Around the World in 80 Days Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 7395

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 49

Theatrical Release Date: 10/17/1956

Language: English

Genre: Adventure, Family

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Michael Anderson

Actors: David Niven, Robert Morley, Charles Boyer, Cantinflas, John Gielgud, Noel Coward

Plot: With new inventions in the early days a man promises he can make it around the world in 80 days, a feat that had never been done. Based on Jules Verne novel of the same name.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 05/28/2019

With the outcome of modern adventure films that act as true spectacles, "Around the World in 80 Days" has undoubtedly not aged well.

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 09/20/2010

There's a lot of color, life, adventure and some humorous moments that makes this journey a completely magical one.

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Ichabod Crane - wrote on 12/07/2009

Is this film good no, but is it truly bad no. It does not have a compelling story or character or anything like that. In fact most of the film is just to show off the cinematography and Cantinflas doing his various talents. Then the rest is running into the various cameos of various lengths. Not one bit of the film is brillaint at all but like the Greatest Show ON Earth there is some enjoyment to be found in this film. Just because of the cameos its big scope, and a certain nostalgia quality. Not really a mulitple watcher but there are somethings that can be enjoyed about it.

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Review - Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

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 …

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