- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 28 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: August 28, 2012
- Originally Released: 2012
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: All-New Mini Movie: So You Want To Be A Pirate!
- Mr. Bobo's Flash Card Challenge
- Filmmakers' Commentary
- DVD-ROM Link To More Fun Online
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish
- Subtitles - English, French, Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Director of Photography:
Peter Lord &
Entertainment Weekly - 05/04/2012
"Great Claymation, like the kind in this adventure from the legendary Aardman studios, still radiates a warmth that no mind-bending number of pixels can match." -- Grade: B+
Sight and Sound - 05/01/2012
"[V]isually the film is a joy, adroitly filling out its rich stop-motion world with judicious CG embellishments....The character design is unfailingly lovely and original..."
Los Angeles Times - 04/27/2012
"[A] clever piece of business that is a complete pleasure to experience."
USA Today - 04/27/2012
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he film is sure-footed, witty and zany fun....The actors who lend their voices to the characters could not be more spot-on."
Box Office - 04/27/2012
4 stars out of 5 -- "THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS is one of the funniest animated films in years....It's a treasure trove of laughs."
New York Times - 04/27/2012
"Exquisitely detailed — from its ocean breakers to the wavelike curlicues on the luxurious beard of the Pirate Captain -- the movie is a curiosity cabinet of visual pleasures but so breezy and lightly funny that you may not realize at first how good it is."
Movieline - 04/27/2012
"Aardman has returned to the stop-motion claymation that helped build the company name....Beautifully made..."
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