On the Beach
After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months. With the days and hours dwindling, each person confronts the grim situation in his or her own way.
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January 26, 2006 Fine photography, but the script is a typically numbing affair, and the cast, aside from Peck and Meillon, seem totally out of their depth.Read in Source
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
March 06, 2008 Gloomy doomsday film that is more talky, melodramatic and numbing than imaginative.Read in Source
Antagony & Ecstasy
December 17, 2012 The scenario - one of the best in Stanley Kramer's filmography - is uniquely human in the annals of post-nuclear cinema.Read in Source
New York Times
May 20, 2003 The great merit of this picture, aside from its entertaining qualities, is the fact that it carries a passionate conviction that man is worth saving, after all.
July 09, 2016 Director Kramer's drama is a bleak and heart wrenching tale of the end of the world...Read in Source
August 07, 2005 Kramer's apocalyptic drama is too verbose, replete with "message" speeches, but the text is intelligent, reflecting the Cold War mentality, and well-acted by Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire (in his first nonmusical role) and Anthony Perkins.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...