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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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$24,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,518,097 (USA)
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Trivia

The film's original title was "Martin Harvey Takes a Cruise". See more »

Goofs

After being adrift in a raft, the family lands in Cuba. When Caroline gets out of the raft, the seat of her cut-off jeans is soaked. A few seconds later, her short jeans are dry. See more »

Quotes

Captain Ron: [after losing his glass eye] It never did fit anyway. Guess you gotta get 'em custom made.
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Referenced in Psych: Shawn (and Gus) of the Dead (2008) See more »

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CAN'T GET BACK
Written by Dennis Hill and Andre Bonter
Performed by The Poorboys
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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Don't worry Boss, it'll get outta our way...
29 December 1998 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorites. So much so I ran out and purchased it. I'm puzzled as to why this movie was not rated higher, it is at least on a parr with DAVE, NINE MONTHS, GROUNDHOG DAY and THE BIG LEBOWSKI. I liked all those movies and CAPTAIN RON is just as good. Kurt Russell's performance is hilarious and keeps you on the edge of your seat wondering what he will do next. I would never have seen this movie based on the score it was given, lucky for me I saw the movie first. Terrific, hilarious and enjoyable entertainment. Don't miss this one.


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