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The Pirates - Band of Misfits

They may be a band of misfits, but that isn't stopping the Pirate Captain (voice of Hugh Grant) for trying out for the "Pirate of the Year"award. Unfortunately, he's got some serious competition. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 88
Theater Release: 27 Apr 2012
Video Release: 28 Aug 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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The Pirates - Band of Misfits is rated PG: for mild action, rude humor and some language.

Director: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt
Cast: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven
Studio: 2012 Columbia / Sony / Aardman
Website: Official site for The Pirates - Band of Misfits.

Detailed Review

Pirates, albeit clumsy amateurish ones, are the heroes in Aardman Animation’s film The Pirates! Band of Misfits. Like so many new recruits who find themselves at the bottom of the… 
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Why Is The Pirates - Band of Misfits Rated PG?

Violence: Frequent fistfights break out. Characters are also stabbed, beaten, punched, threatened and hit… 
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Talk It Over

Although this film romanticizes pirates, what are the realities of life on the ocean?… 
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