The Sweethaven set that was built for the film still exists, and it is now a popular tourist attraction known as. Popeye is outraged, and vents his frustrations on the racing parlor's customers. Watch as Popeye mops the floor with punks in a burger joint, stops a greedy taxman, takes down a champion boxer, and even finds abandoned baby Swee'pea. In December 1979, joined the film as part of a two-picture co-production deal with Paramount which also included. August 2018 , a sailor, arrives at the small coastal town of Sweethaven while searching for his disappeared father. He's strong to the finish 'cause he eats his spinach. The next day, Olive tells Popeye that during his match with Oxheart, she discovered that Swee'Pea can predict the future by whistling when he hears the correct answer to a question.
Curious to know what the movie's about? Watch as Popeye mops the floor with punks in a burger joint, stops a greedy taxman, takes down a champion boxer, and even finds abandoned baby Swee'pea. Popeye enters the ship and meets the Commodore, realizing that he is his father,. Inside, Bluto presents the boy to the Commodore, promising that he is worth a fortune. Now, before we get into all the details of how you can watch 'Popeye' right now, here are some details about the Paramount Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures comedy flick. Popeye catches Bluto and fights him, but despite his determination, Popeye is overpowered.
During the duel, Pappy recovers his treasure and opens the chest to reveal a collection of personal sentimental items from Popeye's infancy, including a few cans of spinach. Castor is overpowered and knocked out of the ring by Oxheart. Paramount handled North American distribution, while handled international distribution. In the chaos, Wimpy, who has been intimidated by Bluto, kidnaps Swee'Pea for him. Tune in a couple hours' worth of cartoons instead; you'll be much better off. Back at home, Popeye and Olive sing Swee'Pea to sleep.
» It is very nice to see a revival of interest in this quirky little film. In 2016, a vinyl-only limited-edition version of the album was released with two bonus tracks by for Black Friday. In the morning, Popeye visits the local diner for breakfast and demonstrates his strength as he brawls with a gang of provocative ruffians who give him and the other customers a hard time. For that reason, the studio album did not quite match the tracks heard in the film. Popeye adopts the child, naming him after the town Sweethaven, and the two return to the Oyls' home. . The taxman repossesses the remains of the Oyls' home and their possessions.
Popeye also discovers an abandoned baby, Swee'Pea, whom he raises as his own. It is, in short, a very mixed bag. Written by Goofs As per the info in the trivia section of this film, the make up and appliances for Popeye's massive forearms were not ready. From the rich tapestry of Elzie Segar's original imaginings, to the lush production values brought to this vision by Robert Altman and company, this is a film that fails on some levels but succeeds on many more. But when the spurned Bluto kidnaps Olive and the child, Popeye takes action, with the help of his magic spinach. At that time, even though now a unit of retained the television rights to Popeye and related characters, with then producing the series under license from King Features, Paramount still held all theatrical rights to the Popeye character, due to the studio releasing cartoons produced by and , respectively, that lasted from 1932 to 1957. Many have derided the story as unfocused, but there is an epic sweep to the storyline, which requires an episodic approach.
He eventually flies into a rage and destroys the house. On the night of the engagement party, Bluto and the townsfolk arrive at the Oyls' home. When he sees Popeye and Olive with Swee'Pea, Bluto beats Popeye into submission and declares heavy taxation for the Oyls. Buff sailor man Popeye arrives in an awkward seaside town called Sweethaven. Please by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. Segar's beloved sailorman boards a sinking ship in this astonishingly boring movie.
Bluto kidnaps Olive as well and sets sail to find Pappy's treasure. In 1977, he said he wanted to play Popeye opposite as Olive Oyl, with directing. The art direction of this film is simply amazing, and deserved to win an Oscar for being able to completely capture the homely innocence of the story's setting, in rich detail. I will leave it to others to comment on the all-round fine ensemble acting, but I would like to finish by saying, that this is truly a film where the whole is greater than its parts. She encounters Popeye, who failed to fit in with the townsfolk at the party. He rents a room at the Oyl family's boarding house where the Oyls' daughter, , is preparing for her engagement party. Producer Avi Arad says the new version will cover the themes of friendship, love, greed and life and focus on human strengths and human frailties.
Popeye also discovers his long-lost Pappy in the middle of it all, so with a band of his new friends, Popeye heads off to stop Bluto, and he's got the power of spinach, which Popeye detests, to bust Bluto right in the mush. The film was shot in. Evans commissioned to write a script. It's only when they allow the characters to fall back on their cartoon craziness that the picture works at all. Disney acquired the foreign rights through its unit; the deal was motivated by the drawing power that the studio's films had in Europe. The Oyls' son, , decides to compete against the local heavyweight boxer, Oxblood Oxheart, in the hopes of winning a hefty prize for his family. The spinach revitalizes Popeye and boosts his strength; he knocks Bluto down in one punch, then swiftly sends the giant octopus flying hundreds of feet into the air.
He wrote all the original songs and co-produced the music with producer at. Her hand is promised to Captain , a powerful, perpetually angry bully who runs the town in the name of the mysterious Commodore. Popeye also discovers his long-lost Pappy in the middle of it all, so with a band of his new friends, Popeye heads off to stop Bluto, and he's got the power of spinach, which Popeye detests, to bust Bluto right in the mush. Bluto turns yellow and swims away as Popeye celebrates his victory and his new-found appreciation of spinach. Popeye befriends an assortment of eccentrics and falls in love with Olive Oyl Shelley Duvall , who already has a suitor, the bully Bluto Paul L. May 2010 Popeye at the in Los Angeles on December 6, 1980, two days before what would have been E. That night, Olive remarks to herself about her budding relationship with Popeye, while Popeye writes a for Swee'Pea.
This article's plot summary may be. Produced by and , the film stars as and as. Popeye takes the ring in Castor's place and defeats Oxheart, finally earning the townsfolk's respect. There he meets Wimpy, a hamburger-loving man; Olive Oyl, the soon-to-be love of his life; and Bluto, a huge, mean pirate who is out to make Sweethaven pay for no good reason. The spinach-loving hero, who spawned the longest-running series of talking animated shorts, is considered a merchandising gold mine, with Popeye toys, books, puzzles, and games. A game cast does its best with an unfunny script, cluttered staging, and some alleged songs. He's strong to the finish 'cause he eats his spinach.