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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 »

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Bicycle Messenger (as Clement Talkington)
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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

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

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

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18 September 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Captain Ron - Kreuzfahrt ins Glück  »

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$24,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$22,518,097
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Trivia

When Kurt Russell was cast, John Carpenter was nearly called in to direct. Carpenter admits that he would have said yes, but mostly for the excuse to shoot in the Caribbean. See more »

Goofs

In Miami, Martin says (in voice over) that Captain Ron hadn't been in the US for more than seven years (something about a statute of limitations) but in another scene Ron said he'd been to Dollywood. At the time this movie came out (1992), Dollywood had only existed for six years. Prior to 1986, the park was named "Silver Dollar City". See more »

Quotes

Benjamin Harvey: What about your other eye?
Captain Ron: Glass, swab.
Benjamin Harvey: Too cool!
Captain Ron: Yeah. I won it in a crap game a few years back.
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Connections

Referenced in Psych: Shawn (and Gus) of the Dead (2008) See more »

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CAN'T GET BACK
Written by Dennis Hill and Andre Bonter
Performed by The Poorboys
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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Light hearted comedy about a family trying to control their life on a sailboat.
6 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

This is wonderful movie, one of my favorite movies of all time! A family inherits a sailboat and decides to flee the urban rat race. They don't realize that they will have to over come many hurdles, including aspects of them selves, Capt. Ron, the boat and the environment.

The daughter plays a teenager that is simultaneously apathetic and nearly out of control. The son is a kid who hasn't taken an interest in life until now. The father assumes that Capt. Ron can't know anything while the family begins to believe that it's the father who doesn't know anything.

This movie was one of the triggers to me moving to a tropical island to live, oh and to buy a boat.


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