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Big Idea The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie, Widescreen Edition on DVD

In their second theatrical release, the VeggieTales gang goes on a swashbuckling adventure on the high seas! Larry the Cucumber, Mr. Lunt, and Pa Grape star as Elliot, Sedgwick, and George--the loveable Pirates Who Don't Do Anything. Working as busboys at the Pieces of Ate Dinner Theater, our three heroes dream of doing something big, like starring in the show. Their wish is granted in a very unexpected way when a mysterious orb transports them to a faraway time and place where they help a brave princess rescue her brother from pirates and become the most unlikely heroes! Includes approximately 90 minutes of bonus features.

Special Bonus Features:

  • "Becoming a Real-Life Hero" (Video Feature): Takes a look at what it takes to become a hero in public service roles. It's a fun, behind the scenes look at firehouses, police station, etc guided by Larry the Cucumber (Elliot as videographer) and kid friends.
  • "Going to Sea" (Video Feature): Takes you on a visit to a marina and an exploration of life on the water. Guided by Mr. Lunt (Sedgewick as videographer) who is looking for pirates, you'll enjoy the ensuing comedy as he talks with yacht owners, fishing boats and others.
  • A Parent's Guide Interactive Book: Gives a discussion guide and tools for character building reflecting the values of the movie characters.
  • "Making A Veggie Pirate Movies" (Video Feature): Interviews with the production staff about the creation of the film, as well as location shots of the animation studio during production.
  • "Why We Do It" (Video Feature): Interviews with production staff speaking on the reasons for making the story, and discussion of lessons within the story.
  • Art Gallery: An interactive feature that shows concept images from the film along with commentary by the design staff.
  • Studio Commentary: Feature-length audio track with the production staff from the film.
  • "Character Commentary" (Video Feature): Edited 5- to 7-minute piece of highlighted scenes with audio commentary from various characters from the film.
  • "How to Draw" (Video Feature): Features concept artists with kids following along as they draw various characters from the film.
  • Pirate Sing-Along: Sing-Along versions of the songs from the film including the songs "Rock Monster" and "Yo, Ho Hero"
  • Treasure Detector Matching Game
  • Pirates Trivia Video Game
  • Pirate 101 with Willory and Elliot: Learn to act and talk like a pirate!
  • Fashion Plank Game: Interactive dress-up activity
  • Interactive Storybook
  • Bonus Clips: Animated clips of the characters shown as a payoff for playing games feature alternate endings or outtakes from the film.
  • Easter Eggs

DVD ROM Features:
  • Pirate Finger Puppets: Printable cut-out patterns for color-and-tape pirate finger puppets.
  • Coloring Pages
  • Desktop Wallpaper
  • Web Links
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Customer Reviews for The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie, Widescreen Edition on DVD
Review 1 for The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie, Widescreen Edition on DVD
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:June 6, 2009
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Laurie Coe
Our whole family enjoyed this Veggie Tales selection. It wasn't as over the top manic as some, so even grandparents can enjoy it while even our smallest child didn't lose interest. Great moral message as well. I've never enjoyed the "Pirates" more; I'd be willing to see a sequel!
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Review 2 for The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie, Widescreen Edition on DVD
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5

Date:March 24, 2009
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Leslie Spiller
Great movie for children and adults. Went to see it twice at the theater with my teenagers.
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Review 3 for The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie, Widescreen Edition on DVD
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:February 13, 2009
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Rhonda & Family
Gotta love those Veggie Tales! My entire family absolutely loved this movie. The best Veggie Tales yet. However, my children were disappointed that the Pirates were not the original "Pirates Who Don't Do Anything" from the Silly Songs. Note: The message from the movie came in parable form rather than in an obvious Biblical teaching, with no mention of God...
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Review 4 for The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie, Widescreen Edition on DVD
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:December 2, 2008
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Judy Keenan
Pirates and Veggies together? The combo works wonderfully! Can't go wrong. Been a Veggie Tale lover for 13 years and the appeal is still there.
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Review 5 for The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie, Widescreen Edition on DVD
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:November 18, 2008
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Jessica Santucci
We loved this movie in the theatre and now we love it at home. Its my son's new favorite movie!
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Review 6 for The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie, Widescreen Edition on DVD
Overall Rating: 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Date:October 30, 2008
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Michael Amenson
Since we've been buying the Veggie Tales stories, my wife and I have always been pleased with the Christian orientation of the story matter. I thank and commend the folks at Big Idea for making Christian stories available for children at such a young age. However, and I'll watch again, I've missed that aspect of this particular story. My wife and I find it very disappointing and we'll hesitate before we again pay nearly thirty dollars(with shipping) for a Big Idea product. The story itself was funny and good-over-bad, as usual, but we're hoping the folks at Big Idea will resume their God-over-bad format with the next issue.
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Review 7 for The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie, Widescreen Edition on DVD
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:October 27, 2008
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Kim Fore
Another great movie Christ-like message from Big Idea! We loved it! We are grateful to have such positive movies to show our son!
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