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The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008)

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Three lazy misfits - very timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt) and no self-confident George (Pa Grape) - dream of the day of putting on a show about pirates. With ... See full summary »

Director:

Mike Nawrocki

Writers:

Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki (additional screenplay material)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Phil Vischer Phil Vischer ... George / Sedgewick / Willory / Sir Frederick / Mr. Hibbing / Bob the Tomato / Pirate Spy / Pirate Phillipe Pea (voice)
Mike Nawrocki ... Elliot / Pirate Jean Claude Pea / Theater Foe / Pirate Spy Sidekick / Pirate with Dummy / Rock Monster Father (voice)
Cam Clarke ... Robert the Terrible / The King (voice)
Laura Gerow Laura Gerow ... Eloise (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Alexander (voice)
Alan Lee Alan Lee ... Blind Man / One-Eyed Louie (voice)
Cydney Trent Cydney Trent ... Bernadette (voice)
Keri Pagetta ... Ellen (voice) (as Keri Pisapia)
Megan Murphy Megan Murphy ... Madame Blueberry (voice)
Sondra Morton ... Caroline (voice) (as Sondra Morton Chaffin)
Jim Poole Jim Poole ... Pirate Scooter Carrot (voice)
Tim Hodge ... Jolly Joe / King's Ship Officer / Background Voices (voice)
Drake Lyle Drake Lyle ... George Jr. / Rock Monster Boy (voice)
Ally Nawrocki Ally Nawrocki ... Lucy / Rock Monster Girl (voice)
Patrick Kramer Patrick Kramer ... Collin (voice)
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Storyline

Three lazy misfits - very timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt) and no self-confident George (Pa Grape) - dream of the day of putting on a show about pirates. With their own problems of might not having this dream come true, they soon find themselves traveling back in time into the 17th century and begin a quest to rescue a royal family from an evil tyrant, and learn about being pirates. Written by rocknrollunderdawg

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Official Sites:

Universal [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,251,320, 13 January 2008

Gross USA:

$12,981,269

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,155,091
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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Last veggietales production to be done by Arc Studios. See more »

Quotes

Sedgewick: I don't think that's possible. And that's coming from a guy who just swam 92 nautical miles without arms or legs.
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Crazy Credits

The Killer Cheese Curls cavort around the closing credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Look At Us We're Walking Rocks
Words by Phil Vischer
Music by Mike Nawrocki
© Bob and Larry Publishing (ASCAP)
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Similar to past VeggieTales - yet different
12 January 2008 | by hripka-2See all my reviews

Positives: An above average kid movie, with enough adult references to keep the parents interested. Not as hyperactive a movie like other modern movies aimed at children, a plus. A decent moral message.

Negatives: For those expecting a biblical message, as with other VeggieTale productions, you will be disappointed. There are analogies to biblical themes, but nothing explicit. The idea of the "helpseeker" floating golden ball, a major element in the movie, which is a magical device that helps and guides the main characters throughout, had a sci-fi, mystical aspect to it. The very idea of a "helpseeker" was against the very character of what I had come to expect from past VeggieTales productions.

As a kids movie, I would give it a 7. But for those expecting a VeggieTales biblical message, look elsewhere. My disappointment over the moderation of their message reduces my rating.


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