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After escaping an evil carnival, Guybrush encounters both his true love Elaine and his arch-enemy LeChuck. After defeating LeChuck Guybrush proposes marriage to Elaine, mistakenly using a cursed diamond ring, turning her into solid gold.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic Armato Dominic Armato ... Guybrush Threepwood (voice)
Alexandra Boyd ... Gov. Elaine Marley / Son Pirate (voice)
Earl Boen ... LeChuck (voice)
Denny Delk Denny Delk ... Murray / Skully / Father Pirate (voice)
Neil Ross ... Wally (voice)
Alan Young ... Haggis McMutton (voice)
Michael Sorich ... Edward Van Helgen / Charles DeGoulash the Ghost Groom (voice)
Gregg Berger ... Cutthroat Bill (voice)
Gary Coleman ... Kenny Falmouth (voice)
Joe Nipote ... Wharf Rat (voice)
Kathleen Freeman ... Madame Xima (voice)
Dave Madden ... Dinghy Dog (voice)
Terence McGovern ... Capt. Blondebeard / Cruff (voice)
Tom Kane ... Capt. Rottingham / The Flying Welshman (voice)
Harvey Jason ... Cabana Boy / La Foot (voice)
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Storyline

Third Computer Adventure based on LucasArts famous comedy "Monkey Island" series. After escaping from the voodoo Amusement Park, very young pirate Guybrush Threepwood meets with both his true love, Governor Elaine Marley and his arch-enemy, the zombie pirate LeChuck. Defeating LeChuck (again) Guybrush asks Elaine to marry him but Guybrush uses a cursed diamond ring from LeChuck's treasure, turning the furious Elaine into pure gold. Guybrush must set out to settle an old legacy, meet some old/new friends as well as trying to reverse the curse. However, LeChuck, still obsessed with marrying Elaine managed to reincarnate himself and has big plans for both Elaine and for Guybrush... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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The only pirate adventure that asks the question: What's sharper, your sword or your wit?


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Monkey Island 3 See more »

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Stereo

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Trivia

There used to be a department somewhere within Industrial Light and Magic that was tasked with writing screenplays for animated films based on Lucasfilm's intellectual property from other media. One such screenplay was a Monkey Island movie, entitled "The Curse of Monkey Island", likely loosely based on the game of the same name. In the big reorganization of Lucasfilm that occurred in the early 2000s, the department was killed and the MI movie (still in preproduction) with it. The script was reportedly written by Ted Elliott, who would later use many of its ideas in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003); ironic, given that the Monkey Island series was heavily influenced by the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' amusement park attraction in the first place. See more »

Goofs

There is an error when Guybrush is El Pollo Diablo. If you try to go to the Brimstone Beach Club using the normal route, depending on whether you kicked the Cabana Boy out, he will immediately notice and send you way. However, if you enter through the gate next to Palido then go around using the shortcut, you can show up at the club and the Cabana Boy doesn't react to you. In fact, you can even talk to him and have a normal conversation (even though dialogue options are omitted since Guybrush already completed everything he needed to do with the Cabana Boy.) See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Guybrush Threepwood: [voiceover] Captain's log: Guybrush Threepwood. Lost at sea for days now. I have no crew or navigational instruments. No provisions except a half-eaten corn-dog and, unless I find water soon, I'm surely done for. Only the hope of finding my love, Elaine, keeps me going.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there is a little scene between a father and a son in "Big Whoop" amusement park, where the father tells the rumor about the builder of the park buried somewhere in the tunnels under the park. See more »

Alternate Versions

Non-English language versions leave out the "A Pirate I Was Meant To Be" song section, as it relies strongly on rhyming of English words. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Chinatown (1974) See more »

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Good but not classic
5 October 2000 | by Will-164See all my reviews

COMI is not in the same league as the original Monkey Island, Ron Gilbert works. MI1 and 2 worked as a series but this one doesn't really fit in. I loved the bit in Monkey2 where Guybrush revisited that Melee Island backstreet but COMI doesn't have that kind of humour. It is a good game, if a bit short, but I would truly love to see MI4 revert to the old format and still benefit from technological advances. Glad to see a bit of the old swordfighting back but a little disappointing overall. Good try though, especially from Threepwood's voice.


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