Captain Ron (1992)

Captain Ron (1992)




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After he inherits a yacht, Chicago businessman Martin totes his family to the Caribbean to claim it. Not having any skill at boating, he hires long-haired, one-eyed low-life Captain Ron, to pilot the heap to Miami. During the journey, the somewhat inept sailor frequently loses his way while becoming a hit with everyone in the family--except Martin. This comedy features Martin Short, Kurt Russell, Mary Kay Place, with Benjamin Salisbury and Meadow Sisto as the two children.
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Kurt Russell
as Captain Ron
Martin Short
as Martin Harvey
Mary Kay Place
as Katherine Harvey
Meadow Sisto
as Caroline Harvey
Benjamin Salisbury
as Benjamin Harvey
Emmanuel Sunshine Logrono
as General Armando
Jorge Luis Ramos
as Translator
J.A. Preston
as Magistrate
Tanya Soler
as Angeline
Raul Estela
as Roscoe
Dan Butler
as Zachery
Paul Anka
as Donaldson
Shanti Kahn
as Patti
Katherine Franco
as Sneezing Woman
Clement Talkington
as Bicycle Messenger
Craig Rondell
as Fiance
Marty Eli Schwartz
as Supervisor
Diego de la Texera
as Man with Rifle
Roselyn Sanchez
as Island Girl
Janine Okada
as Wong's Waitress
Eliseo Lopez
as Old Man
Gustavo Cerezo
as Handsome Guerrilla
Jose Ciro
as Guerrilla
Jose Angel Ortiz
as Guerrilla
Ralph Arrieta
as Dutch Dude
James Dudley
as Dutch Dude
David Canal
as Pirate
Edwin Delgado
as Pirate
Gil Baldiris
as Pirates
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Critic Reviews for Captain Ron

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (2)

The scenery is pretty but the movie never makes one wish to be in it.

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

If we lived in a just universe, Captain Ron, a farce filmed in and around the Devil's Triangle, would simply have vanished into another dimension.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Washington Post
Top Critic

Director Eberhardt does nothing to elevate this from being anything other than a boring TV movie, and I'm sure if Kurt Russell wasn't in it, that's exactly where it would have premiered.

Full Review… | May 21, 2012
Sin Magazine

Forced Kurt Russell, Marty Short comedy.

January 4, 2005
Kansas City Kansan

Kurt Russell is the only thing that makes this movie tolerable - and just barely at that.

May 25, 2004

As bad as it sounds.

October 15, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for Captain Ron


Very silly and occasionally funny, Captain Ron is not a recommendable movie but is, at the same time, an unforgettable cult comedy. Who is fan of Martin Short, like I'm, is good to know this rare dumb picture.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

A completely corny attempt at a comedy. While Kurt Russell is undeniably funny, that is literally the only thing this film has going for it. The plot is horrible and the acting from everyone else is terrible. It's almost just sad at how cheap and throw away this movie is.

Conner Rainwater
Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

this movie was entertaining enough to get through but it was incredibly silly. ok watch.

danny d
danny d

Super Reviewer

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