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Voyage of the Damned - Blu-ray & DVD Combo (1976)

Fay Dunaway , Orson Wells , Stuart Rosenberg  |  PG |  Blu-ray
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Fay Dunaway, Orson Wells, Max Von Sydow, Lee Grant, Malcolm McDowell
  • Directors: Stuart Rosenberg
  • Format: Color, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen, Multiple Formats
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Shout! Factory / Timeless Media
  • DVD Release Date: September 24, 2013
  • Run Time: 155 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #77,211 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Inspired by the true events of the 1939 voyage of the MS St. Louis, Voyage of the Damned tells the emotional tale of 937 German Jewish refugees seeking haven from the atrocities of their homeland. They soon discover that their escape has been set up as an exercise in Nazi progaganda. Denied their intended sanctuary, will they find a new home, or be forced to return to the horrors awaiting them in Germany?

Featuring an all-star cast (including Faye Dunaway, Max Von Sydow, Orson Welles, and Malcolm McDowell) and expert direction by Stuart Rosenberg (Cool Hand Luke), Voyage of the Damned is a powerful and unforgettable film. Nominated for three Academy Awards (Best Supporting Actress, Best Score, and Best Adapted Screenplay.)

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34 of 35 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars JUDEN IST VERBOTEN..!! June 4, 2000
Format:VHS Tape
The ill fated voyage of the SS.St Louis has long passed into folk lore as one of the nazi propaganda machines more devious creations. All courtesy of Dr Joseph Goebbels. Briefly the idea was to allow a specially selected group of some 900 jewish refugees to leave Germany ostensibly to Cuba and then wait for the fallout when their visas were refused entry first by Cuba then the US, Canada and other so-called 'democratic' countries. The reasons given for refusal were couched in political jargon but the underlying translation was, 'sorry but we dont want to be overrun by thousands of jewish migrants, take your problems elsewhere'. Juden ist verboten !. The nazis would chomp with glee at these actions which would of course support their aryan theories that the jews were a race apart, and that the policies of other nations were indeed no different from Hitlers germany. Sad to say the plan worked all too successfully.
The star studded cast here give mixed portrayals of a cross section of the ships passengers. They are led by Oskar Werner and Faye Dunaway as Egon & Denise Kreisler. Max von Sydow gives an understated performance as the beleaguered ships captain, determined to stay neutral and non-political despite being caught in the middle of some diplomatic pointscoring. After the war his courage and bravery is honoured by world jewish congress. Lee Grant tends to overact her role but unforgettable is James Mason as Remos, the incorruptible foreign minister determined to save two young girls following a personal appeal by their father to a certain influential high class prostitute. Played superbly by Katherine Ross her parents are also on the ship and their is a brief but tearful reunion scene as the mother realises her daughters true profession.
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38 of 41 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars WHY NOT IN WIDE SCREEN March 3, 2009
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32 of 34 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars beware March 4, 2009
There seem to be multiple versions of this film, perhaps due to its length. I've always wanted to view an intact version, but this obviously isn't it. For some reason, Lion's Gate, which used to be a fairly reliable DVD producer, has taken it into their collective stupidity to release their films in full screen. What are planning tape?
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35 of 40 people found the following review helpful

The movie is excellent, but this DVD is one of the worst I've ever seen.

All I can say is Lionsgate truly deserves to go out of business... There are no fewer than FOUR fatal things wrong with this release:

1. A cut 158 minute print
2. A Dual sided DVD with a 2 1/2 hour feature only 4.8 GB out of 8.5 GB available, which results in an abominable average bitrate of 4.21 Mbits/sec... The whole transfer is a soft, muddled mess, riddled with compression artifacts.
4. Pan and Scan which isn't even an open-matte transfer! Adding even more insult, the END CREDITS are PROPERLY LETTERBOXED in the OAR of 1.85:1!!

DIE, Lionsgate, just DIE now, please.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellently acted true story of Jews during WW2. January 21, 1999
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Format:VHS Tape
All-star cast (Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Sam Wanamaker, Maria Schell, Julie Harris, Max von Sydow, Wendy Hiller, etc.) recreate the true and gripping story of a shipload of Jews seeking to emigrate from Germany during the Second World War. They have been granted passage on a German ship but then cannot find a country that will take them in.
Beautifully executed from start to finish, this movie is based on the book of the same title. It has great acting, interesting characters and a poignant story. The action of the movie has an upbeat ending, but the final frames of the movie inform us of the ultimate fate of each passenger.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars perfectly-pitched human drama March 15, 2005
Format:VHS Tape
VOYAGE OF THE DAMNED, Sir Lew Grade's star-studded dramatisation of the infamous SS St. Louis affair, is absorbing and harrowing viewing. The cast is truly amazing and most of the characters come directly from real-life people caught up in the drama. During World War II, 937 Jewish citizens were curiously allowed to leave Germany and emigrate to Cuba. While many believed the offer to be a trap, most took their chances and decided to flee from the impending Holocaust. Sure enough, once the ship docks in Havana, the passengers are refused entry and their visas' are cancelled. With country after county refusing to take them, the Captain has no other option than to return to Germany...

The escalating horror and dread onboard the ship is perfectly-pitched amongst the strong cast, with standouts including Faye Dunaway and Oskar Werner as Dr. and Denise Kreisler; Max von Sydow as the Captain; Lee Grant as Lillian Rosen (with Lynne Frederick as her daughter); Dame Wendy Hiller as Recha Weiler; Julie Harris as Alice Feinchild and Helmut Griem as the menacing Otto.

The cast also features Malcolm McDowall as the sympathetic young Captain's steward; Katharine Ross as the frantic daughter in Havana trying to save her onboard parents; Paul Koslo as Aaron Pozner and Ben Gazzara as Morris Troper, who becomes one of the refugees' most ardent champions and saviours.

The rest of the cast includes Janet Suzman, Victor Spinetti, James Mason, Luther Adler, Nehemiah Persoff, Denholm Elliott and Georgina Hale. Originally shown on TV in two parts (179 mins); and the cinema version runs for 155 mins with several altered scenes and cuts.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars tradegy beyond belief
Well acted by great actors, with an incredible story. A story that needs to be remembered, mans inhumanity to one another.
Published 15 days ago by Trix E. Mail
5.0 out of 5 stars Goebbels' crulest hoax.
Awful but true story.In history use primary sources whenever possible..How did things appear to people and leaders at the time?
Published 1 month ago by rh
5.0 out of 5 stars Compelling and Moving
Fabulous nearly forgotten film of the 70's, fine acting brings the entire saga to life in such a way that one could never forget after seeing it. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Christopher Ives
4.0 out of 5 stars The Real Life "Ship Of Fools".
The story of the MS (not SS) St Louis is the real life "Ship of Fools" It tells the tragic story of over 900 Jewish refugees who were allowed to leave Germany in 1939 aboard an... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Chip Kaufmann
2.0 out of 5 stars DON'T BOTHER!
I knew (from other reviews) that this was a truncated version of the film, but I bought it anyway for an older friend who had seen the film when it was first released and was eager... Read more
Published 5 months ago by RANDEL
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointment
There is no excuse for not putting the original theatrical version running at 182 minutes on the Blu-ray version of "Voyage of the Damned". Read more
Published 5 months ago by Dennis
2.0 out of 5 stars Snoring!
I normally enjoy true-to-life films, and although it was a painful journey these poor people took place upon, the film could've been faster and not concentrated on a ten minute... Read more
Published 6 months ago by Jayg5765
3.0 out of 5 stars interesting movie about historical event
I heard this event mentioned somewhere and wanted to see the movie about it. The movie has outstanding actors, however there was still something missing in overall impression for... Read more
Published 6 months ago by morefashion
3.0 out of 5 stars Making the best of a Tragedy.
This is a good film. Although it protrays many themes, the most sobering one is that multiple countries including the USA were not willing to accommodate human beings that were... Read more
Published 7 months ago by 4wheelsport
1.0 out of 5 stars Did someone lose the negative?
Every time this film is released, I check to see if it's the full length version. Alas, no, not since the era of videotape. Read more
Published 9 months ago by a movie fan
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