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The Ice Pirates (1984)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jason
... Princess Karina
... Roscoe
... Maida
... Killjoy
... Zeno
... Supreme Commander
Natalie Core ... Nanny
... Zorn
... Wendon
... Count Paisley
Marcia Lewis ... Frog Lady
... Fitzcairn / Prisoner (as Daryl Roach)
... Lanky Nibs
Gary Brockette ... Percy the Robot
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In the far future water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess, and recruited to help her find her father who disappeared when he found information dangerous to the rulers. A real Space Opera with sword fights, explosions, fighting robots, monsters, bar fights and time warps. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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16 March 1984 (USA)  »

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Ice Pirates  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,358,022, 18 March 1984

Gross USA:

$14,255,801
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Max von Sydow: One of the bounty hunters in the desert. See more »

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Jason: [being ushered away from the sleeping princess by his companions] Whatever happened to "we rape, we pillage"?
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A Campy Gem
24 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

I found a very used copy at a yard sale and boy does it bring back memories. It is funny, romantic, provocative, even sexy. Comedy is hard and the actors in this film make it look easy, and when your willing to put up with a worn out tape; that's when you know it's good. Someday I hope to see it on DVD.


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