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

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18 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Captain Ron - Kreuzfahrt ins Glück  »

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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$22,518,097 (USA)
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Trivia

Feature film debut of Roselyn Sanchez, Meadow Sisto, and Benjamin Salisbury. 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

Captain Ron: Hey, you wouldn't be trying to cheat Captain Ron there, would you, swab?
Benjamin Harvey: Uh, no sir. Uh, so what happened?
Captain Ron: Ah, nothing. They were just playing hide-the-salami in the shower
Captain Ron: [Ben spits his beer up] Oh, come on, man!
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LAS NOCHES CALIENTES
Written and Performed by Steve Carter
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Light hearted comedy about a family trying to control their life on a sailboat.
6 September 2004 | by (Ambergris Caye) – See all my reviews

This is wonderful movie, one of my favorite movies of all time! A family inherits a sailboat and decides to flee the urban rat race. They don't realize that they will have to over come many hurdles, including aspects of them selves, Capt. Ron, the boat and the environment.

The daughter plays a teenager that is simultaneously apathetic and nearly out of control. The son is a kid who hasn't taken an interest in life until now. The father assumes that Capt. Ron can't know anything while the family begins to believe that it's the father who doesn't know anything.

This movie was one of the triggers to me moving to a tropical island to live, oh and to buy a boat.


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