Polly Want a Cracker? What about some more pirate movies?
Pirate movies have been around for over a hundred years now, hitting their peak in popularity between the 1940s and 1960s. Pirate movies helped give movie stars like Errol Flynn and Burt Lancaster their start and, eventually, Disney even started making family-minded pirate movies.
By the 1980s, most pirate movies had stopped being popular. In 1995, the big budget disaster, Cutthroat Island, put a hiatus on the genre (with one notable exception).
Until, in 2003, Disney brought the genre back with the first Pirates of the Caribbean.
While a librarian can help you find even more pirate movies (and some books about pirates), here's a list with some of the highlights....
and last, but certainly not least,
Everyone has a favorite, what's yours?
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