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The pirates! : band of misfits / Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation present an Aardman production ; produced by Peter Lord ... [and others] ; directed by Peter Lord ; screenplay by Gideon Defoe.

Lord, Peter, 1953- (Added Author). Defoe, Gideon. (Added Author). Grant, Hugh. (Added Author). Hayek, Salma, 1966- (Added Author). Piven, Jeremy. (Added Author). Staunton, Imelda, 1956- (Added Author). Tennant, David, 1971- (Added Author). Freeman, Martin, 1971- (Added Author). Shapiro, Theodore, 1971- (Added Author). Defoe, Gideon. Pirates! in an adventure with scientists. (Added Author). Columbia Pictures. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Animation (Firm) (Added Author). Aardman Animations (Firm) (Added Author). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • 74 of 82 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 digital videodisc (approximately 88 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features include: So you want to be a pirate! short film ; Mr. Bobo's flash card game ; commentary with director Peter Lord, co-director Jeff Newitt and editor Justin Krish ; printable activity pages.
Based upon the book "The pirates! in an adventure with scientists" by Gideon Defoe.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Co-director, Jeff Newitt ; music, Theodore Shapiro ; editor, Justin Krish.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant, Martin Freeman.
Summary, etc.:
After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot,' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG ; for mild action, rude humor and some language.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, widescreen.
Language Note:
Languages and subtitles: English, French or Spanish.
Some copies have closed captioning for the hearing impaired.
Some copies may be audio enhanced for the visually impaired.
Subject: Pirates > Drama.
Awards > Drama.
Parrots > Drama.
Genre: Animated films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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