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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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Cast

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General Armando (as Emannuel Logrono)
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Bicycle Messenger (as Clement Talkington)
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Storyline

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

18 September 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Captain Ron - Kreuzfahrt ins Glück  »

Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$22,518,097 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The dock and shoreline where the Wanderer is first shown, and where Captain Ron makes his first appearance, are located in Bahia de Arroyo, on the south-eastern shore of Puerto Rico. See more »

Goofs

When the boat is pulling into St. Haag, Captain Ron tells Martin, "Get ready to kick those fenders over, boss". Martin is already on the starboard side of the boat with a fender in his hands. In the next scene he is on the Port side of the boat, on Captain Ron's left, and has not started to throw any fenders. See more »

Quotes

Katherine Harvey: What are we going to do?
Martin Harvey: What can we do? Look around you. The sun is almost up. We are marooned in an unfriendly country. We have no luggage, no money, no passports and worse still... no reason or explination for even being here!
Katherine Harvey: But we have our boat.
Martin Harvey: No dear. If you'll look again, you'll notice that the pirates have our boat.
Caroline Harvey: Now, wait a minute. That's our boat. We should do something.
Martin Harvey: What are you saying?
Katherine Harvey: I think she's saying that if the pirates have our boat, we should take it back from them...
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Soundtracks

PAPACITO
Written by Sylvester McIntosh
Performed by Blinky & The Roadmasters
Courtesy of Rounder Records
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What happened to this film??
12 February 2000 | by (California) – See all my reviews

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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