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Yellowbeard (1983)

Rating:PG
Genre:Comedy, Action/Adventure
Release Date:June 24, 1983
Running time:96 minutes
Cast:Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Peter Cook
Director:Mel Damski
Writer:Graham Chapman, Peter Cook

Description: This colorful spoof of pirate movies had all the makings of a classic farce and yet sank straight to Davy Jones' locker at the box-office, for despite it's all-star international cast of famous comedians, and despite the fact that it was largely co-written by Monty Python-veteran Graham Chapman and former Fringie Peter Cook, the darned thing just wasn't funny. The sketches center around the core story of the dread pirate Yellowbeard's quest for a fabulous treasure, the map for which is tattooed on the head of his prissy son, who wants nothing to do with ships and pirate shenanigans. This was the final film of bug-eyed, beloved comedian Marty Feldman, who died of heart-failure before production finished.~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide

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