Starring Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston, Paul L. Smith, Paul Dooley and Paul L. Smith, "Popeye" (also known as "Popeye, der Seemann mit dem harten Schlag", "Popeye - Braccio di ferro") is a Comedy/Family/Musical/Romance film directed by Robert Altman, and written by Jules Feiffer (screenplay), released on December 12 of 1980 in the USA.
The sailor man with the spinach can!
Who directed "Popeye":
Popeye was directed by Robert Altman, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before Popeye, Robert Altman had directed HealtH, released in 1980, A Perfect Couple (1979), A Wedding (1978), 3 Women (1977), Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976), and Nashville (1975). Since, he directed Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, released in 1982, Streamers (1983), Secret Honor (1984), Fool for Love (1985), Beyond Therapy (1987), and Vincent & Theo (1990).
What was the release date of "Popeye":
Popeye was first released in the United States on Friday, December 12, 1980. Other films released on Friday, December 12, 1980 are Stir Crazy (dir. Sidney Poitier), Tess (dir. Roman Polanski), and Windwalker. This was thirty-eight (38) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, December 17, 1981 in Germany; Thursday, May 07, 1981 in Australia and on Saturday, July 25, 1981 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Popeye":
At the casting of Popeye we find Robin Williams, previously seen in ; Shelley Duvall (The Shining (1980), Annie Hall (1977)); Ray Walston (The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington (1977), Silver Streak (1976)) [ more... ]
- Paul Dooley, Donald Moffat, MacIntyre Dixon and Robert Fortier can all be seen in HealtH, released in 1980.
- Shelley Duvall, Robert Fortier and Wayne Robson can all be seen in McCabe & Mrs. Miller, released in 1971.
- Donovan Scott and Robin Williams, Donald Moffat can all be seen in The Best of Times, released in 1986.
- Paul Dooley, Donald Moffat and David McCharen also appeared together in Monster in the Closet, released in 1987.
What is the Storyline of "Popeye":
The film begins with an animated cartoon slide of Popeye on his ship with the words "MAX FLEISCHER presents" at the top; the cartoon is "Blow Me Down" (1933). When the doors open, he is quick to say, "Hey! What is this, one of Bluto's tricks?! I'm in the wrong movie!"
One dark and stormy night, the gruff but goodhearted seaman Popeye (Robin Williams) rows his small dinghy into the harbor of the quaint seaside community of Sweethaven. However, when he arrives there, everyone seems to fear him. [...]
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