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The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists. Copyright: Aardman Animations.

The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists

The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists

Aardman claymation film about a gang of pirates and their luxuriantly bearded captain

Gideon Defoe
Hugh Grant, Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant, Jeremy Piven, Salma Hayek, Lenny Henry, Brian Blessed and others
Gideon Defoe
Peter Lord and Jeff Newitt
Julie Lockhart, Peter Lord, David Sproxton, Carla Shelley and Sarah Smith

Animated family adventure set in 1837 that follows the fortunes of a hapless Pirate Captain and his pet parrot Polly, who is determined to beat his buccaneering rivals to win the Pirate of the Year award after his previous attempts ended in failure. But things are all set to change when he meets Charles Darwin who tells him that Polly is not a parrot, but a dodo - the scientific discovery of the age. Thus the pirates travel to London where they have face the wrath of the pirate-hating Queen Victoria.

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