The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Movie Details

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

April 27, 2012 | 1h 28m

Genre

Comedy, Adventure, Family

Director

Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt

Cast

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, Peter Lord, Kayvan Novak, David Schaal, Ben Whitehead

Producer

Julie Lockhart, Peter Lord, David Sproxton, Carla Shelley, Sarah Smith, Susan Breen

Writer

Gideon Defoe

Synopsis

In THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS, Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain—a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side (Martin Freeman, Brendan Gleeson, Russell Tovey, and Ashley Jensen), and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy (Jeremy Piven) and Cutlass Liz (Salma Hayek) to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. It's a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way they battle a diabolical queen (Imelda Staunton) and team up with a haplessly smitten young scientist (David Tennant), but never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: adventure!

Awards

  • Peter Lord Nominee for the 2012 Academy Award for Animated Feature Film

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