The Bounty is a 1984 British historical drama film directed by Roger Donaldson, starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins, and produced by Bernard Williams with Dino De Laurentiis as executive producer. It is the fifth film version of the story of the mutiny on the Bounty. The film also features Laurence Olivier, Daniel Day-Lewis and Liam Neeson.
The film is set as flashbacks from the court martial at Portsmouth of Commanding Lieutenant William Bligh for the loss of to mutineers, led by his friend Fletcher Christian, during its expedition to Tahiti to gather breadfruit pods for transplantation in the Caribbean.
|events||Mutiny on the Bounty|
|genre||adventure drama historical|
|keywords||arrest breadfruit breaking point cape horn circumnavigate court martial create dutch east indies fletcher christian force great britain island life kill king tynah longboat pōmare i royal navy south america tahiti william bligh|
|producer||Bernard Williams Dino De Laurentiis|
|productionCompany||Bounty Productions Ltd. Dino De Laurentiis Corporation|
|publisher||Orion Pictures Corporation Thorn EMI|