History Trivia / ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists

18th Aug '17 12:03:55 PM GothicProphet
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** At one point, Surprisingly Curvaceous Pirate was going to be black.

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** At one point, Surprisingly Curvaceous Pirate was going to be black.black.
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12th Aug '17 11:12:27 AM nombretomado
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* AcclaimedFlop:
** In the US at least. It received very strong reviews for an animated film in 2012, even having a higher RottenTomatoes rating than [[{{WesternAnimation/Brave}} Pixar's film that year]], yet is Aardman's lowest-grossing film in the U.S. to date. Opening sandwiched between ''Film/TheHungerGames'' and ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' probably didn't help its cause much either....

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* AcclaimedFlop:
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AcclaimedFlop: In the US at least. It received very strong reviews for an animated film in 2012, even having a higher RottenTomatoes Website/RottenTomatoes rating than [[{{WesternAnimation/Brave}} Pixar's film that year]], yet is Aardman's lowest-grossing film in the U.S. to date. Opening sandwiched between ''Film/TheHungerGames'' and ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' probably didn't help its cause much either....
4th Dec '16 1:22:35 PM LarryMullen
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* MissingTrailerScene: The leper boat [[spoiler:is a subversion. Though the offending joke is redubbed, the footage itself remains]].
14th Apr '16 7:05:08 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice:
** [[Film/TheHobbit Bilbo Baggins]] is The Pirate with a Scarf.
** [[Series/DoctorWho The Tenth Doctor]] is Charles Darwin.
** [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix Dolores Umbridge]] is Queen Victoria.
** [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire Mad-Eye Moody]] is Pirate with Gout.
** [[WesternAnimation/PussInBoots Softpaws]] is Cutlass Liz.
** The Albino Pirate is [[Series/BeingHumanUK George Sands]] in the UK and [[Film/StarTrek Chekov]] in the US.
** And Brian Blessed is...[[ShapedLikeItself Brian Blessed]]
27th Feb '16 10:41:19 AM nombretomado
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** In the US at least. It received very strong reviews for an animated film in 2012, even having a higher RottenTomatoes rating than [[{{WesternAnimation/Brave}} Pixar's film that year]], yet is Aardman's lowest-grossing film in the U.S. to date. Opening sandwiched between ''Film/TheHungerGames'' and ''Film/TheAvengers'' probably didn't help its cause much either....

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** In the US at least. It received very strong reviews for an animated film in 2012, even having a higher RottenTomatoes rating than [[{{WesternAnimation/Brave}} Pixar's film that year]], yet is Aardman's lowest-grossing film in the U.S. to date. Opening sandwiched between ''Film/TheHungerGames'' and ''Film/TheAvengers'' ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' probably didn't help its cause much either....
28th Oct '15 10:51:03 AM TheRealYuma
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** In the US at least. It received very strong reviews for an animated film in 2012, even having a higher RottenTomatoes rating than [[{{WesternAnimation/Brave}} Pixar's film that year]], yet is Aardman's lowest-grossing film in the U.S. to date. Opening sandwiched between ''Film/TheHungerGames'' and ''Film/TheAvengers'' probably didn't help its cause much either...
** Nor did featuring CharlesDarwin as a character in a country with widespread Christian values.

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** In the US at least. It received very strong reviews for an animated film in 2012, even having a higher RottenTomatoes rating than [[{{WesternAnimation/Brave}} Pixar's film that year]], yet is Aardman's lowest-grossing film in the U.S. to date. Opening sandwiched between ''Film/TheHungerGames'' and ''Film/TheAvengers'' probably didn't help its cause much either...
** Nor did featuring CharlesDarwin as a character in a country with widespread Christian values.
either....
4th Oct '15 7:26:14 PM nombretomado
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** The Albino Pirate is [[Series/BeingHuman George Sands]] in the UK and [[Film/StarTrek Chekov]] in the US.

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** The Albino Pirate is [[Series/BeingHuman [[Series/BeingHumanUK George Sands]] in the UK and [[Film/StarTrek Chekov]] in the US.
22nd Aug '15 10:58:35 AM NWolfman
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* NoExportForYou: Live in the States and want to see the original UK version? Tough luck. Amazon's UK store won't charge any non-regional cards. You're stuck with the American cut.
21st Apr '15 10:13:31 AM Morgenthaler
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** [[Film/PussInBoots Softpaws]] is Cutlass Liz.

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** [[Film/PussInBoots [[WesternAnimation/PussInBoots Softpaws]] is Cutlass Liz.
30th Dec '14 3:37:54 PM captainmarkle
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* AcclaimedFlop: In the US at least. It received very strong reviews for an animated film in 2012, even having a higher RottenTomatoes rating than [[{{WesternAnimation/Brave}} Pixar's film that year]], yet is Aardman's lowest-grossing film in the U.S. to date. Opening sandwiched between ''Film/TheHungerGames'' and ''Film/TheAvengers'' probably didn't help its cause much either...

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* AcclaimedFlop: AcclaimedFlop:
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In the US at least. It received very strong reviews for an animated film in 2012, even having a higher RottenTomatoes rating than [[{{WesternAnimation/Brave}} Pixar's film that year]], yet is Aardman's lowest-grossing film in the U.S. to date. Opening sandwiched between ''Film/TheHungerGames'' and ''Film/TheAvengers'' probably didn't help its cause much either...



* AllStarCast: Pretty much everyone with a speaking part is voiced by somebody big in the UK.
* ExecutiveMeddling: Dear lord.
** Besides the title change, the American release cuts out a few of the more risque jokes and redubs the Albino Pirate's lines with Anton Yelchin for apparently no reason.
** This was also the movie that caused ''WesternAnimation/FlushedAway'' to end up being released in 2006 as it was planned that the next movie after ''WesternAnimation/ChickenRun'' would be a pirate movie. Creator/DreamWorks nicked it claiming at the time, they weren't marketable.



* HeyIt's That Voice:

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* HeyIt's That Voice:HeyItsThatVoice:



** [[DoctorWho The Tenth Doctor]] is Charles Darwin.

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** [[DoctorWho [[Series/DoctorWho The Tenth Doctor]] is Charles Darwin.



** [[PussInBoots Softpaws]] is Cutlass Liz.

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** [[PussInBoots [[Film/PussInBoots Softpaws]] is Cutlass Liz.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The project was originally envisioned as an AllCGICartoon, but when Sony executives saw the models of the Pirate Captain and his cabin that had been created as references for the animators, they requested that it be made in stop-motion.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: TechnologyMarchesOn: Aardman previously switched ''WesternAnimation/FlushedAway'' to an AllCGICartoon due to the amount of water required. Come the announcement of a stop-motion film, and there's a lot of water to be seen.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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The project was originally envisioned as an AllCGICartoon, but when Sony executives saw the models of the Pirate Captain and his cabin that had been created as references for the animators, they requested that it be made in stop-motion.
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