The Curse of Monkey Island (1997)

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After escaping an evil carnival, Guybrush encounters both his true love Elaine and his arch-enemy LeChuck. After defeating LeChuck Guybrush proposes marriage to Elaine, mistakenly using a cursed diamond ring, turning her into solid gold.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic Armato ...
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LeChuck (voice)
Denny Delk ...
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Wally (voice)
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Haggis McMutton (voice)
Michael Sorich ...
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Cutthroat Bill (voice)
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Kenny Falmouth (voice)
Joe Nipote ...
Wharf Rat (voice)
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Madame Xima (voice)
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Dinghy Dog (voice)
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Harvey Jason ...
Cabana Boy / La Foot (voice)
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Third Computer Adventure based on LucasArts famous comedy "Monkey Island" series. After escaping from the voodoo Amusement Park, very young pirate Guybrush Threepwood meets with both his true love, Governor Elaine Marley and his arch-enemy, the zombie pirate LeChuck. Defeating LeChuck (again) Guybrush asks Elaine to marry him but Guybrush uses a cursed diamond ring from LeChuck's treasure, turning the furious Elaine into pure gold. Guybrush must set out to settle an old legacy, meet some old/new friends as well as trying to reverse the curse. However, LeChuck, still obsessed with marrying Elaine managed to reincarnate himself and has big plans for both Elaine and for Guybrush... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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The only pirate adventure that asks the question: What's sharper, your sword or your wit?


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Monkey Island 3  »

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Trivia

There used to be a department somewhere within Industrial Light and Magic, that was tasked with writing screenplays for animated films based on Lucasfilm's intellectual property from other media. One such screenplay was a Monkey Island movie, entitled "The Curse of Monkey Island", likely loosely based on the game of the same name. In the big reorganization of Lucasfilm that occurred a couple of years ago the department was killed and the MI movie (still in preproduction) with it. See more »

Goofs

When Guybrush meets the guy sunbathing at the Brimstone Beach Club - and tricks him into thinking he's sun-burnt - Guybrush says 'Palido, you're burning!' However, even if you have not previously found out Palido's identity from Slappy Cromwell or from engaging Palido in conversation, Guybrush will still call him by name. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Guybrush Threepwood: [voiceover] Captain's log: Guybrush Threepwood. Lost at sea for days now. I have no crew or navigational instruments. No provisions except a half-eaten corn-dog and, unless I find water soon, I'm surely done for. Only the hope of finding my love, Elaine, keeps me going.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there is a little scene between a father and a son in "Big Whoop" amusement park, where the father tells the rumor about the builder of the park buried somewhere in the tunnels under the park. See more »

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References The Crying Game (1992) See more »

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Once again I applaud Lucasarts
8 July 2000 | by (Middlesbrough, England) – See all my reviews

Another fantastic offering from the Monkey Island team and though it was a long time coming and had to survive the departure of Ron Gilbert it's another worthy installment. My only gripe is that it was a little short seeming in comparison to the previous two, though that might be because of a glorious lack of disk-swapping. Roll on MI4.


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