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Popeye (1980)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  12 December 1980 (USA)
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The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven.

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A strong man fights for the love of his life.

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Buff sailor-man Popeye arrives in an awkward seaside town called Sweethaven. There he meets Wimpy, a hamburger-loving man; Olive Oyl, the soon-to-be love of his life; and Bluto, a huge, mean pirate who's out to make Sweethaven pay for no good reason. Popeye also discovers his long-lost Pappy in the middle of it all, so with a band of his new friends, Popeye heads off to stop Bluto, and he's got the power of spinach, which Popeye detests, to butt Bluto right in the mush. Watch as Popeye mops the floor with punks in a burger joint, stops a greedy tax man, takes down a champion boxer, and even finds abandoned baby Swee'pea. He's strong to the finish 'cause he eats his spinach! Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$50,000,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The many sunken ships in the harbor were actually seaworthy vessels that were rented or bought and then sunk. See more »

Goofs

In the end, when Bluto is feeding Popeye the spinach, his pipe disappears and then reappears. See more »

Quotes

Wimpy: Rough House? One genuine hamburger for the gentleman. I'm buying.
Rough House: Who's paying?
Wimpy: I'm buying. He's paying.
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The closing credits scroll over a scene of Bluto swimming across the ocean. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Robin Williams/James Taylor (1988) See more »

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I Yam What I Yam
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Music and Lyrics by Harry Nilsson
Performed by Robin Williams
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"I ain't no physicist, but I knows what matters."
13 February 1999 | by (Saskatoon, Canada) – See all my reviews

There are two movies I have seen in which every line is good and that I can watch dozens of times without becoming the slightest bit bored. Those are The Big Lebowski and Popeye. I just saw Popeye recently for the first time in about twelve years and I can still recite it line for line from when I was a kid. I must have watched it fifty times (It was my babysitter). After I recently watched it, it was on again later that night and I watched it all the way through again. It's a fantastic movie and I'm blown away that the user rating is so low.


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