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William Friedkin’s ‘The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial’ Set for U.S. Premiere on Paramount+ and Showtime

William Friedkin's 'The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial' Gets Premiere Date

Prepare for a cinematic treat as the final film from William Friedkin, renowned for classics like “The Exorcist” and “The French Connection,” gets a U.S. debut. “The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial” will premiere on October 6 exclusively on Paramount+ with Showtime. After this digital debut, you can catch it on traditional television screens via the Showtime network on October 8.

High-Profile Cast for ‘The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial,’ William Friedkin’s Final Film Which Spotlights Persian Gulf Mutiny Plot

After premiering at the Venice Film Festival, “The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial,” William Friedkin’s last film, is set to debut in the U.S. This release comes less than a month after the director’s passing at the age of 87 on August 7th.


The courtroom drama centers on the trial of a young First Officer accused of orchestrating a mutiny on a U.S. Navy minesweeper in the Persian Gulf in 2022, suspecting the ship’s veteran captain of mental illness. The ensemble cast boasts Kiefer Sutherland, Lance Reddick, Jason Clarke, Jake Lacy, Monica Raymund, Lewis Pullman, Jay Duplass, and Tom Riley.

Global Premiere and Streaming Plans for ‘The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial’

Source: Republic Pictures

Following its Venice premiere, the film will have its international premiere on Paramount+ across all currently active markets, encompassing the UK, Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Australia, France, Italy, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and South Korea. The release dates for these international territories are yet to be revealed.

Republic Pictures has produced this feature, led by Dunne and Matt Parker, with Michael Salven and Mike Upton as executive producers.