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The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  11 January 2008 (USA)
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Three lazy misfits - very timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt) and no self-confident George (Pa Grape) - dream of the day of putting on a show about pirates. With ... See full summary »

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George / Sedgewick / Willory / Sir Frederick / Mr. Hibbing / Bob the Tomato / Pirate Spy / Pirate Philippe Pea (voice)
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Elliot / Pirate Jean Claude Pea / Theater Foe / Pirate Spy Sidekick / Pirate with Dummy / Rock Monster Father (voice)
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Robert the Terrible / The King (voice)
Laura Gerow ...
Eloise (voice)
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Alexander (voice)
Alan Lee ...
Blind Man / One-Eyed Louie (voice)
Cydney Trent ...
Bernadette (voice)
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Ellen (voice) (as Keri Pisapia)
Megan Murphy ...
Sondra Morton Chaffin ...
Caroline (voice)
Jim Poole ...
Pirate Scooter Carrot (voice)
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Jolly Joe / King's Ship Officer / Background Voices (voice)
Drake Lyle ...
George Jr. / Rock Monster Boy (voice)
Ally Nawrocki ...
Lucy / Rock Monster Girl (voice)
Patrick Kramer ...
Collin (voice)
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Three lazy misfits - very timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt) and no self-confident George (Pa Grape) - dream of the day of putting on a show about pirates. With their own problems of might not having this dream come true, they soon find themselves traveling back in time into the 17th century and begin a quest to rescue a royal family from an evil tyrant, and learn about being pirates. Written by rocknrollunderdawg

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$4,251,320 (USA) (11 January 2008)

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$12,701,880 (USA) (29 February 2008)
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Phil Vischer completed the script for this film in 2002 - before Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) was released. But because of the bankruptcy and buyout of Big Idea Productions, the film wasn't able to start production until late 2005. See more »

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Blind Man: Help will come from above in the shape of... a donkey.
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"No vegetables were harmed or injured during the making of this movie." See more »

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Followed by VeggieTales: Sweetpea Beauty (2010) See more »

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Look At Us We're Walking Rocks
Words by Phil Vischer
Music by Mike Nawrocki
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A Very Big Disappointment
13 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've been a fan of Veggie Tales since they came out. They were funny and sent a great message. This was possibly the most boring animated movie I've ever seen. Now granted I'm in my twenties but I still enjoy kids cartoon movies, so when I see one I don't like, I try to hear the reaction from the kids in the audience to see how they enjoy it. Aside from a chuckle every now and then, none of the kids were laughing during the movie. I think the main problem is that there's a lot of dialog. So, coming from a life long fan of the Veggie Tales, it's probably best to keep the kids at home and throw in one of Veggie classics.


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