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Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix, Walter Slezak, Mary Anderson View All


Alfred Hitchcock (Director), John Steinbeck (Writer), Jo Swerling (Screenplay), Alfred Hitchcock (Story) View All

Release: Jan. 11th, 1944
Runtime: 1 hour, 36 minutes
During World War II, a small group of survivors is stranded in a lifeboat together after the ship they were traveling on is destroyed by a German U-boat.
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2 Question about the plot to Lifeboat (1944).
I was watching the movie and maybe I got lost in the plot, but Willi said that they should go a certain direction, as that will take them to Bermuda. Kovac disagrees and appoints himself skipper, and...

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mark f
Even though Lifeboat was released to critical praise and big box office in its limited opening engagements, after a brief time, a few columnists decided that somehow the film celebrated the Nazi "Superman", and 20th Century Fox chief Darryl Zanuck decided to not fully release the film due to fear of it sullying his reputation.
Citizen Rules
The story felt lifeless to me, even though the visuals of the lifeboat lost at sea, look amazing.


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