The Crimson Pirate (1952)
Average Rating: 7.8/10
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Release Date: Sep 27, 1952 Limited
Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 2,855
Half affectionate parody and half enthusiastic tribute to the swashbuckling pirate epics of the 1930's and 40's, The Crimson Pirate stars Burt Lancaster as Captain Vallo, the smiling leader of a pack of unscrupulous pirates. While on the high seas, Vallo and his men spy a well-stocked merchant ship, and waste no time in relieving it of its contents. One of the passengers on the cargo vessel, Baron Gruda (Leslie E. Bradley), informs Vallo that a political revolt is shaking a island nation in the
Sep 27, 1952 Limited
Jul 1, 2003
Warner Bros. Pictures
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Light-hearted pirate spoof, with brilliant color and unusual science fiction elements.
Schlocky but fun.
...it works both as a movie parody and as a rollicking good adventure at the same time.
Terrific self-spoofing swashbuckler. Hard to beat
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