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Captain Ron (1992)

A family in Chicago inherits the yacht formerly owned by Clark Gable. They decide to sail it from the island of Ste. Pomme de Terre to Miami, and they sail with the assistance of Captain ... See full summary »

Director:

Thom Eberhardt

Writers:

John Dwyer (story), John Dwyer (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kurt Russell ... Captain Ron
Martin Short ... Martin Harvey
Mary Kay Place ... Katherine Harvey
Benjamin Salisbury ... Benjamin Harvey
Meadow Sisto Meadow Sisto ... Caroline Harvey
Sunshine Logroño ... General Armando (as Emannuel Logrono)
Jorge Luis Ramos Jorge Luis Ramos ... General's Translator
J.A. Preston ... Magistrate
Tanya Soler Tanya Soler ... Angeline
Raúl Estela Raúl Estela ... Roscoe
Jainardo Batista Jainardo Batista ... Mamba
Dan Butler ... Bill Zachery
Tom McGowan ... Bill
Katherine Franco Katherine Franco ... Sneezing Woman
C.M. Talkington C.M. Talkington ... Bicycle Messenger (as Clement Talkington)
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Storyline

A family in Chicago inherits the yacht formerly owned by Clark Gable. They decide to sail it from the island of Ste. Pomme de Terre to Miami, and they sail with the assistance of Captain Ron and their lives will never be the same again. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Martin just wanted a nice, quiet family vacation. Instead, he got...

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for elements of sensuality, and for some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Captain Ron - Kreuzfahrt ins Glück See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$22,518,097
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

There is double-take shot near the beginning of the film. In the scene where Ben spills the milk on Kathrine's drafting print, he stands up the jug and in the following shot the jug is shown tipped over again. See more »

Goofs

As they approach St. Haag and Martin is calling for Captain Ron, the nearer of the two cowl vents in the background starts out facing port side aft, next is shown facing forward as Caroline comes up the companionway, then is shown facing forward again as the boat passes close to the camera and in subsequent shots in its original orientation, including in distant shots from the starboard side as they come into port, then back again as Martin throws fenders over the starboard side and as the boat is docked. See more »

Quotes

Captain Ron: Hey, you wouldn't be trying to cheat Captain Ron there, would you, swab?
Benjamin Harvey: Uh, no sir. Uh, so what happened?
Captain Ron: Ah, nothing. They were just playing hide-the-salami in the shower
Captain Ron: [Ben spits his beer up] Oh, come on, man!
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Soundtracks

CAROLINE
Written by Sylvestor McIntosh
Performed by Blinky & The Roadmasters
Courtesy of Rounder Records
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Hey Swab...go check out this movie.
5 December 2001 | by Reel_entertainmentSee all my reviews

Kurt Russell is one of those actors that can play a variety of roles, & get away with it. Action, drama, & comedy. He must of been thinking of Jack Burton from 'Big Trouble In Little China' & but some of that into this movie. 'Captain Ron' is a great movie! The plot is simple, & so is the movie. That is what make sit so much fun. Yes, most of the movie is translucent, but it works so well. Kurt Russell shines as Capt. Ron Rico, who has been hired by the Harvey family to be the drive their boat from a Carribean Island to Miami, FL. While he bumbles from one scene to the other, Capt. Ron manages to be successful in the end. All of this makes Martin Harvey(Martin Short) furious, while his family loves Capt. Ron. Lots of laughs.


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