Cabin Boy (1994)

Cabin Boy


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Movie Info

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, … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Adam Resnick
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 3, 2002
Buena Vista Pictures


as Nathaniel Mayweather

as Greybar

as Chocki

as Figurehead

as Big Teddy

as Mulligan

as Headmaster Timmons

as Thomas

as William Mayweather

as Limo Driver

as Cupcake
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Critic Reviews for Cabin Boy

All Critics (29) | Top Critics (6)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Weird comedy-fantasy cult classic with language, innuendo.

Full Review… | March 29, 2011
Common Sense Media

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

Full Review… | March 25, 2011
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

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!

Anthony Lawrie

Super Reviewer

Don't remember much about it.

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.

Lafe Fredbjornson

Super Reviewer

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