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Bounty, The

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The Bounty
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Movie Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
UKD.jpg UK
Directed by Roger Donaldson
Release Date 1984
Language English
Studio Dino De Laurentiis Company
Bounty Productions Ltd.
Distributor Orion Pictures Corporation
Main Cast
Character Actor
Fletcher Christian Mel Gibson
William Bligh Anthony Hopkins
John Fryer Daniel Day-Lewis
William Cole Bernard Hill
Edward Young Philip Davis
Charles Churchill Liam Neeson
Captain Greetham Edward Fox
Admiral Hood Laurence Olivier


The Bounty is a 1984 British historical adventure film directed by Roger Donaldson and is the fifth feature film version of the infamous mutiny on The Bounty incident in 1789. The film stars Mel Gibson as Fletcher Christian and Anthony Hopkins as Lt. William Bligh and cast also includes Liam Neeson and Laurence Olivier.


The following weapons were used in the film The Bounty:


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Flintlock Pistol

The British Navy officers carry a Flintlock Pistols. The rebellious seamen seized them in the armory.

British Heavy Dragoon Pistol - .62 caliber
A rebelĀ“s gun aims at the face of Fryer (Daniel Day-Lewis).
Fletcher Christian (Mel Gibson) with Charles Churchill (Liam Neeson) and Ellison (Dexter Fletcher) (right) arrest the captain in his quarters.
Others rebellious seamen on board also aims his gun on the captain Bligh.
Among them is also Mills (Richard Graham) (right).
Fletcher Christian after landing on the island with a pistol on his belt. Edward Young (Philip Davis) behind him is also armd with a pistol.

Brown Bess Flintlock Musket

The British soldiers and mariners are armed with Brown Bess Flintlock Muskets.

Brown Bess Infantry musket from 1722-1768 - .75 caliber.
Some rebels on board holding a flintlock musket in hand.
Mills (Richard Graham) trying to hunt a dolphin.
One of the seamen is helping him.
Soldiers in the harbor carry the bayonets on their rifles.

Swivel cannon

Behind the captain William Bligh (Anthony Hopkins) is see onboard a swivel cannon.

Swivel gun - 18th century
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Naval cannon

The naval cannon served in the film only as a "mule" for the execution of the sentence.

Naval cannon - 18th century
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