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Cabin Boy (1994)

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A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.

Director:

Adam Resnick

Writers:

Chris Elliott (story), Adam Resnick (story) | 1 more credit »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Elliott ... Nathanial Mayweather
Ritch Brinkley ... Captain Greybar
James Gammon ... Paps
Brian Doyle-Murray ... Skunk (as Brian-Doyle Murray)
Brion James ... Big Teddy
Melora Walters ... Trina
I.M. Hobson I.M. Hobson ... Headmaster Timmons
Alex Nevil ... Thomas
David Henry Sterry David Henry Sterry ... Lance (as David Sterry)
Bob Elliott ... William Mayweather
Edward Flotard Edward Flotard ... Limo Driver
Jim Cummings ... Cupcake (voice)
David Letterman ... Old Salt In Fishing Village (as Earl Hofert)
Ann Magnuson ... Calli
Russ Tamblyn ... Chocki
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Storyline

Snobby school boy goes left and mistakes the "Filthy Whore" for his millionaire dad's yacht. He joins four filthy fishermen for hijinx on the high seas. Written by Cary Pincus <pincus@aracor.com>

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The contentious classic that angered a nation. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Tim Burton designed the floating cupcake voiced by Jim Cummings. See more »

Goofs

After fishing Trina out of the water and having his initial dialogue exchange with her, Nathanial summons the rest of the crew to meet her. Shortly after doing so, he refers to Trina by name despite Trina not having introduced herself to him in the previous scene. See more »

Quotes

Nathanial Mayweather: Paps, you've been like the drunken, abusive grandfather I never had.
Paps: Ah, stop that. You'll have my glass eye foggin' over.
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Alternate Versions

The DVD version (at least) omits the scene taking place right after Nathanial Mayweather makes a short, snide lecture on hats at the start of the film. In the scene, he proceeds to demonstrate how to tip a hat in a rather bizarre manner. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995) See more »

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IN THE WEE HOURS
Written by Junior Wells
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Comedy Classic!
12 August 2013 | by siavash_khavarnejadSee all my reviews

I am really shocked by this movie's super low rating of not even five out of ten, I figured it probably would be kind of low since it was not as good as Chris Elliott's TV show Get a Life and a lot of people didn't like his humour or this movie, but it was pretty good. It's obviously not for everyone with a really "out there" sense of humour but for what it was it was really funny, with a lot of laugh out loud gut busting moments. David Letterman's "wanna buy a monkey?" cameo is fantastic and Chris Elliott is great as the full of himself, super annoying rich kid turned cabin boy. I really recommend it if you like any of his other work or Get A Life.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cabin Boy See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,513,507, 9 January 1994

Gross USA:

$3,662,459

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,662,459
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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