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Nate and Hayes (1983)

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A swashbuckling adventure which takes place in the mid-1800's on the South Pacific islands where bloody raids and battles were once the rule of the day.

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Nathaniel Williamson
Max Phipps ...
Ben Pease
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Grant Tilly ...
Count Von Rittenberg
Peter Rowley ...
Louis Beck
William Johnson ...
Reverend Williamson (as Bill Johnson)
Kate Harcourt ...
Mrs. Williamson
Reg Ruka ...
Moaka
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Auctioneer
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Mr. Blake
David Letch ...
Ratbag
Prince Tui Teka ...
King of Ponape
Pudji Waseso ...
Fong
Peter Vere-Jones ...
Gunboat Captain
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A swashbuckling adventure which takes place in the mid-1800's on the South Pacific islands where bloody raids and battles were once the rule of the day.

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He's a scoundrel... A hero... A lover of danger and the last of the adventurers... This is the story of Bully Hayes! See more »


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Savage Islands  »

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According to the book "New Zealand Film 1912-1996", this picture "...was financed by New Zealand investors taking advantage of tax loopholes. It was on-sold to Paramount Pictures, who released it worldwide. It was directed by an Englishman, produced by New Zealanders and cast in Los Angeles, Australia, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Postproduction was done in London." See more »

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As Hayes and his crew stop Ben Pease in the streets of Samoa we see he is clearly surrounded. In fact people and Hayes' remaining crew cut off the escape route. However when Pease makes his escape away from Hayes, the crew and everyone that cut him off are standing to the sides of the road giving him a clear path. See more »

Quotes

Count Von Rittenberg: [about to duel with Capt. Bully Hayes] Captain Hayes!
Captain Bully Hayes: Admiral!
Count Von Rittenberg: Count!
Captain Bully Hayes: Whatever!
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Swashbuckling Fun!
26 October 2003 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

For anyone who enjoys old fashioned swashbuckling fun, here's a great movie! Tommy Lee Jones, Jenny Seagrove and Michael O'Keefe make a tremendous trio against such dastardly villains as Ben Pease and the German empire, not to mention a cannibal, human-sacrificing South Pacific Islander prince. What I really loved about this movie, though, was the humor and how it not only comes from the situations but especially from the characters, who they are and how they react in those situations. There is some silliness but all in good fun, and action, action, action. I'd recommend this movie for a rainy Saturday afternoon.


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