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Donovan's Reef (1963)

Not Rated
109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

Comedy subtly dealing with moral issues such as racial bigotry, corporate greed, American belief of societal superiority and hypocrisy.
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Director
Writers
Frank S. Nugent (screenplay) (as Frank Nugent) | James Edward Grant (screenplay) | Edmund Beloin (story)
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Cyril J. Mockridge (music scored by) (as Cyril Mockridge)
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$2,686,585
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Release date
Jun 12, 1963 (United States)

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Michael Patrick 'Guns' Donovan Michael Patrick 'Guns' Donovan   See fewer
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Lee Marvin
Thomas Aloysius 'Boats' Gilhooley Thomas Aloysius 'Boats' Gilhooley   See fewer
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Elizabeth Allen
Ameilia Dedham Ameilia Dedham   See fewer
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Jack Warden
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Dick Foran
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Dorothy Lamour
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Marcel Dalio
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Mike Mazurki
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Jacqueline Malouf
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Sarah 'Sally' Dedham Sarah 'Sally' Dedham   See fewer
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Jeffrey Byron
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Edgar Buchanan
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6.9 / 10 | 7,090 votes