With Dirk Bogarde, Anthony Quayle, Alec Guinness, Maurice Denham, Nigel Stock, Tom Bell, Joy Shelton, Bryan Pringle, Robin Stewart, Richard Carpenter, Peter Gill, David Robinson, Ray Brooks, Peter Greenspan, Murray Melvin, Victor Maddern, Johnny Briggs, Brian Phelan, Toke Townley, Declan Mulholland
H.M.S. Defiant is a British adventure film from 1962 starring Alec Guinness and Dirk Bogarde. It tells the story of a mutiny aboard the fictitious ship of the title at around the time of the Spithead Mutiny. It was directed by Lewis Gilbert, with a screenplay by Nigel Kneale from the novel Mutiny by Frank Tilsley.
The film had its World Premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square in London's West End on 22 February 1962.