The Boatniks (1970)

Genres - Comedy, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Family-Oriented Comedy, Slapstick  |   Run Time - 99 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - G
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The inept Ensign Garland (Robert Morse) battles a trio of jewel thieves in this Walt Disney comedy. Garland starts by spilling paint on the lovely Kate Fairchild (Stephanie Powers). Harry (Phil Silvers), Max (Norman Fell) and Charlie (Mickey Shaughnessy) try to recover the jewels accidentally dumped by Garland into a picnic basket. Garland's superior is Commander Taylor (Don Ameche), who hounds the harried ensign for being a constant bumbler. Jason Bennett (Wally Cox) is the playboy who has replaced his yacht engine with a wine cellar. Character actors Joe E. Ross and Al Lewis witness the sight gags and react to the seafaring shenanigans.

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bad-guy, Coast-Guard, good-guy, jewel-robbery, loot, love, robbery, romance