Will Parker, played by Matthew Modine, loses the Americas Cup, the worlds biggest sailing prize, to the Australians and decides to form his own syndicate to win it back.

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Will Parker
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Kate Bass
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Morgan Weld
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Jack Neville
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Joe Heiser
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Abigail Weld
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Charley Moore
Peter Montgomery ...
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Elmer Ahlwardt ...
Sarge
Saylor Creswell ...
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George
Michael Higgins ...
Artemus
Ron Colbin ...
Ted
Ken Kensei ...
Swami
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Danny
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Will Parker, played by Matthew Modine, loses the Americas Cup, the worlds biggest sailing prize, to the Australians and decides to form his own syndicate to win it back. Written by Marcus Ward <mkw67940@cmsu2.cmsu.edu>

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sailing | sea | independent film | See All (3) »

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Action | Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for some sensuality | See all certifications »

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11 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Anemos  »

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$29,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,519,569 (USA)
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Trivia

In many shots the film skippers (Will, Morgan and Jack) can be seen driving the boats from the leeward side while beating to windward. In reality, most of the time skippers drive their boats from the windward side, mostly to help keep the weight on the windward side and also to give themselves a better view of the incoming waves so they can steer a proper course around them. The reason for putting the film skippers on the leeward side was so that the real sailors could control the boat from the windward wheel while remaining mostly out of shot (you can see their legs occasionally in some scenes.) See more »

Goofs

The underwater keel shots shown in final race are obviously in a tank and not in open ocean. See more »

Quotes

Morgan: Gentlemen, you are all in a line of elite men, great men, who have defended the world's most enduring sporting record. It's an honor to know you, it's an honor to sail with you. Tradition has it that the first American skipper to ever loose the Cup will replace it with his own head in the trophy case. Gentlemen, my head is in your hands. Please be careful, I've become attached to it. I would propose a toast. The Cup.
All: Hear! Hear! The Cup!
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Referenced in You're the Worst: Insouciance (2014) See more »

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Waltzing Matilda
Written by Marie Cowan and A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson (as A.B. Patterson)
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A thriller for sailing lovers
10 August 1998 | by (Sao Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

It's a great movie for those who like and enjoy sailing. The nautical vocabulary is used but there's nothing too complicated about it. It's filled with beautiful images of sailing boats and of the America's Cup. Check on it and I doubt you'll regret.


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