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The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists
  • 3 stars
  • 2012
  • UK/US
  • 88 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Peter Lord/Jeff Newitt
  • Cast: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant
  • UK release: 28 March 2012
  • Website: thepirates-movie.com

An inept pirate captain (Grant) attempts to win Pirate of the Year competition with the help of a young Charles Darwin (Tennant). Aardman's humour sometimes seems dated but Grant is pleasing, the visuals are enchanting, Staunton's Queen Victoria is a riot and there's much for the whole family to treasure.

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Filmhouse, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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Sun 28 Sep

Preceded by free craft event Pirates Arts and Crafts at 9.30am.

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