Pirate Radio - The Boat that Rocked

Pirate Radio - The Boat that Rocked Trailers

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Original title The Boat That Rocked
Category Drama, Comedy
UK Release Date
Production year 2009
Production Country
Directors Richard Curtis
Cast Tom Sturridge, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rhys Ifans, Bill Nighy, Emma Thompson, Nick Frost, Kenneth Branagh, January Jones, Gemma Arterton, Jack Davenport, Rhys Darby, Chris O'Dowd, Katherine Parkinson, Katie Lyons, Tom Wisdom
Distributor Universal Pictures

Synopsis

In 1966 – British pop music's finest era – the BBC played just 2 hours of rock and roll every week. But pirate radio played rock and pop from the high seas 24 hours a day. And 25 million people – over half the population of Britain – listened to the pirates every single day. Recently expelled from school, Carl (Tom Sturridge) has been sent by his jet-set mother to find some direction in life by visiting his godfather Quentin (Bill Nighy). However, Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock, a pirate radio station in the middle of the North Sea, populated by an eclectic crew of rock 'n' roll DJ's…