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Uniform Title Pirates!, band of misfits (Motion picture)
Title The pirates! [videorecording] : band of misfits / Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation present an Aardman production ; executive producer, Carla Shelley ; produced by Julie Lockhart, Peter Lord, David Sproxton ; screenplay by Gideon Defoe ; directed by Peter Lord ; co-director, Jeff Newitt.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, DVDs    J PIR    Available
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based upon the book "The pirates! in an adventure with scientists" by Gideon Defoe.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: Commentary with director Peter Lord, co-director Jeff Newitt and editor Justin Krish; "So you want to be a pirate!" short film; Mr. Bobo's flash card challenge; Printable activity pages.
Credits Director of photography, Frank Passingham ; edited by Justin Krish ; music by Theodore Shapiro ; production designer, Norman Garwood ; animation supervisor, Loyd Price ; supervising art director, Matt Perry ; visual effects supervisor, Andrew Morley ; head of story, Rejean Bordages.
Cast Hugh Grant, Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant, Jeremy Piven, Salma Hayek, Lenny Henry, Brian Blessed, Anton Yelchin, Brendan Gleeson, Ashley Jensen, Al Roker, Mike Cooper, David Schneider.
Summary After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot,' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for mild action, rude humor and some language.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC ; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English, Spanish or French dialogue with optional subtitles in English, English SDH, French, or Spanish; Optional descriptive audio in English for the visually impaired.
Subject Defoe, Gideon -- Film adaptations.
Pirates -- Juvenile films.
Awards -- Juvenile films.
Parrots -- Juvenile films.
Piratas -- Películas cinematográficas infantiles.
Loros -- Películas cinematográficas infantiles.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Feature films -- Great Britain.
Feature films -- United States.
Fiction films.
Animated films.
Animated films -- Great Britain.
Animated films -- United States.
Comedy films.
Children's films.
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Lord, Peter, 1953- Director. Producer.
Shelley, Carla. Producer.
Lockhart, Julie. Producer.
Sproxton, David. Producer.
Defoe, Gideon. Screenwriter.
Newitt, Jeff. Director.
Passingham, Frank. Cinematographer.
Krish, Justin. Film editor.
Shapiro, Theodore, 1971- Composer.
Garwood, Norman, 1947- Designer.
Price, Loyd. Animator.
Grant, Hugh. Actor.
Freeman, Martin, 1971- Actor.
Staunton, Imelda, 1953- Actor.
Tennant, David, 1971- Actor.
Piven, Jeremy. Actor.
Hayek, Salma, 1968- Actor.
Henry, Lenny. Actor.
Blessed, Brian. Actor.
Yelchin, Anton. Actor.
Gleeson, Brendan. Actor.
Jensen, Ashley. Actor.
Roker, Al, 1954- Actor.
Cooper, Mike. Actor.
Schneider, David, 1963- Actor.
Defoe, Gideon. Pirates! in an adventure with scientists.
Columbia Pictures.
Sony Pictures Animation (Firm)
Aardman Animations (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Band of misfits
So you want to be a pirate!
Standard No. 043396399891
Music No. 39989 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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