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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 »

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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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Company Credits

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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

The "Wanderer" is actually a Formosa 51 Ketch. Three separate boats were reported to have been used in filming the movie. See more »

Goofs

After being adrift in a raft, the family lands in Cuba. When Caroline gets out of the raft, the seat of her cut-off jeans is soaked. A few seconds later, her short jeans are dry. See more »

Quotes

Man with Rifle: You stole my wife, but you're not gonna steal my car!
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Connections

References Today (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

ZOMBIES FROM HELL
Written by Daniel Arlie
Performed by T-Ride
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
[plays in the car as Caroline and her boyfriend make out]
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A classic, laid-back comedy
3 January 2004 | by tlarndtSee all my reviews

Kurt Russell is brilliant as Captain Ron, a rascal and part time sea captain adrift in the Caribbean. Many classic lines, and bits of dialogue throughout the film. This is one movie I enjoy watching repeatedly.


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