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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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The greatest comedy cast ever assembled for a movie! Everyone who's ever been funny!!! [Australia Theatrical] See more »


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Trivia

Keith Moon originally wanted to play the pirate character during the film's early genesis. Adam Ant was then originally slated to be in the cast but had to bow out due to scheduling conflicts, reportedly he quit due to losing patience with delays in production. In the end, Graham Chapman played the lead pirate character of 'Yellowbeard'. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Yellowbeard: Where's the map?
Betty: What map?
Yellowbeard: If you say you don't know where it is, I'll nail your tits to the table!
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Crazy Credits

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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Referenced in Monkey Island 2: Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge (1991) See more »

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The pirate of pirates
11 November 1999 | by (Iceland) – See all my reviews

Not being an avid fan of the Monty Python gang, I thoroughly enjoy their "on-the-sides", such as the Time Bandits. Yellowbeard can also be classified as such and is, in my opinion, one of the funniest films ever made. The characterisation, the one-liners, the stereotypes, everything fits and hits where it is supposed to. The strange casting is one of the highlights of the film and I'm sure they all had a very good time making it.

Blues Brothers was not a highly regarded film in its early years but has gained some kind of "cult status". Yellowbeard is sure to follow that path.


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