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Swashbuckler (1976)

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A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.

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Ned Lynch
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Nick Debrett
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Lord Durant
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Jane Barnet
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Cudjo
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Mr. Moonbeam
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Sir James Barnet
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Lady Barnet
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A pirate and a hot-tempered noblewoman join forces to protect Jamaica from a tyrant.

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The movie is based on a story by Paul Wheeler called "The Scarlet Buccaneer", this being what the picture was re-titled when released in Great Britain. See more »

Goofs

When Nick and Ned are having their limerick competition, Nick uses the word 'Khaki'. This word is from the Hindustani language and only entered in the English language in the 1840s, through the British Army in India. Given 'Swashbuckler' is set in the 1700s, he could not have known the word. See more »

Quotes

[as newly-freed Jane Barnet and Captain Lynch kiss]
Nick: We've come to make war, Captain, not love!
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While Cruising Around Ya
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Arranged by Tom Clancy
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Corny but cute
10 February 1999 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Despite Maltin's great slagging-off of this movie (has he actually seen it, I wonder??), I reckon it was a little gem in an era when a lot of filmmakers took themselves and their work far too seriously! Guaranteed to lift the blues on any bad day, it may be a bit corny, it might have been misguided to make a pirate flick in the mid-70s, but there are certainly a lot worse examples of the genre around, and this one is quite a cute and appealing film.


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