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Yellowbeard (1983)

Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure. He finds that his wife neglected to tell him that he now has a son, 20, and shame ... See full summary »

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Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure. He finds that his wife neglected to tell him that he now has a son, 20, and shame of shame, an intellectual. The British Navy, Yellowbeard, his son, and members of Yellowbeard's old crew all go after the treasure. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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24 June 1983 (USA)  »

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As Loucas Aventuras de Barba Amarela, o Pirata  »

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Trivia

Keith Moon and Graham Chapman originally wanted their mutual friend Sam Peckinpah to direct. See more »

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When Dan embraces Yellowbeard and accidentally stabs him, the hilt of the dagger changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

[Examining Yellowbeard's treasure]
El Nebuloso: Who is it more important to please: the King of Spain, or God?
El Segundo: Why, God, of course.
El Nebuloso: And who is God's personal representative in these parts?
El Segundo: Why, you, your holy ruthlessness.
El Nebuloso: Well, God wants to keep all of it.
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Toward the end of the credits there is a dedication to Marty Feldman (who died during the filming) that simply states "For Marty" See more »

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Spoofs Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951) See more »

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generic rant from a fat middle-age white boy
13 May 2004 | by (Humble, Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

A comedic romp featuring many of the old cast from Monty Python. in addition, Peter Cook of Beyond The Fringe fame. The film is not for the serious. A farce about a pirate and his treasure with his former first mate and the British Empire seeking to relieve him of it. Peter Cook steals the show with a fine portrayal of a clueless boozer who has a good heart and tries it really hard. I've been trying forever to find the film on DVD without success. Marty Feldman also has a fine role in the moviea and Cheech and Chong appear in secondary roles with humorous results. Graham Chapman stars as the title character with Eric Idle playing the Queen's representative from the Royal Navy.


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