Will and Sonny go to Bayou la Batre, Alabama to visit Jack, a shrimper buddy of Sonny's. But Jack isn't shrimping; he thinks he has found a sunken ship (from 1864) in Mobile Bay with a $1,000,000 fleet payroll on it.
Did You Know?
According to the City Clerk's office, the boat named "City of Bayou la Batre" in their office parking lot (shown in the opening and closing scenes) was destroyed in September 1979 by Hurricane Frederic. See more
At the end Will and Sonny are driving past a church leaving the town of Bayou La Batre but they are in fact entering the small town. See more