Popeye (1980)

PG   |    |  Adventure, Comedy, Family

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The adventures of the famous sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven.




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23 April 2007 | Petey-10
He's Popeye the Sailor Man.He's Popeye the Sailor Man.This is the story of Popeye, the pipe smoking sailor who gets his strength from the spinach and talks funny.In this movie with real people in it our hero arrives in the seaside town Sweet Haven looking for his father.There he meets all these characters including the hamburger loving Wimpy, a mean pirate Bluto and the sweet Olive Oyl, who becomes the love of his life.The late great Robert Altman is behind Popeye from 1980.The movie captures the spirit of the comic very well.The comic was created by Elzie Crisler Segar in 1929.Robin Williams is a fantastic impersonator of Popeye.And then there's the legendary Ray Walston as Poopdeck Pappy.Shelley Duvall is wonderful as Olive Oyl.Paul L. Smith's brilliant as Bluto and so is Paul Dooley as Wimpy.There are also people like Linda Hunt (Mrs.Oxheart), Dennis Franz (Spike) and Robert Altman's grandson Wesley Ivan Hurt is Swee'pea.Popeye is filled with great musical numbers.This movie is a joyful ride into the world of Popeye.

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Release Date:

12 December 1980



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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,310,520 14 December 1980

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