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The Buccaneer

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The Buccaneer (1958)

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Action & Adventure Romance 19581h 59m

During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 men to take the city. In this situation an island near the city becomes strategically important to both parties, but it's inhabited by the last big buccaneer: Jean Lafitte. Although Lafitte never attacks American ships, the governor hates him for selling merchandise without taxes - and is loved by the citizens for the same reason. When the big fight gets nearer, Lafitte is drawn between the fronts. His heart belongs to America, but his people urge him to join the party that's more likely to win.The Buccaneer featuring Yul Brynner and Claire Bloom is streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.4 (2,514 votes).

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#59,677 Ranked Movie

#1207 Ranked in Political Movies

#4158 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

#6266 Ranked in Romance Movies

The Buccaneer has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.4 (2,514 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 men to take the city. In this situation an island near the city becomes strategically important to both parties, but it's inhabited by the last big buccaneer: Jean Lafitte. Although Lafitte never attacks American ships, the governor hates him for selling merchandise without taxes - and is loved by the citizens for the same reason. When the big fight gets nearer, Lafitte is drawn between the fronts. His heart belongs to America, but his people urge him to join the party that's more likely to win.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 59m

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Related Genres: Action & AdventureRomanceDrama
Related Tags: WarPolitical
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: Kanopy
Original Release Date: Dec 11, 1958