Captain Kidd
Captain Kidd (1945)

Charles Laughton plays an 18th-century pirate who takes advantage of the king of England and finds himself wanted by the king's men. This adventure also features Randolph C. Scott, John Carradine, Sheldon Leonard, John Qualen and… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: January 1, 1945
DVD Release Date: May 22, 2001
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Variety Staff

Laughton is capital as the ruthless brigand of the seas, ruling his equally villainous rogues with stern cruelty.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Laughton is good, but the film is a cheap, tepid affair that drove its director to quit movies.

Emanuel Levy

Charles Laughton renders a grandly theatrical performance as the infamous pirate, a role he would spoof in a 1952 comedy.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Sails the high seas on Charles Laughton's sea legs.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Salmons
Charles Laughton is NOT one of my favorite actors. I usually find him dull and boring. The only film he's in that I actually enjoyed was Island of Lost… More
Sarah Prisbylla
Would never watch this again.
jay nixon
With that cast it should have been better. Just sort of chugs along without the sense of derring do required for this kind of adventure. Scott looks ridiculous… More
Alexander Wilson
The acting is fairly good, and there is a lot of it. Don't be suprised not to find too much "high seas adventure" but more trasure and plunder.… More