Buff sailor-man Popeye arrives in an awkward seaside town called Sweethaven. There he meets Wimpy, a hamburger-loving man; Olive Oyl, the soon-to-be love of his life; and Bluto, a huge, mean pirate who's out to make Sweethaven pay for no good reason. Popeye also discovers his long-lost Pappy in the middle of it all, so with a band of his new friends, Popeye heads off to stop Bluto, and he's got the power of spinach, which Popeye detests, to butt Bluto right in the mush. Watch as Popeye mops the floor with punks in a burger joint, stops a greedy tax man, takes down a champion boxer, and even finds abandoned baby Swee'pea. He's strong to the finish 'cause he eats his spinach! Written by
Dylan Self <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Paul L. Smith and Linda Hunt later starred in "Dune". See more »
When Popeye is hit in the stomach by Oxblood Oxheart after Oxblood accidentally knocks out his mother, Popeye went rolling backwards, but in the next shot he's rolling forwards into the ropes. See more »
I think it's a conspiracy. Why would they manufacture deliberate ugliness unless they wanted me to look ugly? We find that out, we find out everything.
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The closing credits scroll over a scene of Bluto swimming across the ocean. See more »
A tragically underrated film, Popeye is actually quite brilliant!
I remember when Altman released Popeye and it was slammed by most critics and ignored by the public. It deserves much better than that though!
Fantastic set design, great acting, high production values, strangely off kilter tunes, and just general all around weirdness make Popeye one of my favorites. Brilliantly twisted and twistedly brilliant.
Disagree? Oh well, whatever....."I yam what I yam and I likes what I likes!"
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