Cutthroat Island

Cutthroat Island

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Director: Renny Harlin

Cast: Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella

     
 

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Geena Davis stars in this adventure saga as the most swashbuckling female pirate to ever lay waste to the seven seas. Morgan Adams (Davis) is the daughter of a pirate who has followed in her father's footsteps. When he dies, he passes along his ship, a crew of bandits, and one third of a treasure map (which happens to be tattooed on his skull). Morgan is eager to… See more details below

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Geena Davis stars in this adventure saga as the most swashbuckling female pirate to ever lay waste to the seven seas. Morgan Adams (Davis) is the daughter of a pirate who has followed in her father's footsteps. When he dies, he passes along his ship, a crew of bandits, and one third of a treasure map (which happens to be tattooed on his skull). Morgan is eager to search out the rest of the map and retrieve the riches, but the fragment she holds is in Latin. Morgan then buys a well-educated slave, William Shaw (Matthew Modine), who can read the ancient language and already has a taste for the criminal life. However, Morgan and William are not long into their search when they discover that someone else is following the same trail for the rest of the treasure map: Dawg Brown (Frank Langella), Morgan's uncle and as black-hearted a scurvy dog as ever boarded a ship. As Morgan and Dawg battle each other over the fragments of the map, a British journalist (Maury Chaykin) covers their feud for the penny press. William Shaw was originally to have been played by Michael Douglas, who dropped out in the early stages of this troubled production.

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Product Details

Release Date:
05/22/2007
UPC:
0012236212843
Original Release:
1995
Rating:
PG13
Source:
Lions Gate
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
1:58:00
Sales rank:
17,359

Special Features

125 mins; Widescreen & standard; Digitally mastered; English: dolby digital surround 5.1; French: dolby surround 2.0; English, Français, Español subtitles; English captioning; Interactive menus; Scene access; Production notes; Cast & crew bios; Theatrical teaser & trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Geena Davis Morgan Adams
Matthew Modine William Shaw
Frank Langella Dawg Brown
Maury Chaykin John Reed
Patrick Malahide Ainslee
Stan Shaw Glasspoole
Christopher Kennedy Masterson Bowen
Rex Linn Mr. Blair
Paul Dillon Snelgrave
Harris Yulin Black Harry
Carl Chase Bishop
Peter Geeves Fiddler Pirate
Ken Bones Toussant
Mary Peach Lady
Thomas Lockyer Lieutenant
Roger Booth Auctioneer
George Murcell Mordachai Fingers
Dickey Beer Executioner
Chris Johnston Helmsman
Tam White Fleming
Rupert Vansittart Captain Perkins
Christopher Adamson Dawg's Pirate
Jimmie F. Skaggs Scully

Technical Credits
Renny Harlin Director,Producer
Vic Armstrong Stunts
John Baldecchi Co-producer
Jane Bartelme Associate Producer
Michael Frost Beckner Original Story
Dickey Beer Stunts
Kathryn Bihr Makeup
Roger Cain Art Director
Jordi Casares Stunts
John Debney Score Composer
Paul Engelen Makeup
Bruce A. Evans Original Story
Norman Garwood Executive Producer,Production Designer
Ray Gideon Original Story
James Gorman Original Story,Producer
Maggie Gray Set Decoration/Design
Mario Kassar Executive Producer
Robert King Screenwriter
Peter Levy Cinematographer
Mindy Marin Casting
Laurence Mark Producer
Joel B. Michaels Producer
Marc Norman Screenwriter
Jeffrey A. Okun Special Effects
Keith Pain Art Director
Kuki Lopez Rodero Asst. Director
Enrico Sabbatini Costumes/Costume Designer
Ivan Sharrock Sound/Sound Designer
Lynwood Spinks Co-producer
Frank J. Urioste Editor
Julia Wilson Makeup
Ralph Winters Editor

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