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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
Much of Captain Ron's personal wardrobe came from Kurt Russell's closet. Many of Ron's mannerisms (wearing the speedo, the pirate-like raspy voice, etc..) were also suggested by Russell. His only objection was his encouragement of underage drinking, but was persuaded when told it would fit the character. See more »
When Captain Ron explains to Benjamin Salisbury (Ben) what his parents were doing below decks, Ben spits out his beer into his hand. However, Ben starts to lift his hand too early indicating he is going to spit out the beer before Captain Ron gets to the punch line. See more »
Hey swab. C'mere. Listen up. Now, the way it works shipboard is, you do your job. You do it good, you get a better job. Maybe you get promoted from swab to mate.
Alright. Get on it.
Sort've an incentive kind of a deal, huh?
Yeah, incentives are important. I learned that in rehab.
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Ignore all the stuffed shirt, up-tight pinheads who couldn't loosen up if a gun was held to their collective heads. Treat this movie as it should be...FUN! This is the film that keeps us going through the winter until sailing season...then we take the video along on board.
Martin Short and Kurt Russell are TERRIFIC together, and Mary Kay Place? Who'd have known what a versatile actress she is, after all, most of us only had Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman to judge her by. The kids certainly do add a fine finishing touch to this hilarious crew.
This movie was not created to win an academy award, it was created to be lighthearted and fun and it far exceeded that goal.
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