Most Popular "Shanghaiing" Titles
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1. Secondhand Lions (2003)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.
Votes: 46,497 | Gross: $41.41M
2. The Long Voyage Home (1940)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, War
In 1940, the motley crew of the British tramp steamer SS Glencairn prepares the ship for its perilous voyage from the West Indies to Baltimore and then to England.
3. Gay Purr-ee (1962)
Approved | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Mouser Jaune Tom and house cat Mewsette are living in the French countryside, but Mewsette wants to experience the refinement and excitement of the Paris living. But upon arrival she falls ... See full summary »
5. Frisco Kid (1935)
Approved | 77 min | Adventure, Romance
After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 San Francisco, his audacity helps him to arise to a position of power in the vice industry of the infamous Barbary Coast.
6. Moby Dick (1930)
Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama
In this extremely loose adaptation of Melville's classic novel, Ahab is revealed initially not as a bitter and vengeful madman, but as a bit of a lovable scamp. Ashore in New Bedford, he ... See full summary »
9. Iron Mountain Trail (1953)
Passed | 54 min | Western
Rex Allen and Slim Pickens are sent from Washington, D.C. to California in 1850 to speed up deliveries of mail to the goldfields, and find a destructive feud raging between two stage-line ... See full summary »
10. Nancy Drew: Danger on Deception Island (2003 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew travels to the Pacific Northwest and investigates after a whale-watching tour boat is vandalized.
Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Shanghai Kelly's Birthday Party
TV-PG | 30 min | Western
Shanghai Kelly works a side job filling ships with shanghaied sailors. He counts on long sea voyages to insure his "clients" don't come back after him. His fiancé sets him up to retire early.
The Rough Riders (1958–1959)
30 min | Western
A woman asks the Rough Riders' help in finding her missing husband. They discover that her husband may have run afoul of a gang that kidnaps men to work on ships headed overseas.