In The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain – a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side (Martin Freeman, Brendan Gleeson, Russell Tovey, and Ashley Jensen), and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy (Jeremy Piven) and Cutlass Liz (Salma Hayek) to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. It’s a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way they battle a diabolical queen (Imelda Staunton) and team up with a haplessly smitten young scientist (David Tennant), but never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: adventure!

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  1. Gideon Defoe


  2. Jeff Newitt


  3. Peter Lord


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  1. Hugh Grant

    Hugh Grant

    Pirate Captain (voice)

  2. Brendan Gleeson

    Brendan Gleeson

    The Pirate with Gout (voice)

  3. Jeremy Piven

    Jeremy Piven

    Black Bellamy (voice)

  4. Brian Blessed

    Brian Blessed

    The Pirate King (voice)

  5. Salma Hayek

    Salma Hayek

    Cutlass Liz (voice)

  6. Imelda Staunton

    Imelda Staunton

    Queen Victoria (voice)

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Original Title The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 28m

Budget $60,000,000.00

Revenue $118,338,361.00

Homepage http://www.thepirates-movie.com/site/

Release Information

  • April 27, 2012
    PG, Theatrical



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