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Old 01-11-2010, 19:17   #1
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Captain Ron ? What's the Truth ?

I'm watching Captain Ron AGAIN! I love that movie! Is there any truth to it at all? Okay, I know its fiction and not a documentary, but what do you feel is true to course?
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Old 01-11-2010, 19:25   #2
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Only the part where he says "When you run out of fuel, you're there." Everything else is dramatic license.
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Entertaining but fantasy.

The interior scenes is from a different and much bigger boat.

The full speed into the marina is not real life or even close.

The acutal boat was for sale a few years ago and it may still be floating around on ebay or yachtworld.
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The boat (one of them used in the movie) is for sale in Kemah. JM YACHTS, Inc. (Clear Lake Shores, TX). I have no interest in JM Yachts, just saying it is for sale here in Kemah, TX.
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Entertaining but fantasy.

The interior scenes is from a different and much bigger boat.NOT!! have you ever been inside a formosa 51?? the interior IS that of a 51 formosa. YES.

The full speed into the marina is not real life or even close.but is FUN!!!!

The acutal boat was for sale a few years ago and it may still be floating around on ebay or yachtworld.
the forsale one is fulll of rot and the owners want 3 times its resultant value as a selling price. is being rented out in a friends marina in kemah...
2 formosa 51s WERE USED FOR THE MOVIE AND ONLY ONE HAD GREEN MASTS. that is the one forsale.
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I think there really is an island called "Cuba" out there…
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I'm pretty sure the carnival scenes were not too far from reality.

Oh yeah, it is fun in the Caribbean on a boat - that's very real.
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The entire movie is absolutely true. Just like the movie Speed, with Keanu Reeves and the bus.
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Does anyone know where you can get a copy of the sound track from Captain Ron? I have looked around on line with no luck. Sorry if too off topic - ummm - I am sure the music was real.
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