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Cabin Boy (1994)

A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.

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Cast

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Ritch Brinkley ...
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Skunk (as Brian-Doyle Murray)
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I.M. Hobson ...
Headmaster Timmons
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Thomas
David H. Sterry ...
Lance (as David Sterry)
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William Mayweather
Edward Flotard ...
Limo Driver
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Cupcake (voice)
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Old Salt In Fishing Village (as Earl Hofert)
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Snobby school boy goes left and mistakes the "Filthy Whore" for his millionaire dad's yacht. He joins four filthy fishermen for hijinx on the high seas. Written by Cary Pincus <pincus@aracor.com>

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sea | boat | monster | spoof | goofball | See All (34) »

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He's Setting Sail On The High Seas... Without A Rudder, A Compass, Or A Clue!


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Rated PG-13 for crude language | See all certifications »
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7 January 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A hajó hülyéje  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,513,507 (USA) (9 January 1994)

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$3,662,459 (USA)
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Trivia

The Figurehead Lady of the ship "The Filthy Whore" is played by 90's talk show host and acctress Ricki Lake. See more »

Goofs

After fishing Trina out of the water and having his initial dialogue exchange with her, Nathanial summons the rest of the crew to meet her. Shortly after doing so, he refers to Trina by name despite Trina not having introduced herself to him in the previous scene. See more »

Quotes

Trina: And secondly, don't ever call me missy again or you'll end up losing the rest of your teeth.
Paps: Sassy little thang ain't she? Want me to give her a SPANKING?
Skunk: Why doesn't she give ME a spanking?
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Featured in The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995) See more »

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IN THE WEE HOURS
Written by Junior Wells
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not the worst movie of all time
24 August 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I've been a Chris Elliot fan since watching him on his old television series "Get a Life." I think he is the precursor to comedians such as Tom Green, and the modern gross-out comedy. The image of Elliot licking the boat with soapy water comes to mind.

Lots of people would label this movie as one of the worst movies of all time, but it's consciously absurd (or "wacky" as Christ Elliot's character might say). "Worst" movies are ones that think they are legit, like The Order, or Batman and Robin.

That being said, Cabin Boy is not the best comedy of all time. The crazy-funny parts are laugh out loud funny, but spread too far apart. I think this movie should have been wall-to-wall laughs. But it's worth it for the good parts, and Chris Elliot deserves our attention.

Watch some night alongside Freddy Got Fingered and Clifford.


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