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  • Joseph Hamilton International Productions
  • Animated Characters: Octopus, Fish.
    Characters (Live Action): Mabel, Frederic, Pirate King, Major General, Ruth, Sergeant/Inspector, Samuel, Dwarf Pirate, Aphrodite, Edith, Kate, Isabel, Chinese Captain, Butler, Servant Boy, McDonald's Customer, Pirates, Sisters, Policemen, Indian Servants.
  • Awards: Nominee, AFI Award, Best Achievement in Costume Design, Aphrodite Kondos, 1982.
    Nominee, AFI Award, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Garry McDonald, 1982.
    Razzie Award, Worst Director (Tied), Ken Annakin, 1983.
    Razzie Award, Worst Musical Score, Kit Hain, 1983.
    Razzie Award, Worst Original Song, Terry Britten, B.A. Robertson and Sue Shifrin, For the Song "Pumpin' And Blowin'," 1983.
    Nominee, Razzie Award, Worst Actor, Christopher Atkins, 1983.
    Nominee, Razzie Award, Worst Actress, Kristy McNichol, 1983.
    Nominee, Razzie Award, Worst Original Song, Terry Britten, B.A. Robertson and Sue Shifrin, For the Song "Happy Endings," 1983.
    Nominee, Razzie Award, Worst Picture, David Joseph, 1983.
    Nominee, Razzie Award, Worst Screenplay, Trevor Farrant, 1983.
    Nominee, Razzie Award, Worst Supporting Actor, Ted Hamilton, 1983
  • Originally Released in 1982.
  • Running Time: 105 minutes.
  • Color
  • Australia  Australia

Cartoon Production Information:

Live-action film with animated sea creatures in the infamous "Pumpin' And Blowin'" sequence.

This film grossed $8 million in the United States.

Release date is for the United States; Australian release date was August 19, 1982.

  • "Happy Ending," Performed by The Peter Cupples Band, Produced by David Hirschfelder, The Peter Cupples Band, Jim Barton, By Courtesy Astor Records.
  • "We Are the Pirates," Performed by Ian Mason, Produced by Ian Mason, By Courtesy Hit City Productions.
  • "Stand Up and Sing," Performed by Kool and the Gang, Produced by Eumir Deodato, By Courtesy Delite Records.

Traditional, Hand-drawn Animation.

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