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Desperate Voyage (1980)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Drama | Thriller  -  29 November 1980 (USA)
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Plummer plays a modern-day pirate who hijacks private yachts, steals the valuables on board, and sends the passengers to the bottom of the ocean. His captives on this voyage are Cliff Potts... See full summary »

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Plummer plays a modern-day pirate who hijacks private yachts, steals the valuables on board, and sends the passengers to the bottom of the ocean. His captives on this voyage are Cliff Potts, Christine Belford, Lara Parker and Nicholas Pryor, none of whom have any intention of being tossed into the briny. Written by Ørnås

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Director Michael Herlihy's own classic sailboat was used as one of the on-camera boats. See more »

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Christopher Plummer as a "Cajun" pirate ......................
31 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Christopher Plummer sporting an annoying "Cajun" accent, plunders sailboats in the Gulf of Mexico. This modern day pirate has a demented rapist nephew, Jonathan Banks, for his crew. The cat and mouse game between Plummer and his nautical prey is what "Desperate Voyage" depends on. I should mention, anyone the least bit susceptible to sea sickness might want to avoid this film, as the entire production never touches land. This really is minimalist entertainment, with some vessel ramming, to occasionally liven things up. The remainder is padded with relationship problems between one of the sailboat couples. Not bad, but rather slow moving at times. - MERK


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