The Pirates! Band of Misfits Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 5807

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 43

Theatrical Release Date: 04/27/2012

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 08/28/2012

Language: English

Genre: Animation, Adventure

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt

Actors: Martin Freeman, David Tennant, Salma Hayek, Hugh Grant, Jeremy Piven, Brendan Gleeson

Plot: The Pirate Captain sets out on a quest to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the coveted "Pirate of the Year" award. His crew is along for the ride from the tropical Blood Island to the foggy streets of London. -- Chris Kavan

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/25/2019

Wacky fun is what Aardman does best, and "The Pirates" is full of it.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/09/2014

I thought captain jack sparrow was going to be in this. This film is was good but the 3-D in this film sucked ass, I mean I had to take my 3-D glass off because it was hurting my eyes.

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FSUNoles27TS - wrote on 12/07/2012

My kid absolutely loved this movie. I found it unbearable in the east and to be ill-contrived and unimaginative.

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Aardman's Best Yet

JLFM - wrote on 05/18/2012

I've never quite enjoyed Aardman's work as much as critics. At least, not their full-length films. That's not to say I haven't liked them; I've liked them, but I certainly haven't loved them. Pirates: Band Of Misfits is different, though. This movie, I did love.

None of the primary pirates are given names; their descriptions in the credits are "The Pirate With The Scarf," "The Pirate With Gout," etc., which makes this plot description a little difficult to write.

The protagonist, Pirate Captain (no really, that's his name) is determined to win the pirate of the year contest. The problem; he's not a very good pirate. And with his competition being so strong, it appears the odds are against him. At least, that's what he thinks. It turns out, his trusty, rotund parrot is a …

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