Full Movie Reviews
Delorted - wrote on 11/08/2007
Phileas Fogg (David Niven) was probably the most precise man in England when it came to time. He was so precise, in fact, that he made a wager that he could travel around the world in a mere eighty days. Seeing that he had a generous profit to be made, he and his servant Passepartout (Cantinflas) set off on their adventure in the Best Picture winning film, "Around the World in Eighty Days."
It's hard to say exactly why this film won Best Picture. I believe it was because a film of this size had never been made in its time. It has a very epic feel to it, what with so many different places around the world visited. Aside from that, however, this film seems to be nothing but a fun but long watch.
I've always found the story in the film to be intriguing. Traveling the world would …