The Pirate Movie (1982)

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Based on "The Pirates of Penzance" by Gilbert and Sullivan. Mabel is a shy girl who craves for popularity who attends a pirate festival in her seaside community, featuring a swordplay demo led by a curly haired hunk. After selecting Mabel to take part in the act, the instructor invites her on his boat for a real ride on the high seas. Sent to get food for the trip, Mabel is accidentally left behind when one of her friends pulls the anchor too soon. Resolute not only to fit in, but to catch her dream guy, Mabel steers a small sailboat into stormy waters in pursuit, and gets marooned. As a result, it starts a fantasy in which the oblivious Mabel pictures herself in a real pirate adventure, complete with her handsome pirate hero, a legion of his irritable shipmates, and dozens of unwed sisters who must rise to the altar before she can.

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