The Bounty - UK/USA (1984), directed by Roger Donaldson, from the book 'Captain Bligh and Mr Christian' by Richard Hough. The story of Captain Bligh (Anthony Hopkins), whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship, 'The Bounty'. With Mel Gibson as Fletcher Christian, Master's Mate. Also stars Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Bernard Hill.