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Cabin Boy

Cabin Boy (1994)

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Critic Reviews: 3
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Former NBC intern and Get a Life creator Chris Elliott stars as the title character, a recent graduate of the exclusive Fancy Lad Academy who unwittingly boards the wrong sea vessel and ends up a whipping post for its gruff, foul-mouthed crew after his predecessor (Andy Richter of The Late Show) falls overboard. Over the course of their adventures, Elliot eventually earns the respect of the crew as he also earns his manhood. This supremely silly film features sight gags and tastelessness galore,

PG-13,

Comedy

Sep 3, 2002

Buena Vista Pictures

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All Critics (29) | Top Critics (6) | Fresh (12) | Rotten (14) | DVD (4)

Weird comedy-fantasy cult classic with language, innuendo.

March 29, 2011 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media

I count myself as one of the movie's dozen or so fans.

March 25, 2011 Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid
Combustible Celluloid

So...when is Get a Life coming out on DVD?

August 4, 2005
All Movie Guide

Strange little comedy that's a lot more intriguing than you might think.

November 26, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A horrible movie with a classic line by David Letterman.

October 15, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

An aquired taste

February 13, 2003
Aisle Seat

Extremely weird, and certainly not for everyone. Yet very, very brilliant in its own strange way.

February 3, 2003 | Comments (2)
New Times

Someone should put a lock on that cabin!

September 17, 2002
Moviehole

Classic goofiness!!! An acquired taste for sure.

August 31, 2002
Supercala.com

It's got a few "so weird it's funny" gags - but mostly it's just really bad.

July 25, 2002
eFilmCritic.com

Audience Reviews for Cabin Boy

A very odd film, not sure if I like it or hate it but I was somehow mesmerized by it bizarreness!
September 25, 2009
SirPant

Super Reviewer

Don't remember much about it.
October 25, 2007
puffchunk
Curtis Lilly

Super Reviewer

Cabin Boy is great! It seemed like a two-minute David Letterman skit stretched into a full-length motion picture, with Chris Elliot playing the perfect Cabin Boy. Silly cartoonish script, but I liked a lot of the dumb humour and adventures on the salty sailing ship. There were great fantasy creatures, including a mermaid, the snowman and the giant businesman; and even a mer-man! My favorite scene was when they set him out on his own raft to starve. A fun voyage indeed.
June 12, 2007
YosemiteSamFan

Super Reviewer

Worth seeing for David Letterman and Andy Richter. Otherwise... it's just kind of weird.
January 6, 2007
nuheart
Steve B.

Super Reviewer

    1. Kenny: These pipes are clean!
    – Submitted by Caitlind P (19 months ago)
    1. Kenny: [very, high voice ] Somebody's daddy's missing a leg!
    – Submitted by Caitlind P (19 months ago)
    1. Nathanial Mayweather: These pipes are cleaned!
    – Submitted by Jon D (2 years ago)
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