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South Pacific (1958)

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157 min | Musical, Romance, War

On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission.
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Writers
Paul Osborn (screenplay) | Richard Rodgers (adapted from the play "South Pacific") | Oscar Hammerstein II (adapted from the play "South Pacific") | Joshua Logan (adapted from the play "South Pacific") | James A. Michener (based on "Tales of the South Pacific" by)
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Editor
Robert L. Simpson (as Robert Simpson)
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Budget
$6,000,000
Opening weekend
$258,350
Gross (US & Canada)
$458,000
Gross (World)
$458,000
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Release date
Mar 19, 1958 (United States)

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Rossano Brazzi
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Mitzi Gaynor
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John Kerr
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Ray Walston
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Russ Brown
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Jack Mullaney
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6.8 / 10 | 7,446 votes