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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Paul W.S. Anderson
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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
The film's original title was "Martin Harvey Takes a Cruise". See more »
When everyone is starting put put the sails up on the boat, Captain Ron gives Ben his beer. In the shot immediately afterwards, Ben is seen in the background setting his beer down, and once again, in the shot after that, still holding Ron's beer. See more »
[after losing his glass eye]
It never did fit anyway. Guess you gotta get 'em custom made.
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Captain Ron was released in September of 1992, it had to compete with movies like Encino Man, Lethal Weapon 3 and The Crying Game. I think this may be the reason that it did so poorly at the box office. I saw the film when it was initially released in theaters, I thought it was great! Very possibly the funniest film of 1992... So why has it disappeared? Why has no one ever heard of it. Go rent the video, or better yet BUY IT, judge the movie for yourself, and then write Disney, Touchstones parent company and tell them that this movie really deserves more than just a lousy $10 video release, when is it gonna be on DVD? How about a CD soundtrack? What went wrong??
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