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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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Partners in Piracy. Rivals in Romance. Allies in Adventure. See more »


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18 November 1983 (USA)  »

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Savage Islands  »

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In the 1970 biography 'Captain Bully Hayes: blackbirder and bigamist', Frank Clune stated that the real William Henry Hayes was often described as a "rogue, villain, cheat, swindler, barrator, buccaneer, bilker, bigamist, freebooter, polygamist, seducer, murderer, pirate, slave trader, robber, rapist, hooligan and bully" but was "never convicted in any civil court of law for any serious criminal offense". See more »

Goofs

When Nate is sailing away on the raft, the surviving native is shown topless as he waves goodbye. No injuries can be seen from either the front or behind, despite the character recently having been shot in the shoulder when the island was attacked. See more »

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Ben Pease: You should feel flattered, missy. Not everyone gets offered to the gods.
Sophie: Just the women.
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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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