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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>
  • Popeye is a muscular sailor who arrives in the seaside town Sweethaven in search of his long-lost father. Popeye finds that the town is governed by the pirate and big bully Bluto. While there, Popeye meets new friends who live in the town--Wimpy, a man whose favorite food is hamburgers and Olive Oyl, Bluto's girlfriend. In Sweethaven, Popeye becomes a legend when he takes on a gang of punks in Wimpy's burger joint, stops a greedy tax man, and defeats a champion boxer in a boxing match. After Popeye and Olive Oyl find an abandoned baby named Swee'pea, Popeye reunites with his father and discovers he has been kidnapped by Bluto, and he sets out to stop Bluto who bids to get his vengeance on Sweethaven by eating spinach, which gives him his incredible strength.

    - Written by Daniel Williamson
  • The comic strip and animated sailor hero comes to life in this meticulous live action production that looks at the origins of Popeye and his battle against arch-rival Bluto. Nearly all the characters from the strip are reproduced here.

    - Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>
  • The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm


Popeye (Robin Williams), a sailor, arrives at the small coastal town of Sweethaven ("Sweethaven - An Anthem") while searching for his long-lost father...

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