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Release Date: May 1st, 1994

DVD Release Date: September 3rd, 2002

PG-13|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
A prep-school snob (Chris Elliott) en route to Hawaii meets unfriendly fishermen aboard the wrong boat.

Cast: Chris Elliott, Ritch Brinkley, James Gammon, Brian Doyle-Murray, Brion James, Melora Walters, Ann Magnuson, Russ Tamblyn

Director: Adam Resnick

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, Steve White Productions

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • As a condescening moron who natters on non-stop in this simplistic comedy, Elliott doesn't just wear out his welcome, he nukes it. [14 Jan 1994]

  • [Chris Elliott]'s spoof of a young seaman's apprenticeship seems desperate as he piles special effects willy-nilly atop jibes at stupid old salts. [14 Jan 1994]

  • Chris Elliott is appallingly bad as the title character. Although his role cries out for an over-the- top performance, Elliott's grating personae cancels out any positive contributions he can offer in that area. show more

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