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The pirates! band of misfits  Cover Image DVD DVD

The pirates! [videorecording] : band of misfits / Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation present an Aardman production ; executive producer, Carla Shelley ; produced by Julie Lockhart, Peter Lord, David Sproxton ; screenplay by Gideon Defoe ; directed by Peter Lord ; co-director, Jeff Newitt.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based upon the book "The pirates! in an adventure with scientists" by Gideon Defoe.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: Commentary with director Peter Lord, co-director Jeff Newitt and editor Justin Krish; "So you want to be a pirate!" short film; Mr. Bobo's flash card challenge; Printable activity pages.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Frank Passingham ; edited by Justin Krish ; music by Theodore Shapiro ; production designer, Norman Garwood ; animation supervisor, Loyd Price ; supervising art director, Matt Perry ; visual effects supervisor, Andrew Morley ; head of story, Rejean Bordages.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hugh Grant, Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant, Jeremy Piven, Salma Hayek, Lenny Henry, Brian Blessed, Anton Yelchin, Brendan Gleeson, Ashley Jensen, Al Roker, Mike Cooper, David Schneider.
Summary, etc.:
After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot,' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for mild action, rude humor and some language.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC ; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English, Spanish or French dialogue with optional subtitles in English, English SDH, French, or Spanish; Optional descriptive audio in English for the visually impaired.
Subject: Pirates > Juvenile films.
Awards > Juvenile films.
Parrots > Juvenile films.
Defoe, Gideon > Film adaptations.
Genre: Feature films.
Feature films > Great Britain.
Feature films > United States.
Fiction films.
Animated films.
Animated films > Great Britain.
Animated films > United States.
Comedy films.
Children's films.
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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