It didn't do well at the box-office, but in my opinion this is one of the funniest movies ever made (not as funny as Monty Python and the Holy Grail, but it certainly has its moments). It's a spoof of pirate movies with an all-star cast including most of the guys from Monty Python and Cheech and Chong. Yellowbeard is a ruthless pirate searching for his treasure after 15 years in prison for tax evasion. The Royal Navy, the Spanish, and his former right-hand-man are all after him. Some memorable quotes:

If there's one thing that I've learned in life it's that learning never taught me nothing. --Betty (Mrs. Beard)

If you say you don't know where it is, I'll nail your tits to the table!--Yellowbeard

Lambourn! Stop that man pissin' on the hedge! It's imported!--Lady Lambourn

Never trust a woman or a government.--Yellowbeard

You won't catch me dying. They'll have to kill me before I die!--Yellowbeard

May I have three farthings for a lump of shit, please?--the flowergirl

I only drink when I'm working.--Lord Lambourn

It'll do the boy good to get a little senseless violence in his life.--Yellowbeard

It sounded like there was a bit of a squabble.
Squabble? They're all dead.
Must of been more of a tiff then.
--Pew and Moon

Yellowbeard, an Orion Pictures release, 1983
Approx. running time 97 minutes
Directed by Mel Damski

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