- Actors: Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O'Brien, Dina Merrill, Gene Evans
- Directors: Blake Edwards
- Writers: Joseph Stone, Maurice Richlin, Paul King, Stanley Shapiro
- Producers: Robert Arthur
- Format: Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC
- Language: English
- Rated: Not RatedNR
- Number of tapes: 1
- Studio: Republic Pictures
- VHS Release Date: November 23, 1999
- Run Time: 124 minutes
- Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (404 customer reviews)
- ASIN: 0782006787
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #179,709 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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I am an older person(68). In my retirement I collect Bluray dvds, mostly from Amazon.
This is my first truly negative review.
Love this movie, know the dialog, two great movie icons!!!
The bluray, however is one of the most overpriced pieces of junk I have ever seen.
No special features, no features whatssoever.
That is bad enough but the quality of the print itself is deplorable.
Scratches, marks are evident throughout.
If this were in the 10 dollar bin at Best Buy, consider it, at 27 dollars run away.
From what I am given to understand, Olive Films which distributed it has the rights to many
old films they are just slapping onto a BluRay disc and calling it a "Bluray"
Avoid this movie and Olive Films like the plague
Cary Grant is the Commander of the Sea Tiger, a submarine with more problems than crew members.
His troubles begin when the sub sinks before even leaving the harbor during a Japanese raid. Commander Sherman (Grant) and his men begin working to repair and bring up their beloved sub despite the fact that their requisition orders rarely are filled.
Due to the fact that some of his men were reassigned to other duties after the raid, Sherman is granted some "replacement's"--enter Lt. Nicholas Holden (Tony Curtis).
Holden is in the Navy not for the purpose of country but for the uniform so he can impress his rich girlfriend back home. Since he is no longer winning the rumba championships with the Admiral's wife he must settle into a role on the Sea Tiger--scavenging for items to repair the sub.
With new and inventive ways of obtaining supplies (taking the wall from headquarters and stealing supplies from beneath the noses of MP's) the Sea Tiger once again becomes sea worthy--barely.
None of the scavenging trouble Nick Holden causes Commander Sherman can even compare to the new passengers he brings aboard: a crew of female doctors, pregnant women and goats.
Cary Grant is charming as ever and deals with the many, many problems and situations thrown at him in such funny ways. Tony Curtis is equally charming and lends very much to this film.
The supporting cast can be likened to the "Down Periscope" crew of 1959. Each character brings something new and unusual to the storyline.
You definitely will not be disappointed if you buy this DVD. I recommend it highly.
If, however, you have a widescreen TV (16:9 aspect ratio) this DVD may not be for you. Artisan has chosen to record the DVD in a non-anamorphic format so the best you can do (and still retain the proper vertical to horziontal proportions) is gray bars on the sides and black bars top and bottom.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I remember this movie many years ago on tv, but they no closed captioned for deafPublished 4 days ago by Phillip Ragusa
Very funny movie -- hadn't seen it in a number of years and was able to enjoy it all over again.Published 13 days ago by kalicokaren
Have been looking for this movie for a long time real good moviePublished 21 days ago by ronald d gann
Terrific entertaining and fun movie!! I enjoyed revisiting this movie after so many yearsPublished 21 days ago by William F Smith
I don't understand why such a terrible transfer to Blu-ray was done on such a popular classic movie. The picture quality is terrible. The sound levels go up and down. Read morePublished 28 days ago by R. Burger
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