Popeye


1h 54m 1980

Brief Synopsis

Popeye the sailor man goes to the seaside village of Sweethaven to look for his long-lost father, Poopdeck Pappy. While there, he falls in love with Olive Oyl, who is engaged to the bullying Captain Bluto, who works for a mystery man called the Commodore, collecting taxes. Popeye and Olive find a foundling who can predict the future, and name him Swee'Pea. The baby is kidnapped and taken out to the Commodore's ship, and when Popeye goes to the rescue, he learns that his Pappy is the Commodore. Bluto has tied Pappy up and is using Swee'Pea to help him find the old man's treasure. After Popeye learns the secret of gaining super strength by eating spinach, he and Bluto fight to the finish, the treasure is found, and Bluto ends up swimming out to sea.

Film Details

Also Known As
Karl-Alfred
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Action
Comedy
Family
Fantasy
Musical
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Synopsis

Popeye the sailor man goes to the seaside village of Sweethaven to look for his long-lost father, Poopdeck Pappy. While there, he falls in love with Olive Oyl, who is engaged to the bullying Captain Bluto, who works for a mystery man called the Commodore, collecting taxes. Popeye and Olive find a foundling who can predict the future, and name him Swee'Pea. The baby is kidnapped and taken out to the Commodore's ship, and when Popeye goes to the rescue, he learns that his Pappy is the Commodore. Bluto has tied Pappy up and is using Swee'Pea to help him find the old man's treasure. After Popeye learns the secret of gaining super strength by eating spinach, he and Bluto fight to the finish, the treasure is found, and Bluto ends up swimming out to sea.

Crew

Stephen Altman

Props

Gianlorenzo Battaglia

Camera Operator

John Benson

Assistant Sound Editor

Peter Bray

Production Coordinator

Stephen Bream

Other

Steve Brimmer

Sound

Hovey Burgess

Choreographer

Ellis Burman

Visual Effects

Scott Bushnell

Associate Producer

Scott Bushnell

Costumes

Maria Teresa Corridoni

Hair

Bob Dahlin

Assistant Director

Giancarlo Del Brocco

Makeup

Teresa Eckton

Sound Effects Editor

Robert Eggenweiler

Location Manager

Alberto Emidi

Key Grip

C. O. Erickson

Executive Producer

Robert Evans

Producer

Jules Feiffer

Screenplay

Giovanni Fiore Coltellacci

Camera Operator

Michael Ford

Sound Editor

Steven Foster

Technical Advisor

Sam Gemette

Sound Editor

Raja Gosnell

Editing

Robert Gravenor

Sound

Allen L Hall

Special Effects Coordinator

John M Hay

Wardrobe Supervisor

Suzanne Hines

Post-Production Coordinator

R J Hohman

Technical Advisor

Rodney Holland

Audio Consultant

John W. Holmes

Editor

Sharon Kinney

Choreographer

Luca Kouimelis

Script Supervisor

Wolf Kroeger

Production Designer

John A Larson

Sound Editor

Samuel Lerner

Song

David Levy

Production Coordinator

Tony Lombardo

Executive Editor

Paolo Lucidi

Unit Manager

Angelo Marta

Art Department

Roberto Messina

Stunt Coordinator

Michael Minkler

Sound

Frederick Muller

Production Manager

Harry Nilsson

Song Performer

Harry Nilsson

Song

Van Dyke Parks

Music

Andrew G Patterson

Sound Effects Editor

Bill Phillips

Sound Editor

Tom Pierson

Music

Giuseppe Rotunno

Director Of Photography

Giuseppe Rotunno

Dp/Cinematographer

Patrice Ryan

Titles

Vladimiro Salvatore

Key Grip

Hal Sanders

Sound Editor

E.c. Segar

Characters As Source Material

Sam Shaw

Sound Editor

Doug Shulman

Sound

David A Simmons

Editor

Larry Singer

Sound Editor

Lester Smith

Other

Jack Stephens

Set Decorator

Michael Stroud

Art Department

The Williams Brothers

Visual Effects

Alfredo Tiberi

Other

Victor Tourjansky

Assistant Director

Gianfranco Trasunto

Camera Operator

Dan Wallin

Music

Ted Whitfield

Music

Lou Wills

Choreographer

Angelo Zaccaria

Art Department

Film Details

Also Known As
Karl-Alfred
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Action
Comedy
Family
Fantasy
Musical
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 12, 1980

First starring role for actor/comedian Robin Williams.

Released in United States Winter December 12, 1980