Popeye (PG) (1980) (113 mins) (3 Stars)
This movie is both a musical and a comedy.
(The following information is found on the DVD jacket:)
Popeye, the sailor man with the spinach can!
The legendary, beloved anvil-armed sailor of the seven seas comes magically to life in this delightful musical, starring Oscar-winner Robin Williams as Popeye, who meets all challenges with the unshakable philosophy, "I yam what I yam and that's all that I yam."
Shelley Duvall is Popeye's devoted long-limbed sweetie, Olive Oyl, one of the familiar and loveable characters who joins Popeye in his adventures in the harbor town of Sweethaven. Meet Wimpy and Bluto and all the other cartoon favorites in this happy, tuneful, fun-for-the-whole-family movie!
(*) At the time of the printing of this DVD, Robin Williams had won the Best Supporting Actor in Good Will Hunting in 1997.
This DVD movie is a widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TV's. It has both Dolby 2.0 and 5.1 surround sound. And English subtitles are available.