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235 Ratings


Directed by Roman Polanski
France, Tunisia, 1986
Adventure, Comedy, Family


Capt. Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew to mutiny, takes over the ship, and kidnaps the niece of the governor.

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Pirates Directed by Roman Polanski

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1987 | Nominee: Best Costume Design

César Awards

1987 | 2 wins including: Best Production Design

1987 | Nominee: Most Promising Actor

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