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In 1717, Royal Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard is sent to the West Indies on a secret mission to destroy notorious pirate ship The Queen Anne's Revenge and its crew.
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Series cast summary:
Angus Macfadyen ...  Blackbeard 3 episodes, 2006
Mark Umbers ...  Lt. Robert Maynard 3 episodes, 2006
Richard Chamberlain ...  Gov. Charles Eden 3 episodes, 2006
Jessica Chastain ...  Charlotte Ormand 3 episodes, 2006
Stacy Keach ...  Capt. Benjamin Hornigold 3 episodes, 2006
Rachel Ward ...  Sally Dunbar 3 episodes, 2006
Anthony Green ...  Israel Hands 3 episodes, 2006
Danny Midwinter Danny Midwinter ...  Elias Ransom 3 episodes, 2006
Bill Fellows ...  Dr. Peter Bruce 3 episodes, 2006
Jasper Britton Jasper Britton ...  William Howard 3 episodes, 2006
Jake Curran ...  Joseph Prescott 3 episodes, 2006
Robert Willox Robert Willox ...  Snake Leavitt 3 episodes, 2006
Patrick Regis ...  Thatch 3 episodes, 2006
Alan Shearman ...  Enoch Sanborn 3 episodes, 2006
Niko Nicotera ...  Moses Hobbs 3 episodes, 2006
Christopher Clyde-Green Christopher Clyde-Green ...  Caesar 3 episodes, 2006
Dom Hetrakul Dom Hetrakul ...  Seng 3 episodes, 2006
Nicholas Farrell ...  Tobias Knight 3 episodes, 2006
Nigel Terry ...  Calico Billy 3 episodes, 2006
Steven Elder ...  Lt. Jack Spector 3 episodes, 2006
Wendy Mae Brown Wendy Mae Brown ...  Lulu 3 episodes, 2006
Paul Brightwell Paul Brightwell ...  Capt. Ellis Brand 3 episodes, 2006
Andrew Smith Andrew Smith ...  Benjamin Dow 3 episodes, 2006
Stuart Lounton Stuart Lounton ...  Cordingly 3 episodes, 2006
Ken Forge Ken Forge ...  Phillips 3 episodes, 2006
Marion Valtas Marion Valtas ...  Maddy 3 episodes, 2006
Greg Jorgensen Greg Jorgensen ...  Panhandler 3 episodes, 2006
Jonathan Samson Jonathan Samson ...  Woodward 3 episodes, 2006
David Winters ...  Silas Bridges 3 episodes, 2006
James Moody James Moody ...  Two-Face Askin 3 episodes, 2006
David Ismalone David Ismalone ...  Capt. Jean D'Ocier 3 episodes, 2006
Jake Anthony Jake Anthony ...  Minister 3 episodes, 2006
Clement von Franckenstein ...  Adm. Joseph Pennington 3 episodes, 2006
Greg Stefaniuk Greg Stefaniuk ...  Merchant Captain 3 episodes, 2006
Shaun Delaney Shaun Delaney ...  John Noble 3 episodes, 2006
James David McClurg James David McClurg ...  Shiny - The Pirate 3 episodes, 2006
Keith Lounton Keith Lounton ...  Carlton 3 episodes, 2006
Johann Bento Johann Bento ...  French First Mate 3 episodes, 2006
Thomas Kollon Thomas Kollon ...  Big John 3 episodes, 2006
Emma Passos Emma Passos ...  Mother 3 episodes, 2006
Love Nystrom Love Nystrom ...  Capt. William Kidd 3 episodes, 2006
Damian Mavis ...  Robber #1 3 episodes, 2006
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In the Golden Age of Piracy, at the dawn of the 18th century, Blackbeard stood out among the lawless rogues as the most fearsome and notorious seafarer of them all. He killed for the reputation, and his reputation has become legend. Now, for the first time, comes the true story of pirate Edward Teach, the man who terrorized the seas. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Pirate, rogue... adventurer.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blackbeard See more »

Filming Locations:

Seattle, Washington, USA See more »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(DVD) | (2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The town of New Providence is in the Bahamas Islands. See more »

Goofs

In an early scene, Blackbeard and his crew threaten to attack a French vessel. The flag the vessel is flying is the current French flag, which wasn't adopted in France until 1790. Blackbeard died in 1718. If the French vessel were a royal vessel, it would have flown a plain white standard. If it were a French merchant the flag would be royal blue with a white cross centered and the French fleur-de-lis centered. See more »

Quotes

Blackbeard: [to Lt. Maynard who's just been flogged] The sting will go away in a few days. The scabs will take a few weeks.
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Referenced in Yo-Ho-Ho and Shooting a Gun (2006) See more »

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Good period piece but a little slow paced.
20 June 2006 | by joe-whalenSee all my reviews

The movie is set in the early part of the 18th century. However, when they site a French ship early in the story, it is flying the blue, white, and red flag of modern France which did not come into existence until the French Revolution some 75 years later.

It would also help if there was more character development. For example, other than duty, it is not clear what is motivating the hero to undertake the mission which serves as the basis upon which the story is built.

The settings, which I understand were built in Thailand, are also well constructed and believable as being in the Bahama Islands almost 300 years ago and provide good backgrounds for the scenes.


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