MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,241 this week

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

5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 1,860 users   Metascore: 49/100
Reviews: 21 user | 37 critic | 13 from Metacritic.com

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 »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: February

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in February.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 titles
created 02 Sep 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 30 Sep 2011
 
a list of 44 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 34 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 22 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

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

The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A VeggieTales of Queen Esther and her struggle to save her people from being sent to the Island of Perpetual Tickling (IPT) by her husband the king.

Director: Mike Nawrocki
Stars: Jessica Kaplan, Pamela Thomas, Phil Vischer
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Two stories, told by the VeggieTales gang, talk about why it's important to love your neighbor. "The Story of Flibber-O-Loo": The inhabitants of the towns Flibber-O-Loo and Jibberty-Lot, ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Vischer
Stars: G. Bock, Mike Nawrocki, Chris Olsen
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Even though Madame Blueberry lives in a nice treehouse, and has lots of friends, she is still upset because she always thinks she needs more "stuff". When a new Stuff-Mart superstore opens ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Anderson, Megan Moore Burns, Mike Nawrocki
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

When Archibald Asparagus takes over VeggieTales, he does this episode in a classy way. The "Silly Song with Larry" involves takes place in the thirties, with Larry trying to protect his top... See full summary »

Directors: Tim Hodge, Marc Vulcano
Stars: Mike Nawrocki, Phil Vischer, Lisa Vischer
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Archibald Asparagus has cancelled 'Silly Songs with Larry'! A despondent Larry the Cucumber drowns his sorrows at Jimmy Gourd's ice cream parlor. Will Archibald give Larry his job back? How... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Nawrocki, Jim Poole, Mike Sage
Family | Short | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Tim Hodge
Stars: Jacquelyn Ritz, Justin Barrett, Mike Nawrocki
An Easter Carol (Video 2004)
Musical | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When Mr. Nezzer tries to knock St. Bart's church down to make way for his new amusement park, Easter Land, he is visited by a vision of the late Granny Nezzer. She tells him to expect a ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Hodge
Stars: Rebecca St. James, Dan Anderson, Tim Hodge
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

When the singing Veggies encounter some car trouble, they're stranded at old, rundown seafood joint where nothing is quite as it seems. As Bob the Tomato and the kids settle in to wait for ... See full summary »

Directors: Mike Nawrocki, Phil Vischer
Stars: Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Tim Hodge
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Stars: Shari Belgeau, Marc Graue, Lee Marshall
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After accidentally breaking his dad's prized collector's plate, Junior Asparagus is encouraged (by his new friend Fibrilious Minimus) to cover up the accident. When Junior is forced to ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Olsen, Phil Vischer
Stars: Mike Nawrocki, Tim Gregory, Phil Vischer
A Snoodles Tale (Video 2004)
Animation | Musical | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After returning home from what was supposed to be a Danish-immersion camp, Larry the Cucumber meets up with Bob the Tomato for a series of sketches dealing with self-esteem, along with a ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Vulcano
Stars: Mike Nawrocki, Jim Poole, Phil Vischer
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In this Veggie-version of a holiday classic, Junior Asparagus stars as The Little Drummer Boy, a lonely child who finds the true meaning of Christmas when he stumbles upon the birth of the ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Roberts
Stars: Lisa Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Phil Vischer
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
George / Sedgewick / Willory / Sir Frederick / Mr. Hibbing / Bob the Tomato / Pirate Spy / Pirate Philippe Pea (voice)
Mike Nawrocki ...
Elliot / Pirate Jean Claude Pea / Theater Foe / Pirate Spy Sidekick / Pirate with Dummy / Rock Monster Father (voice)
...
Robert the Terrible / The King (voice)
Laura Gerow ...
Eloise (voice)
...
Alexander (voice)
Alan Lee ...
Blind Man / One-Eyed Louie (voice)
Cydney Trent ...
Bernadette (voice)
...
Ellen (voice) (as Keri Pisapia)
Megan Murphy ...
Sondra Morton Chaffin ...
Caroline (voice)
Jim Poole ...
Pirate Scooter Carrot (voice)
...
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)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drôles de pirates  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$12,701,880 (USA) (29 February 2008)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Elliot: [singing] Woah, Papa's got a gumball, Nellie. Papa's got a gumball, Sue. Papa's got a gumball, Nellie. I think I'll blow a bubble for you. Woah, Papa's got a pork chop, Nellie. Papa's got a pork chop...
Sedgewick: Will you stop it?
Elliot: What? It's a good song. Don't you like it?
Sedgewick: After the 32nd verse, it grates. Besides, it's making me hungry.
See more »

Crazy Credits

"No vegetables were harmed or injured during the making of this movie." See more »

Connections

Followed by VeggieTales: Abe and the Amazing Promise (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Look At Us We're Walking Rocks
Words by Phil Vischer
Music by Mike Nawrocki
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good movie, better than Jonah
9 November 2010 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This is a fun movie. Big Idea Productions improved their movie making skills from their last feature "Jonah". The movie is longer and yet feels shorter and more free flowing than Jonah. Yes, the Biblical message is quite buried, but definitely there. The animation has majorly improved (again, still not up to Pixar levels), the songs are still good (with the exception of "Yo Ho Heroes"), and the pacing of the movie is very good. The side jokes are very funny and are thrown in all over the place without interrupting the story flow. This makes for a very streamlined production that keeps its focus and yet feels free flowing and not forced at all. And the scriptwriting for the the 3 main characters makes them feel like real pals who know each other well. This movie nowhere achieves the greatness of Pixar films, but taken on its own terms, it is very solid.

And the best thing about the movie is that since it markets itself to kids, it is at its heart a children's movie. It keeps a sense of wonder and innocence about itself and doesn't try to win an adult audience deliberately. Recent animated features frequently market themselves to children, but then have such adult humor or violence in them that it makes the whole movie inappropriate for kids. "Pirates" is a bona-fide kids film that is fun, action packed, and entertaining. And it is refreshing in its kid-like nature that it will be a delight to parents to.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anyone surprised by the lack of Christian themes? supermario-2000
how crowded was your theater? StopSign07@aol.com
POTC spoof tiboy88
Why have they not tried Noah yet? murray_mg
Is this madness the result of the writer's strike?!?! arabesuku
Which one is your favorite pirate? NotAJackal

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?