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Popeye Movie

80's Movie Facts for Popeye

Summary

The sailor man with a penchant for spinach in this 80s movie. Cartoon character “Popeye” comes to life as he tries to keep Bluto from his beloved Olive.

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Plot

Popeye (played by Robin Williams) visits the town of Sweet Haven to try to locate his long-lost father. While there, he meets Olive Oyl (played by Shelley Duvall), the woman who would steal his heart and the heart of the town bully Bluto (played by Paul L Smith).

Popeye gets his strength whenever he eats spinach and he needs a lot of that to fight off the goons in the town of Sweet Haven, including Bluto in the movie Popeye.

Cast

Popeye - Robin Williams
Olive Oyl - Shelley Duvall
Poopdeck Pappy - Ray Walston
Wimpy - Paul Dooley
Bluto - Paul L Smith
Geezil - Richard Libertini
The Taxman - Donald Moffat
Cole Oyl - MacIntyre Dixon
Nana Oyl - Roberta Maxwell
Castor Oyl - Donovan Scott
Rough House - Allan F Nicholls
Swee'pea - Wesley Ivan Hurt
Ham Gravy - Bill Irwin
Bill Barnacle - Robert Fortier
Harry Hotcash - David McCharen

Trivia

Dustin Hoffman was originally supposed to play the role of Popeye.

Before getting the part of Olive Oyl in the movie, Shelley Duvall said that the kids in her grade school used to call her by her character name in Popeye.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Popeye was released to theatres on 12/12/1980 by Paramount Pictures, and grossed $49,823,037 at the box office in the US on a budget of $20,000,000 .

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