The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything: Veggie Tales (2007)

Rated G. Our ratings: V- 1; L- 7; S/N -8. Running time: 1 hour 31 min.

Keep alert, stand firm in your faith, be
courageous, be strong. Let all that you
do be done in love.
1 Corinthians 16:13

Our unlikely heroes are drawn into an adventure fighting 17th century pirates.

2007 Universal Pictures

This veggie Tale is less Biblical than the previous one that was based on Jonah. Still, the transformation of three losers (hence the “Don’t Do Anything” of the title) into veggies of courage is something to be found throughout the Scriptures. Our three heroes to be (Larry the Cucumber, Mr. Lunt and Pa Grape) are busboys and such at the popular “Pieces of Ate’ Dinner Theater.” Each night when the cast of the current pirate musical take the stage they dream of gaining their moment in the spotlight, but lack the nerve to do more than dream. Then when a mysterious ball called a “Helpseeker” drops out of the sky and transports them back into time into an adventure that calls upon them to rescue victims, a royal family, of real pirates. Lots of mayhem and laughs as through a combination of accidents and pluck they manage to save the day, and thus, when they return to their own time, to find that they now have courage to face new challenges that suddenly arise. As with their previous Veggie Tales, director Mike Nawrocki and screenwriter Phil Vischer have provided lots of good fun for families as well as an opportunity to talk with a shy child about facing difficult situations.

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