The Caine Mutiny

Synopsis: During the World War II, the crew of a small insignificant ship in the U.S. Pacific Fleet experience an event unlike any event ever experience by the United States Navy. A Ship's Captain is removed from command by his Executive Officer in an apparent outright act of mutiny. As the trial of the mutineers unfold, it is learned that the Captain of the ship was mentally unstable, perhaps even insane. The Navy must decide if the Caine Mutiny was a criminal act, or an act of courage to save a ship from destruction at the hands of her Captain?
Genre: Drama, War
Director(s): Edward Dmytryk
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 6 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
124 min

I don't think you understand. | You're in the junkyard navy.

Steve, put in with Keefer | in Communications. -

- And have Tom show this Princeton | Tiger and the other ensign the ship.

And Keith...

Don't take it so hard. | War is hell.

- Ensign Keith, Ensign Harding. | - My condolences.

Let's get with it. | The USS Caine is a minesweeper.

These paravanes carry sweep wires | off both sides of the ship.

The wire saws the mine in two.

We've been in combat a year and a | half, and we've never swept a mine.

This ship was designed by geniuses | to be run by idiots.

This is the engine room. To operate, | all you need is a monkey.

99 percent of what we do is routine, | one percent requires intelligence.

- That does it. Any more questions? | - Where do we go to surrender?

- It's not that easy. | - You don't like the Navy.

Just one more thing to do. | Climb the mast.

What for?

A tour is from the keel | to the foretop. That's the foretop.

I'm very fond of my wife and kid. | I'll probably never see them again.

Well done!

- I'm glad he liked it. | - Yeah.

Keith, I'm gonna be sick. | I'm sorry.

Height bothers me. | Those poor sailors down there.

- This is the only hat I've got. | - I have two others.

That's darn cordial of you.

What's keeping you up there? | Lunch!

- Excuse me, sir. | - It's all right.

Now that you've studied the Caine | up close, do you like her better?

- The tour was very interesting. | - Is the ship too messy for you?

The question is, | "Is this mess a ship?"

It's decent of you to join us. | I didn't think you had time.

Even the greatest of | literary artists gets hungry.

Pull up a chair, Tom, and | cast some pearls before the swine.

I have to protect these fresh young | faces from the captain's badgering.

I'm just conducting | a one-man board of inquiry.

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