The legendary, beloved anvil-armed sailor of the seven seas comes magically to life in this delightful musical, starring Robin Williams as Popeye, who meets all challenges with the unshakable philosophy, "I yam what I yam and that's all that I yam." Shelley Duvall is Popeye's devoted long-limbed sweetie, Olive Oil, one of the familiar and loveable characters who joins Popeye in his adventures in the harbor town of Sweethaven. Meet Wimpy and Bluto and all the other cartoon favorites in this happy, tuneful, fun-for-the-whole-family movie!

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Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
97 Ratings
97 Ratings

59% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 5.7/10
  • Fresh 17
  • Rotten 12

Critics Consensus: Altman's take on the iconic cartoon is messy and wildly uneven, but its robust humor and manic charm are hard to resist.

6+ COMMON SENSE

An eccentric take on Popeye and friends.

Information

Studio
Paramount Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1980 Paramount Pictures

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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