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Blackbeard: Terror at Sea (2006)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Purefoy ... Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach
Tyler Butterworth
Mark Noble ... Israel Hands
Jack Galloway Jack Galloway ... Captain Charles Vane
James Hillier ... Gibbons
Jimmy Akingbola ... Black Caesar
Antonia Campbell-Hughes ... Louis Arrot (as Antonia Campbell Hughes)
Robert Ricards Robert Ricards ... Howard
James Marchant James Marchant ... Philip Morton
Simon Kunz ... Governor Spotswood
Rupert Wickham Rupert Wickham ... Captain Brand
Roger Barclay ... Lieutenant Maynard
Peter Pacey ... Governor Eden
Michael Müller ... Edward Moseley (as Michael Mueller)
Brendan Hooper Brendan Hooper ... Tobias Knight
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Germany | France | UK

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English

Release Date:

12 March 2006 (USA) See more »

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Blackbeard: Terror at Sea See more »

Filming Locations:

Malta

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Dangerous Films See more »
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Color

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1.78 : 1
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The name of the narrator character, Israel Hands, is the name of a pirate in Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island". See more »

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All though several time it is referred to as Charleston, the South Carolina city did not gain its' current name until 1783. At the time, it was called "Charles Town"; sometimes spelled "Charles Towne". See more »

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Exciting if a little clunky
12 March 2006 | by tnhelliottSee all my reviews

When the show started I have to say that it wasn't at all what I expected it to be. I thought there would be documentary and explanation, however it was produced in story form. After I got over the initial shock of changed expectation, the film was quite good. I felt the narrative was a little clunky and jilted, however, the action was exciting and the acting was superb. The Art direction for the film was well researched and the special effects were very believable. It was refreshing to see the beauty and majesty of the ships at sail balanced with the hardship and disease. After the romanticism of Pirates of the Caribean, the reality of this film was nice. I would have liked to have more back story of the men and the reasons for their piracy than was given, but over all I will say that I enjoyed this program.


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