unnerving - seems that they said "hey we've only got 5 minutes left of tv time - let's wrap this up with 4 different plot points." I gave it a 7 of ten but more along the lines of 6 and a 3/4 (my ratings are like school grades 7= C) -- check it out if you're a Reeve fan, but Bronson is no Lex Luthor.


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