Pirates of Blood River (1962) - Rotten Tomatoes

Pirates of Blood River (1962)





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In this high-seas adventure, a wicked one-eyed, one-armed pirate forces a young man to take him and his band to his Caribbean island home where the pirate believes treasure is buried. Once there, the pirate fights for control of the island and begins slaughtering the lad's family and friends.


Kerwin Mathews
as Jonathon Standing
Oliver Reed
as Brocaire
Peter Arne
as Hench, a pirate
Andrew Keir
as Jason Standing
Diane Aubrey
as Margaret Blackthorne
Jerold Wells
as Commandant
Lorraine Clewes
as Martha Blackthorne
John Roden
as 2nd Settler
Desmond Llewelyn
as Blackthorne
Denis Shaw
as Silver
Don Levy
as Carlos
John Bennett
as Penal Colony Guard
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Critic Reviews for Pirates of Blood River

All Critics (3)

There's a rousing sequence involving swords and blindfolds.

September 19, 2021 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

A rollicking high seas adventure with a strong villainous performance by Christopher Lee. What more do you really need?

June 4, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Some interesting moments.

September 25, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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