The Pirates Who Dont Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008)

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  • IMDb page: The Pirates Who Dont Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008)
  • Rate: 5.0/10 total 1,347 votes 
  • Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family
  • Release Date: 11 January 2008 (USA)
  • Runtime: USA:85 min
  • Gross: $12,701,880(USA)(2 March 2008)
  • Director: Mike Nawrocki
  • Stars: Tim Hodge, Mike Nawrocki and Phil Vischer
  • Original Music By: Kurt Heinecke   
  • Soundtrack: Yo Ho Hero
  • Sound Mix: SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS
  • Plot Keyword: Pirate | 17th Century | Fictional War | King | Brother Brother Relationship

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Phil Vischer  writer

Known Trivia

  • Phil Vischer completed the script for this film in 2002 – before Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl was released. But because of the bankruptcy and buyout of Big Idea Productions, the film wasn’t able to start production until late 2005.

Plot: Three lazy misfits – very timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt) and no self-confident George (Pa Grape)… See more » |  »

Story: Three lazy misfits – very timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt) and no self-confident George (Pa Grape) – dream of the day of putting on a show about pirates. With their own problems of might not having this dream come true, they soon find themselves traveling back in time into the 17th century and begin a quest to rescue a royal family from an evil tyrant, and learn about being pirates.Written by rocknrollunderdawg  

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Produced By:

  • Mike Nawrocki known as producer
  • David Pitts known as producer
  • David J. Steinberg known as head of studio: Starz Animation
  • Matthew Teevan known as animation production
  • Phil Vischer known as producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Phil Vischer known as George / Sedgewick / Willory / Sir Frederick / Mr. Hibbing / Bob the Tomato / Pirate Spy / Pirate Philippe Pea (voice)
  • Mike Nawrocki known as Elliot / Pirate Jean Claude Pea / Theater Foe / Pirate Spy Sidekick / Pirate with Dummy / Rock Monster Father (voice)
  • Cam Clarke known as Robert the Terrible / The King (voice)
  • Laura Gerow known as Eloise (voice)
  • Yuri Lowenthal known as Alexander (voice)
  • Alan Lee known as Blind Man / One-Eyed Louie (voice)
  • Cydney Trent known as Bernadette (voice)
  • Keri Pisapia known as Ellen (voice)
  • Megan Murphy known as Madame Blueberry (voice)
  • Sondra Morton Chaffin known as Caroline (voice)
  • Jim Poole known as Pirate Scooter Carrot (voice)
  • Tim Hodge known as Jolly Joe / King's Ship Officer / Background Voices (voice)
  • Drake Lyle known as George Jr. / Rock Monster Boy (voice)
  • Ally Nawrocki known as Lucy / Rock Monster Girl (voice)
  • Patrick Kramer known as Collin (voice)
  • Sloan Yarborough known as Photographer (voice)
  • Joe Spadaford known as Jacob Lewis / Stubb Pirate Overboard / Stubb Pirate Coward / Background Voices (voice)
  • John Wahba known as Dungeon Guard / Pirate with Dummy Sidekick / Background Voices (voice)
  • Colleen Curtis known as Theater Customer Woman / Background Voices (voice)
  • Brian Roberts known as Steadfast Soldier / Theater Customer Man / Pirate Pilot / Background Voices (voice)
  • Marissa Collyer known as Background Voices (voice)
  • Michael Fowler known as Background Voices (voice) (as Michael 'C.J.' Fowler)
  • Kurt Heinecke known as Background Voices (voice)
  • Paula Marcus known as Background Voices (voice)
  • J. Chris Wall known as Background Voices (voice)
  • Andy Youssi known as Background Voices (voice) (as Andrew Youssi)
  • Alan Lee known as Blind Man (voice)

..{tab=Supporting Department}Art Department:

  • Tom Bancroft known as storyboard artist
  • Tod Carter known as storyboard artist
  • Robert O. Corley known as storyboard artist
  • Philip Dimitriadis known as visual development artist
  • Tim Hodge known as storyboard artist
  • Eddie Pittman known as storyboard artist


Production Companies:

  • Arc Productions
  • Big Idea Productions
  • Starz Animation
  • Veggie Pirates Productions

Other Companies:

  • City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra  music performed by
  • Decca Records  soundtrack
  • Paragon Studios  sound post-production


  • United International Pictures (UIP) (2008) (Argentina) (theatrical)
  • United International Pictures (UIP) (2008) (Singapore) (theatrical)
  • Universal Pictures (2008) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Argentina Video Home (2008) (Argentina) (DVD)
  • Cinemax (2011) (Hungary) (TV)

..{tab=Other Stuff}Visual Effects by:

  • Rob Aitchison known as CG supervisor
  • Dean Blaser known as visual effects
  • Mark Bodanis known as lighting technical director
  • Woojin Choi known as artistic supervisor: surfacing
  • Alexander Feigin known as visual effects
  • Heather Gagnier-Souliere known as surfacing artist (as Heather Gagnier)
  • Oliver Heijmans known as lighting artist
  • Irit Hod known as lighting artist
  • Harout Steve Kahwati known as lighting artist
  • Max Lazzarin known as lighting artist
  • Kang Sub Lee known as lighting supervisor
  • Jing Jing Liu known as lighting and compositing
  • Scott MacKay known as digital compositor
  • Jason McKenzie known as assistant production manager: lighting/compositing
  • Dominic Menegon known as lighter
  • David Mitrovic known as digital compositor
  • Mark Neysmith known as head of modeling
  • Patrick Pautler known as modeling lead
  • Zebulon Pike known as compositor
  • Ryan Quaglia known as lighting and compositing artist
  • Jenny Riutta known as modeling artist
  • Jenny Riutta known as surfacing artist
  • Jerry Seguin known as digital compositor
  • Marnie Shachar known as lighting artist (as Marnie Goodman)
  • Ian Spriggs known as modeler
  • Anja Stitic known as lead lighter
  • Paul Stodolny known as compositing supervisor
  • Boogab Youn known as lighter
  • Eugene Yue known as surfacing lead

Release Date:

  • USA 11 January 2008
  • Singapore 6 March 2008
  • Kuwait 16 May 2008
  • Iceland 23 October 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • Germany 13 November 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • Argentina 2 December 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • Spain 2 April 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • France 4 July 2009 (TV premiere)
  • France 25 August 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Sweden 25 December 2010 (TV premiere)
  • Hungary 19 February 2011 (TV premiere)


Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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