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Blackbeard (2006)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Biography, Drama  |  17 June 2006 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Barba Negra  »

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The town of New Providence is in the Bahamas Islands. See more »

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Accordion music is played in the background and a concertina is depicted in the pub scenes. The button accordion was not invented until 1822, with some prototypes appearing around 1810, while the concertina was invented in 1829. Edward Teach died in 1718. See more »

Quotes

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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Pathetic at Best this is a waste of film, let alone time.
29 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I picked this film up based on the Cover, A Mini-Series for cheap. I got less than what I paid for. The Complete lack of Continuity, or any other production value for that matter, is Appalling. Had I been hired for this cast, I'd have left based on the poor writing alone.

I'll not confuse Larry for Barry Levinson again.

I feel sorry for Poor Stacy Keach having to have his name attached to this Crap. This Film is worse than most High School Plays, let alone your local Community Theater.

I hope Angus Macfadyen got paid well enough for His outstanding Performance. As BlackBeard he alone captures the Attention that his role demands, despite the sad performance of the Writer. HIs performance alone kept me from tearing the disc out and launching it through an open window.


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