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The Ice Pirates (1984)

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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Jason
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Roscoe
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Maida
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Killjoy
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Supreme Commander
Natalie Core ...
Nanny
Jeremy West ...
Zorn
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Wendon
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Count Paisley
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Frog Lady
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Fitzcairn / Prisoner (as Daryl Roach)
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Lanky Nibs
Gary Brockette ...
Percy the Robot
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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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16 March 1984 (USA)  »

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Ice Pirates  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Kevin Costner turned down the role of Jason. See more »

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Maida: [after killing Patch's assistant] I think you owe the lady and me an apology
Patch: [smiles] My apologies.
Maida: [slices off his eye patch] You didn't sound to sincere to me.
Patch: I'm sorry.
Parrot: Don't believe him. He's lying.
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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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