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Captain Ron (1992)

A Chicagoan inherits an old yacht. He, his wife, daughter and son fly to a Caribbean island and hire a dubious Captain Ron to sail them on an adventure to Miami.

Director:

Thom Eberhardt

Writers:

John Dwyer (story), John Dwyer (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kurt Russell ... Captain Ron
Martin Short ... Martin Harvey
Mary Kay Place ... Katherine Harvey
Benjamin Salisbury ... Benjamin Harvey
Meadow Sisto Meadow Sisto ... Caroline Harvey
Sunshine Logroño ... General Armando (as Emannuel Logrono)
Jorge Luis Ramos Jorge Luis Ramos ... General's Translator
J.A. Preston ... Magistrate
Tanya Soler Tanya Soler ... Angeline
Raúl Estela Raúl Estela ... Roscoe
Jainardo Batista Jainardo Batista ... Mamba
Dan Butler ... Bill Zachery
Tom McGowan ... Bill
Katherine Franco Katherine Franco ... Sneezing Woman
C.M. Talkington C.M. Talkington ... Bicycle Messenger (as Clement Talkington)
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Storyline

A family in Chicago inherits the yacht formerly owned by Clark Gable. They decide to sail it from the island of Ste. Pomme de Terre to Miami, and they sail with the assistance of Captain Ron and their lives will never be the same again. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Martin just wanted a nice, quiet family vacation. Instead, he got...

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for elements of sensuality, and for some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Captain Ron - Kreuzfahrt ins Glück See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,893,112, 20 September 1992

Gross USA:

$22,518,097

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,518,097
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of three movies that Kurt Russell has a patched eye, two of which are Escape from New York (1981), and Escape from L.A. (1996), in which he played Snake Plissken. See more »

Goofs

When Martin is in the elevator at the beginning of the movie he is disgusted as a lady sneezes in his cup of coffee which he bought in the lobby. When he gets out of the elevator, it is clear that the cup is not only empty, but unused. See more »

Quotes

Katherine Harvey: What are we going to do?
Martin Harvey: What can we do? Look around you. The sun is almost up. We are marooned in an unfriendly country. We have no luggage, no money, no passports and worse still... no reason or explination for even being here!
Katherine Harvey: But we have our boat.
Martin Harvey: No dear. If you'll look again, you'll notice that the pirates have our boat.
Caroline Harvey: Now, wait a minute. That's our boat. We should do something.
Martin Harvey: What are you saying?
Katherine Harvey: I think she's saying that if the pirates have our boat, we should take it back from them...
[...]
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Soundtracks

CAROLINE
Written by Sylvestor McIntosh
Performed by Blinky & The Roadmasters
Courtesy of Rounder Records
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Don't worry Boss, it'll get outta our way...
29 December 1998 | by INDIANA-4See all my reviews

This is one of my favorites. So much so I ran out and purchased it. I'm puzzled as to why this movie was not rated higher, it is at least on a parr with DAVE, NINE MONTHS, GROUNDHOG DAY and THE BIG LEBOWSKI. I liked all those movies and CAPTAIN RON is just as good. Kurt Russell's performance is hilarious and keeps you on the edge of your seat wondering what he will do next. I would never have seen this movie based on the score it was given, lucky for me I saw the movie first. Terrific, hilarious and enjoyable entertainment. Don't miss this one.


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