Based on a true story. The name of the real ship, that sunk Feb 5 1941 - during WWII - was S/S Politician. Having left Liverpool two days earlier, heading for Jamaica, it sank outside Eriskay, The Outer Hebrides, Scotland, in bad weather, containing 250,000 bottles of whisky. The locals gathered as many bottles as they could, before the proper authorities arrived, and even today, bottles are found in the sand or in the sea every other year.Whisky Galore! featuring Basil Radford and Catherine Lacey is streaming with subscription on MUBI. It's a comedy and crime movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (4,592 votes).
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Whisky Galore! has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (4,592 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.