Even in the 80′s, Pirates Rocked

Posted on October 19th, 2010 in Movies / TV

This is from the beginning of The Pirate Movie, a film that had many moments of awkwardness, and a very few moments of shining brilliance. This clip is one of the latter, so enjoy and be glad it’s not a ruby codpiece.

Seriously, you’ve just seen the best part of the movie. I’d say don’t bother with the rest, but then you’d miss the lightsaber battle.

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Written by Bilge

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  1. Arr..’tis campy fun!
    And- fer those that wonder, the opening scene visuals are from the Tyrone Power movie The Black Swan- one o’ the finest pirate movies made!

    gunpowder gertie

    22 Nov 10 at 5:06 pm

  2. I thought it was one of the best movies! Watched it at least a dozen times on cable back in the 80s. Liked it so much in fact that I recorded the audio with a cassette recorder so I could listen to it. Even went and mowed lawns to get the money to buy the soundtrack (had to pay a neighbor to drive me to the mall to get it, too).

    Pistol O'Cannon

    28 Feb 11 at 10:32 pm

  3. I love this movie…based on Gilbert and Sullivan Pirates of Penzance which I also love.

    Rikki Ryonheart

    16 Dec 11 at 7:12 pm

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