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Captain Ron (1992)

A family in Chicago inherits the yacht formerly owned by Clark Gable. They decide to sail it from the island of Ste. Pomme de Terre to Miami, and they sail with the assistance of Captain ... See full summary »

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General Armando (as Emannuel Logrono)
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Bicycle Messenger (as Clement Talkington)
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A family in Chicago inherits the yacht formerly owned by Clark Gable. They decide to sail it from the island of Ste. Pomme de Terre to Miami, and they sail with the assistance of Captain Ron and their lives will never be the same again. Written by Anonymous

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Martin just wanted a nice, quiet family vacation. Instead, he got...

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Adventure | Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for elements of sensuality, and for some language | See all certifications »

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18 September 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Captain Ron - Kreuzfahrt ins Glück  »

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$24,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,518,097
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Trivia

In the scene in the San Pomme de Terre magistrate's office, there is a potato on the magistrate's desktop. See more »

Goofs

The lifeboat for The Wanderer appears and disappears throughout the entire movie. In the first scenes it is on the cabin roof to the left of the steering wheel where, in fact it is sitting in the cradle that was designed to hold the life boat, soon after it's on the deck sideways, then the boat is nowhere to be seen at all, then it is back again and so on for the entire movie. See more »

Quotes

Handsome Guerilla: The American girls are very... what's the word? Superficial.
Caroline Harvey: Yeah. God, I really hate that. Like, I'm into different cultures and different ways of doing things. Like we're watching "Mr. Ed" on TV the other day, and he's speaking French, or something.
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References I Love Lucy (1951) See more »

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ZOMBIES FROM HELL
Written by Daniel Arlie
Performed by T-Ride
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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Hey Swab...go check out this movie.
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Kurt Russell is one of those actors that can play a variety of roles, & get away with it. Action, drama, & comedy. He must of been thinking of Jack Burton from 'Big Trouble In Little China' & but some of that into this movie. 'Captain Ron' is a great movie! The plot is simple, & so is the movie. That is what make sit so much fun. Yes, most of the movie is translucent, but it works so well. Kurt Russell shines as Capt. Ron Rico, who has been hired by the Harvey family to be the drive their boat from a Carribean Island to Miami, FL. While he bumbles from one scene to the other, Capt. Ron manages to be successful in the end. All of this makes Martin Harvey(Martin Short) furious, while his family loves Capt. Ron. Lots of laughs.


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