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Captain Jack (1999)

| Drama | 28 May 1999 (UK)
An eccentric seaman puts together an equally eccentric crew with the idea of sailing from northern England to the Artic along the path of Captain Scoresby, a 1791 sea captain.

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Robert Young

Writers:

Nick Davies (suggested by an original article by), Jack Rosenthal
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Credited cast:
Bob Hoskins ... Jack Armistead
Sadie Frost ... Tessa
Gemma Jones ... Eunice Pickles
Anna Massey ... Phoebe
Peter McDonald ... Andy Watts
David Troughton ... Emmett
Maureen Lipman ... Barbara Bostock
Patrick Malahide ... Mr. Lancing
Michele Dotrice ... Deirdre
Trevor Bannister ... Holiday-maker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Addie ... Helicopter Pilot
Jeremy Beckman Jeremy Beckman ... Harbour Assistant
Stephen Breaks Stephen Breaks ... 2nd Reporter
Paul Butterworth ... Holiday-maker
Tim Chipping ... 1st Operator
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A sea captain with a vessel not deemed sea worthy by the ship inspectors assembles a motley crew to sail along the path of Captain Scoresby, a sea captain who sailed from Whitby in northern England to the Arctic in 1791. His crew includes bickering sisters, an Australian hitchhiker who is hiding from his girl friends, and the seaman's confidante who runs a local trailer park. Putting the ship to sea, the group is pursued by the authorities. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Written by Carmen Daye, Robert Young, Stephen Baker
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nice fairytale
26 April 2019 | by sandcrab277See all my reviews

No skipper operating a vessel that far north without survival suits for the crew should be keel hauled ... while i thoroughly enjoyed this film, it was a far cry from reality ...


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Language:

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Release Date:

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GBP3,500,000 (estimated)
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