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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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Flaxen Brewster
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Johnson
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Thomas C. 'Cookie' Mugridge
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Humphrey Van Weyden
Shane Kelly ...
Leach
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Chandler / First Mate
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Latimer
Stan Barrett ...
Ofty Ofty
Dee Jay Jackson ...
Smoke
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Dogbreath, Helmsman
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French Frank (as Russell J. Roberts)
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Donovan
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Jameson Damisk
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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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18 April 1993 (USA)  »

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O Lobo do Mar  »

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Producer Andrew J. Fenady had also wanted to do a remake of "Wuthering Heights" with Charles Bronson in the 70s. Bronson would have been Heathcliff and it would have been set in the Old West. See more »

Quotes

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 Der Seewolf (1971) See more »

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Great version
15 March 2010 | by See all my reviews

I caught this version of The Sea Wolf when it was originally broadcast and was very pleasantly surprised. Christopher Reeve did his usual excellent job, playing the, literally, wet-behind-the-ears socialite quite out of his element and who must toughen up or die. Although I was at first skeptical of the performance Bronson would turn in, he made the role his own. No one plays stone-faced determination like Bronson and he seems well-suited for this role. It is a rare, noted performance in the classic movie star's latter years. The clash of these two characters, and actors, drives the movie from a slow-burn to a fever-pitch intensity. Although I had read the book, I was on the edge of my seat, waiting to see how Bronson and Reeve would interpret their parts in the next scene.


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