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The Ice Pirates (1984)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Sci-Fi, Action  |  16 March 1984 (USA)
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In the far future water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess, and recruited to help her find her father who disappeared when he found ... See full summary »

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In the far future water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess, and recruited to help her find her father who disappeared when he found information dangerous to the rulers. A real Space Opera with sword fights, explosions, fighting robots, monsters, bar fights and time warps. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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SEE... A Universe on the Rocks! SEE... Great Special Affects! SEE... Space Herpie the Love Bug! SEE... The Evil Emperor and his Bird! SEE... Action-Packed Action! SEE! Ferocious Space Possums! See more »


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Ice Pirates  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Max von Sydow:  One of the bounty hunters in the desert. See more »

Quotes

Princess Karina: Your he is a she and she thinks you're wonderful.
Jason: She does?
Princess Karina: I think you better get over there and see what you can do, Jason.
Jason: No Way.
Princess Karina: No Water then.
Jason: You wouldn't.
Princess Karina: Try me.
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Wildly funny.
10 July 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Who says this movie is bad? This has to be one of the funniest sci-fi spoofs ever made. It turns just about everything into a joke, which is okay. There wasn't much of a plot, true, but you don't need one. It was supposed to be cheap, and it achieved it's goal. It makes fun of "Star Wars", "Star Trek", and a lot others, too. Catch this film when you can, although I haven't seen it on TV really recently.


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