Aardman Animations, the Oscar-winning creators of Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run, discover their sea legs in this salty escapade.
It’s the mid 19th century and Queen Victoria (voiced by Imelda Staunton) has declared war on all pirates who dare to sail around Britain’s waters.
The Pirate Captain (Hugh Grant) is the leader of a ragtag group of seadogs.
Consequently, The Pirate Captain and his crew are a laughing stock.
To prove the naysayers wrong, The Pirate Captain sets out to capture a Bank of England treasure ship.