The Pirate Movie
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An introverted girl who yearns for popularity (Kristy McNichol) attends a pirate festival in her seaside community, featuring a swordplay demo led by a curly haired hunk (Christopher Atkins). After selecting Mabel (McNichol) to participate in the act, the instructor invites her aboard his boat for a real ride on the high seas -- at which point a gaggle of her catty acquaintances latches on for the trip. Sent to get hamburgers for the outing, Mabel is "accidentally" left behind when one of her "friends" pulls the anchor prematurely. Determined not only to fit in, but to… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 9%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"lurches from almost-unwatchable to so-awful-it's-fascinating. Next to this, even such notorious '80s epics as 'Grease 2' and 'Xanadu' look like high-class affairs."
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Atkins and McNichol are cute and engaging, but that's hardly enough to allow the viewer to overlook the various atrocities on display."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Christopher Atkins is in it. I rest my case."
‑ David Cornelius,
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