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Series cast summary:
 Blackbeard (3 episodes, 2006)
 Lt. Robert Maynard (3 episodes, 2006)
 Governor Charles Eden (3 episodes, 2006)
 Charlotte Ormand (3 episodes, 2006)
 Cpt. Benjamin Hornigold (3 episodes, 2006)
 Sally Dunbar (3 episodes, 2006)
 Israel Hands (3 episodes, 2006)
Danny Midwinter ...
 Elias Ransom (3 episodes, 2006)
 Dr. Peter Bruce (3 episodes, 2006)
Jasper Britton ...
 William Howard (3 episodes, 2006)
 Joseph Prescott (3 episodes, 2006)
Robert Willox ...
 Snake Leavitt (3 episodes, 2006)
 Thatch (3 episodes, 2006)
 Enoch Sanborn (3 episodes, 2006)
 Moses Hobbs (3 episodes, 2006)
Christopher Clyde-Green ...
 Caesar (3 episodes, 2006)
Dom Hetrakul ...
 Seng (3 episodes, 2006)
 Tobias Knight (3 episodes, 2006)
 Calico Billy (3 episodes, 2006)
 Lt. Jack Spector (3 episodes, 2006)
Wendy Mae Brown ...
 Lulu (3 episodes, 2006)
Paul Brightwell ...
 Cpt. Ellis Brand (3 episodes, 2006)
Andrew Smith ...
 Benjamin Dow (3 episodes, 2006)
Stuart Lounton ...
 Cordingly (3 episodes, 2006)
Ken Forge ...
 Phillips (3 episodes, 2006)
Marion Valtas ...
 Maddy (3 episodes, 2006)
Greg Jorgensen ...
 Panhandler (3 episodes, 2006)
Jonathan Samson ...
 Woodward (3 episodes, 2006)
 Silas Bridges (3 episodes, 2006)
James Moody ...
 Two-Face Askin (3 episodes, 2006)
David Ismalone ...
 Cpt. Jean D'Ocier (3 episodes, 2006)
Jake Anthony ...
 Minister (3 episodes, 2006)
 Admiral Joseph Pennington (3 episodes, 2006)
Greg Stefaniuk ...
 Merchant Captain (3 episodes, 2006)
Shaun Delaney ...
 John Noble (3 episodes, 2006)
James David McClurg ...
 Shiny - The Pirate (3 episodes, 2006)
Keith Lounton ...
 Carlton (3 episodes, 2006)
Johann Bento ...
 French First Mate (3 episodes, 2006)
Thomas Kollon ...
 Big John (3 episodes, 2006)
Emma Passos ...
 Mother (3 episodes, 2006)
Love Nystrom ...
 Cpt. William Kidd (3 episodes, 2006)
 Robber #1 (3 episodes, 2006)


In the Golden Age of Piracy, at the dawn of the 18th century, Blackbeard stood out among the lawless rogues as the most fearsome and notorious seafarer of them all. He killed for the reputation, and his reputation has become legend. Now, for the first time, comes the true story of pirate Edward Teach, the man who terrorized the seas. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Pirate, rogue... adventurer.


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Release Date:

17 June 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Barba Negra  »

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Box Office


$2,500,000 (estimated)

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(DVD) | (2 parts)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


The fight scenes were choreographed by the same choreographer that helped on Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003) and The Protector (2005). See more »


In an early scene, Blackbeard and his crew threaten to attack a French vessel. The flag the vessel is flying is the current French flag, which wasn't adopted in France until 1790. Blackbeard died in 1718. If the French vessel were a royal vessel, it would have flown a plain white standard. If it were a French merchant the flag would be royal blue with a white cross centered and the French fleur-de-lis centered. See more »


Israel Hands: Hey! Show yourself!
Lt. Robert Maynard: Is there a problem gentlemen?
Snake Leavitt: You've been watchin' things you aint got no business watchin'!
Lt. Robert Maynard: Well, I can assure you there is only one thing I've been watching and that's a bottle of gin. Would you be so kind as to spare me a drink?
Israel Hands: He's empty. You'd best be coming with us then.
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Referenced in Scoundrels, Scallywags, and Scurvy Knaves (2006) See more »

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3 September 2006 | by (bristol United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Living in Bristol where Blackbeard lived and drank in a pub that still stands today, I thought I would give this a try. I was left disappointed, at what potentially could of been very good. The acting is poor to say the least, and the story line was never something that had you gripped from the start. The story trickled along at a pace that never threatened to speed up, which left me Un-exited throughout.

Although I don't know too many of the historical facts about Blackbeard, I was always led to believe Blackbeard to be the most feared pirate in his day. I never got that impression during the film,which again left me disappointed. If you're going to make a film about Blackbeard, at least give him an edge, make us dislike him. Although I can't say i'm an expert on dental hygiene from the 1700's, I was amazed at how many pirates had white teeth, just something else that didn't make it feel like a true pirate film.

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