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Magic Island (1995)

A bored teenager receives a pirate adventure book from his nanny-housekeeper and is sucked into the magic story book after reading it.

Director:

Sam Irvin

Writers:

Neil Ruttenberg (screenplay by), Brent V. Friedman (screenplay by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Zachery Ty Bryan ... Jack Carlisle
Andrew Divoff ... Blackbeard
Edward Kerr ... Prince Morgan
Lee Armstrong Lee Armstrong ... Gwyn
French Stewart ... Mr. Sapperstein
Jessie-Ann Friend Jessie-Ann Friend ... Lily
Oscar Dillon ... Dumas
Abraham Benrubi ... Duckbone
Sean O'Kane ... Jolly Bob
Schae Harrison ... Mrs. Carlisle
Ja'net DuBois ... Lucretia
Terry Sweeney ... Funny Face (voice)
Martine Beswick ... Lady Face (voice) (as Martine Beswicke)
Isaac Hayes ... Mad Face (voice)
Sam Irvin ... Carbassas
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Storyline

Jack Carlisle is a disillusioned 13-year old boy. His mother is always away at work since his father left. He decides to run away, as his mom won't miss him. As he is ready to leave, his nanny, convinces him to read this 'magic book'. The book is about a pirate adventure on Magic Island. As Jack reads the book, he is sucked into the world and goes on numerous adventures with Prince Morgan, while fleeing the evil Blackbeard the Pirate. He is even saved by Lily, a beautiful mermaid, whom he falls in love with. Written by Neil Bradley <riplord@aol.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Magic Island See more »

Filming Locations:

Guerrero, Mexico See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (RGB)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

After Lily saves Jack, they sit on the rocks and talk, and the position of Jack's wet hair keeps changing in every shot. See more »

Quotes

Supperstein: [Jack's stereo plays loud music] What be that noise, captain?
Blackbeard: What?
Supperstein: I said, "What BE that noise?"
Blackbeard: What?
Supperstein: [music stops] I said, "WHAT BE THAT INFERNAL RACKET?
Blackbeard: IT BE YOU HOLLERIN' IN ME EAR!
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Connections

Referenced in Relic Hunter: Fertile Ground (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Resurrection
(Instrumental)
Performed by Quiet Riot
Produced by Kevin DuBrow and Ricky DeLena
Written by Carlos Cavazo
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stupid kid's movie
8 July 1999 | by Pacific-2See all my reviews

Not really much I can say. I laughed a lot, but not the way I was meant to. I almost died when the mermaid saved Jack


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