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Cabin Boy (1994)

A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.

Director:

Adam Resnick

Writers:

Chris Elliott (story), Adam Resnick (story) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Elliott ... Nathanial Mayweather
Ritch Brinkley ... Captain Greybar
James Gammon ... Paps
Brian Doyle-Murray ... Skunk (as Brian-Doyle Murray)
Brion James ... Big Teddy
Melora Walters ... Trina
I.M. Hobson I.M. Hobson ... Headmaster Timmons
Alex Nevil ... Thomas
David H. Sterry David H. Sterry ... Lance (as David Sterry)
Bob Elliott ... William Mayweather
Edward Flotard Edward Flotard ... Limo Driver
Jim Cummings ... Cupcake (voice)
David Letterman ... Old Salt In Fishing Village (as Earl Hofert)
Ann Magnuson ... Calli
Russ Tamblyn ... Chocki
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Storyline

Snobby school boy goes left and mistakes the "Filthy Whore" for his millionaire dad's yacht. He joins four filthy fishermen for hijinx on the high seas. Written by Cary Pincus <pincus@aracor.com>

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Taglines:

He's Setting Sail On The High Seas... Without A Rudder, A Compass, Or A Clue!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A hajó hülyéje See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,513,507, 9 January 1994, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,662,459
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is Jim Cummings's third voice over role in a Live action movie after The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987) and Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). His next three were Babe: Pig in the City (1998) Small Soldiers (1998) and Christopher Robin (2018). See more »

Goofs

After fishing Trina out of the water and having his initial dialogue exchange with her, Nathanial summons the rest of the crew to meet her. Shortly after doing so, he refers to Trina by name despite Trina not having introduced herself to him in the previous scene. See more »

Quotes

Old Salt in Fishing Village: Would you like to buy a monkey?
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Connections

Featured in The Chronicles of Cabin Boy (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

THE ALLEY CAT SONG
Written by Bent Fabricius-Bjerre (as Frank Bjorn)
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The Odyssey for Stoners
23 January 1999 | by groganSee all my reviews

Fuse literary themes like Candide and the Odyssey with Chris Elliott's relentless style of moronic comedy and you have a movie people will either love or hate. A wicked cast and classic special effects make up for a somewhat lethargic pace in action, but the booty of comedy in this movie make up for the long nights at sea. Watch it, own it, love it. I do.


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