* AcclaimedFlop
* ActorAllusion: Scroop who was voice acted by Michael Wincott, who also played Rochefort in Disney's ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1993'' had the same line (word) delivered exactly the same way after the same question; "Transparently."
** This movie isn't the first time Joseph Gordon-Levitt played [[Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun a teenager from outer space]] nor would it be the last time he would [[{{Film/Inception}} float around in zero gravity.]]
* CastingGag: In the Japanese dub, Silver is voiced by Genzo Wakayama, who voiced ''another John Silver'' in the animated version created by TokyoMovieShinsha of the original story in the 70s.
* ExecutiveMeddling: This movie was conceived back when ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'' was... but the executives didn't allow Musker and Clements to make it until much, much later, and when it was made, the [[NeverTrustATrailer marketing campaign]] ensured not many people saw it by playing up the TotallyRadical aspects of it to the point of being obnoxious.
* HeyItsThatVoice:
** The narrator is [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Judge Claude Frollo]].
** Doctor Doppler is [[Series/{{Frasier}} Niles]] and [[OsmosisJones Drix]].
** Captain Amelia is [[Film/HarryPotter Professor Trelawney]] and NannyMcPhee.
** Jim is [[Film/FiveHundredDaysOfSummer Tom Hansen]], [[GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra Cobra Commander]] and [[Film/{{Inception}} Arthur]].
** Scroop is [[Film/TheCrow Top Dollar]] and [[VideoGame/DarksidersII Death]].
** Mr. Arrow is, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roscoe_Lee_Brown among lots of other things]], [[WesternAnimation/SpidermanTheAnimatedSeries The Kingpin]].
** [=BEN=] is [[WesternAnimation/ThePebbleAndThePenguin Hubie]].
** Amelia's helmsman, Turnbuckle, is [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants Squidward Tentacles]].
** Onus, the six-eyed slug-like lookout who sits in the crow's nest, is [[WesternAnimation/JakeAndTheNeverlandPirates Captain Hook]].
** The Norwegian Jim is [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Ash Ketchum]].
*** Also, John Silver is [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid Sebastian]] and [[WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon Stoick the Vast]].
* {{Lzherusskie}}: One of the gunners.
-->''We are wanting to move!''
* SerendipityWritesThePlot: They mention in the {{DVD Commentary}} that they decided to kill off the pirates that were hardest to animate as early as possible.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/AlanSilvestri was attached to score the film but pulled out to do ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' instead.
** There's a line cut from the ending that would have revealed it was [[MisterSeahorse Doppler]] who gave birth to the babies.
** In the theatrical release, there was a scene where after being injured, Captain Amelia looks at her hand, which is covered in blood. It showed that her injury is indeed very serious, but was cut for home release because of being very bloody.