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After escaping an evil carnival, Guybrush encounters both his true love Elaine and his arch-enemy LeChuck. After defeating LeChuck Guybrush proposes marriage to Elaine, mistakenly using a cursed diamond ring, turning her into solid gold.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic Armato Dominic Armato ... Guybrush Threepwood (voice)
Alexandra Boyd ... Gov. Elaine Marley / Son Pirate (voice)
Earl Boen ... LeChuck (voice)
Denny Delk Denny Delk ... Murray / Skully / Father Pirate (voice)
Neil Ross ... Wally (voice)
Alan Young ... Haggis McMutton (voice)
Michael Sorich ... Edward Van Helgen / Charles DeGoulash the Ghost Groom (voice)
Gregg Berger ... Cutthroat Bill (voice)
Gary Coleman ... Kenny Falmouth (voice)
Joe Nipote ... Wharf Rat (voice)
Kathleen Freeman ... Madame Xima (voice)
Dave Madden ... Dinghy Dog (voice)
Terence McGovern ... Capt. Blondebeard / Cruff (voice)
Tom Kane ... Capt. Rottingham / The Flying Welshman (voice)
Harvey Jason ... Cabana Boy / La Foot (voice)
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Storyline

Third Computer Adventure based on LucasArts famous comedy "Monkey Island" series. After escaping from the voodoo Amusement Park, very young pirate Guybrush Threepwood meets with both his true love, Governor Elaine Marley and his arch-enemy, the zombie pirate LeChuck. Defeating LeChuck (again) Guybrush asks Elaine to marry him but Guybrush uses a cursed diamond ring from LeChuck's treasure, turning the furious Elaine into pure gold. Guybrush must set out to settle an old legacy, meet some old/new friends as well as trying to reverse the curse. However, LeChuck, still obsessed with marrying Elaine managed to reincarnate himself and has big plans for both Elaine and for Guybrush... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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The only pirate adventure that asks the question: What's sharper, your sword or your wit?


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Official Sites:

Lucasfilm Ltd.

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Monkey Island 3 See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The clock tower in Puerto Pollo is in sync with the PC clock. Whenever a full hour is reached, the clock tower's bell chimes. See more »

Goofs

When Guybrush meets the guy sunbathing at the Brimstone Beach Club - and tricks him into thinking he's sun-burnt - Guybrush says 'Palido, you're burning!' However, even if you have not previously found out Palido's identity from Slappy Cromwell or from engaging Palido in conversation, Guybrush will still call him by name. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Guybrush Threepwood: [voiceover] Captain's log: Guybrush Threepwood. Lost at sea for days now. I have no crew or navigational instruments. No provisions except a half-eaten corn-dog and, unless I find water soon, I'm surely done for. Only the hope of finding my love, Elaine, keeps me going.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there is a little scene between a father and a son in "Big Whoop" amusement park, where the father tells the rumor about the builder of the park buried somewhere in the tunnels under the park. See more »

Alternate Versions

Non-English language versions leave out the "A Pirate I Was Meant To Be" song section, as it relies strongly on rhyming of English words. See more »

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Spoofs Old Yeller (1957) See more »

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The best Monkey Island. Hands down!
23 March 2001 | by jaspervanzylSee all my reviews

The 3rd installment in the brilliant Monkey Island series is undoubtably the best. Guybrush Threepwood is back with his usual antics, only this time it's in sound!

The graphics is of huge improvement in this game. It's kind of Disney-type drawings rounded off by a stunning background. The voicing is excellent and becomes incredibly funny towards the late beginning of the game. Murray, the talking skull is classic, and Denny Delk does a smashing job as the poor fella.

The game has a great plot and very loveable characters, and although you miss Ron Gilbert's fantastic directing, the new crew does what Gilbert did about just about as good as the big man. Overall, Monkey Island 3 is without a doubt the best installment in the briliant computer game series.


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