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Savage Islands (1983)

Nate and Hayes (original title)
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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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The Bully Hayes character has also appeared in one movie, His Majesty O'Keefe (1954) where Charles Horvath played him. That picture's exteriors were also shot in the same South Pacific region. See more »

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When Pegleg shoots one of Pease's henchmen in the alley, the gun is pointed slightly to the right of the camera, but the henchman is standing just to the left of the camera. See more »

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Ben Pease: Can't trust women - even when they're dead!
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Indiana Jones similarities.
26 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie, not necessarily the most historically accurate film, but its still a really good pirate movie. I'm not sure of the year this movie was supposed to take place but at the beginning they are trying to sell thirty-thirty lever-action rifles... which didn't come out until the early eighteen hundreds. throughout the rest of the movie there are a bold mixture of period firearms that don't really let you get a grasp on when this is supposed to take place. What I really found interesting was that it had a scene in the beginning with the rope bridge that was amazingly close to the famous scene in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom... especially since this movie came out a year before Temple of Doom. No matter what... it's a good watch.


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