Exclusive Popeye Featurette Clip For the Upcoming Blu-ray Release
ComingSoon.net is debuting an exclusive clip from a new Popeye featurette ahead of the movie’s Blu-ray release on December 1, featuring director Robert Altman speaking about the late Robin Williams who played the titular character in the 1980 film. You can check out the clip in the player below and pre-order your copy of the Blu-ray here!
The legendary, beloved anvil-armed sailor of the seven seas comes magically to life in the delightful musical, starring Oscar winner Robin Williams (Good Will Hunting, Dead Poets Society) as Popeye and Emmy nominee Shelley Duvall (The Shining, Three Women) as Popeye’s devoted long-limbed sweetie, Olive Oyl, one of many loveable characters who join the “sailor man” in his adventures in the harbor town of Sweethaven.
The movie was written by Jules Feiffer based on characters created by E.C. Segar.
Popeye was released on December 6, 1980, from Paramount Pictures and earned $49.8 million at the worldwide box office.