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234 Ratings

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Directed by Nathan Juran
United States, 1958
Fantasy, Adventure


When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.

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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad Directed by Nathan Juran

Awards & Festivals

National Film Preservation Board

2008 | Winner: National Film Registry

Hugo Awards

1959 | Nominee: Best Dramatic Presentation

Critics reviews

The basic plot is kept along by brisk pacing, handsome production design and one of Hitchcock regular Bernard Herrman’s best scores, though fully aware that it’s aces up its sleeves are the Dynamation sequences or otherwise nifty effects, such as the set design of the interior of the magic lantern our Princess is captured within. It’s impressive, wholesome adventure filmmaking with a naiveté and unpretentious fun that’s hard to emulate nowadays.
September 21, 2015
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Juran’s direction is canny in his sense of event… The beauty of Harryhausen’s work always lay in the exacting sense of behaviour, the articulation and physicality of his figures, and the mischievous qualities of humour and sensitivity so often invested in them. It’s this aspect, difficult to describe, which helped them transcend the realm of mere effects and become creative visions.
July 04, 2013
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