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Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew to mutiny, takes over the ship, and kidnaps the niece of the governor of Maracaibo. The question is, can he keep this pace up?

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  1. Roman Polanski

    Director, Screenplay

  2. John Brownjohn


  3. Gérard Brach


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  1. Walter Matthau

    Walter Matthau

    Captain Thomas Bartholomew Red

  2. Cris Campion

    Cris Campion

    Jean-Baptiste "The Frog"

  3. Damien Thomas

    Damien Thomas

    Don Alfonso de la Torré

  4. OJ

    Olu Jacobs


  5. Charlotte Lewis

    Charlotte Lewis

    María-Dolores de la Jenya de la Calde

  6. Roy Kinnear

    Roy Kinnear


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $1,641,825.00

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Release Information

  • July 18, 1986
    PG-13, Theatrical



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