Aardman’s “The Pirates: Band of Misfits” 2nd trailer

This is lookin’ real good to me… better and better with every trailer:


  • Justin

    Why does this make me think of Monkey Island? it’s like Monkey Island the movie, I love it!

    • http://jessicaplummer.blogspot.com Jessica Plummer

      Me too! Alas, I feel Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean ripped from MI waaaay too close so we’ll never have a true MI film, but Aardman’s film looks to be the closest in spirit and humor we’ll ever get.

  • http://www.elliotelliotelliot.com Elliot Cowan

    How nice to feel excited about an animated film again.

  • http://www.animationdungeon.com Shannon LeClerc

    The part with the signs spelling “Aaaah” while the characters are falling, just killed me. XD

  • http://youtube.com/user/Mesterius1 Mesterius

    Loving what I see here…. Aardman seems to be back big time! :)

  • Toonio

    Cartoon mayhem stop motion at its best! Go Aardman.

  • http://farleftside.com Mike Stanfill

    I actually WANT to see this in 3D. First time for everything.

  • Alberto

    I must be in a really bad mood today, I found that incredibly unfunny. Or maybe I still have the bitter after taste from reading one of those awful Pirates books the movie is based on (the Napoleon one). And they almost lost me with the moonwalking.

    Visually it is gorgeous though, and it did make me think of Monkey Island as well, which is a plus.

    • zorkinian

      Whaaat? Those books were pretty funny I thought. Maybe it just wasn’t your kind of humor…

  • Michel Van

    Go Aardman Go !
    at last there back with a Stop-motion movie !
    don’t care if this in 3D, i wanna to see it ;-)

  • anonymous

    With Aardman’s film, as well as Laika’s, Cinderbiter’s,Tim Burtons and a couple of others it appears that stopmotion features are flourishing. Looks great.

  • http://filmtrolls.blogspot.com Simon

    This could be amazing…it might even work in 3d, who knows? I love Aardman and their unique style, but 3d tends to a bit lifeless. Fingers crossed it turns out great!

    Oh, and I’ve started a new film blog, any opinions and input is really welcome. I’m going to post all my favourite trailers on there too :)

    http://filmtrolls.blogspot.com

    • http://jessicaplummer.blogspot.com Jessica Plummer

      The first movie I saw in 3D was Coraline. From that moment on I was 100% sold that stop motion takes the most away from what 3D offers, and it was awesome. Like having the sets and puppets on a table in front of you performing; you can appreciate the beauty of stop motion on a whole new level. Of course, the 3D has to be done well, but I wouldn’t hesitate from paying a few extra bucks to see and Aardman film in 3D.

  • Martyn

    Saw this trailer on the big screen ahead of Arthur Christmas yesterday, looked beautiful, so excited about this.

  • http://www.animationinsider.net/ Aaron B.

    “She… doesn’t even have a beard!”

  • Tomm

    Looks great!

  • Joe G

    Is this the final title of the movie?I saw on the other trailers carries the title of the book.

    • Neil Emmett

      Apparently it’s “…Band of Misfits” in America, and “…in an Adventure with Scientists” in the UK.

  • Jess

    I saw a working screening of this a few months ago and it’s one of the freshest and whimsical animated features out there. i think it’ll be a huge hit, definitely an Oscar contender!

  • Azz

    This is going to be the animated film of 2012. Will be so good to have a good giggle!

  • http://wskiBski.blogspot.com W

    Looks great! Although I feel the animation is a bit slow here and there.

  • Richard

    This looks like a LOT of fun – I’m so there in spring.

  • Tim Douglas

    This seems (like everything to me lately) a bit “Dreamworks-y”.

    It’s probably me, I’ll get past it. Looks great either way.

  • http://cjdoodles.blogspot.com/?zx=3959afd8e11d60b CJ

    I’m a huge fan of stop motion and can’t wait to this film! Personally, I would love to see a stop motion film at least once a year. Too bad companies don’t seem to think it to be a worthy art form.

  • http://bunkerrow.blogspot.com Chris Powell

    The other trailers had much better pacing but this still looks like a fun movie.

  • Ray Ray

    I can say this with conviction, Aardman animation ALWAYS make me laugh out loud and this trailer was no exception. I can’t wait to see it.

  • http://thatssokraven.com/ Kelly Tindall

    Can’t wait. This movie’s got all the momentum right now.

  • Steve Gattuso

    This looks extraordinarily silly. I like that.

  • Matheus014

    MUST WATCH IT.
    Aardman, Please surprise me.