The Pirates! Band of Misfits -

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Hugh Grant, starring in his first animated role, is 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!

Movie information

Release Date (USA): 2012-04-27
Rating (USA): NA
Release Date (UK): 2012-03-28
Rating (UK) : NA
Director: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt
Producer: Julie Lockhart, Peter Lord, David Sproxton
Studio: Aardman Animations
Writer/s: Gideon Defoe (book), Gideon Defoe (screenplay)

Cast

Hugh Grant Pirate Captain (voice)
Martin Freeman
David Tennant
Brendan Gleeson
Imelda Staunton
Jeremy Piven
Salma Hayek
Brian Blessed
Russell Tovey
Ashley Jensen

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