“The Pirate Movie” quotes

(1982)
Movie The Pirate Movie
Title The Pirate Movie
Year 1982
Director Ken Annakin
Genre Comedy, Musical, Romance, Adventure
Plot – Mabel is really in love with Frederick, so much so that she chases his yacht with a small sailboat. However she falls into the sea and, after swimming to shore, she falls asleep exhausted and begins to dream. She finds herself in a strange dream full of braggart pirates and Frederick is their king. After a series of grotesque and totally inconsistent adventures, Mabel ends her fantasy by marrying her boyfriend and then she wakes up.
All actors – Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr, Maggie Kirkpatrick, Garry McDonald, Chuck McKinney, Marc Colombani, Linda Nagle, Kate Ferguson, Rhonda Burchmore, Cathrine Lynch
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  • “- Mabel Stanley: Frederic, what are you doing?
    - Frederic: Oh, hiding.
    - Mabel Stanley: My Frederic, hiding? It cannot be the lion-heart troubles at the coming conflict. My love - a wimp!
    - Frederic: No, Mabel. A terrible disclosure's just been made.
    - Mabel Stanley: Then zip it up!”

    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
    Christopher Atkins - Frederic
    [Tag:fear]
  • “Frederic, these are the 1880s. You can't live your life by the outmoded conventions of a neo-imperialist society. Find your true center!”
    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
    [Tag:living, society]
  • “Frederic, have you ever worn a whalebone corset? Well no, we established that, didn't we? It chokes and strangles, Frederic! I won't be choked and strangled by someone else's dumb ideas of custom and duty!”

    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
  • “- Frederic: Look, I know this is going to sound silly, but I think I love you. I think I might even want to marry you.
    - Mabel Stanley: God, that was a short love scene!”

    Christopher Atkins - Frederic
    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
  • “- Major General: Damn cheek! With women leading our armies we'll never have a good war again.
    - Mabel Stanley: So true! So true.”

    Bill Kerr - Major General
    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
    [Tag:leadership, war, women]
  • - Mabel Stanley: Roger I love it.
    - Frederic: No, Frederic without a "k".
    - Mabel Stanley: Mabel, also without a "k". God, we have so much in common.

    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
  • “Man, I'm older than the Beatles, but I'm younger than the Rolling Stones!”
    Bill Kerr - Major General
    [Tag:age, singers]
  • “- Frederic: Ruth, I don't want to hurt your feelings, but tell me honestly. Now, compared to other women, are you beautiful?
    - Ruth: I've been told so.
    - Frederic: But lately?
    - Ruth: Yes, by Sam. 'Course, he was drunk.”

    Christopher Atkins - Frederic
    Maggie Kirkpatrick - Ruth
  • “- Pirate King: Tell him men, have you missed anything these 20 years at sea?
    - Other pirates: Sex!”

    Ted Hamilton - Pirate King
    [Tag:nostalgia, pirate, sex]
  • “- Pirate King: Away to the ship and hoist up that chain doodad!
    - Samuel: Anchor, sir?
    - Pirate King: No, Sam. Just disappointment.”

    Ted Hamilton - Pirate King
    Chuck McKinney - Samuel
  • “The body's an eight, the brain's a ten, so let's go.”
    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
    [Tag:body, brain]
  • “Death before dishonor! Besides, you ever try running in one of these things? It's a real bitch!”
    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
    [Tag:death, honor]
  • “- Pirate King: What's the age of consent around here?
    - Mabel Stanley: Eighteen.
    - Pirate King: Good! I'm old enough.”

    Ted Hamilton - Pirate King
    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
    [Tag:age, maturity]
  • “- Mabel Stanley: I'll see you get a thousand lashes!
    - Pirate King: Promises, promises.”

    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
    Ted Hamilton - Pirate King
    [Tag:promises]
  • “- Frederic: Now, less than a hundred years ago, pirates used to really operate around here... raping and pillaging!
    - Mabel Stanley: God, I'd hate to be pillaged.”

    Christopher Atkins - Frederic
    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
    [Tag:pirate, rape, theft]
  • “- Mabel Stanley: Frederic, you're not gay, are you?
    - Frederic: No!
    - Mabel Stanley: The way you and the Pirate King get around in those rather feminine, pleated shirts and all that leather.”

    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
    Christopher Atkins - Frederic
  • “Is that a dagger in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?”

    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
  • “Well I've been at sea since I was one, how the hell would I know how to ride a horse?”

    Christopher Atkins - Frederic
  • “I'm sorry! I didn't mean to deflower you!”

    Christopher Atkins - Frederic
    [Tag:flowers]
  • “- Frederic: Lately I've been restless. I've been consumed by some... inner fire, and all I think about are girls.
    - Ruth: I've waited 20 years for this!
    - Pirate King: The sea, Frederic, is a jealous mistress. But she is her own reward. Believe me, you've missed nothing.”

    Christopher Atkins - Frederic
    Maggie Kirkpatrick - Ruth
    Ted Hamilton - Pirate King
    [Tag:danger, reward, sea]
  • “- Mabel Stanley: All kidding aside, tell me this. Are you a virgin?
    - Frederic: I don't know.
    - Mabel Stanley: Near enough.”

    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
    Christopher Atkins - Frederic
    [Tag:maidenhood]
  • “- Mabel Stanley: You'll be hung!
    - Pirate King: Oh I am, I am, and very well thank you.”

    Kristy McNichol - Mabel Stanley
    Ted Hamilton - Pirate King
    [Tag:killing, threat]
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