Nitehawk is showing the Douglas Fairbanks-starring silent movie classic The Black Pirate (1926) with live music by Hayes Greenfield, Todd Turkisher, and Paul Socolow this Sunday (March 11th at 12:15pm) and Tuesday (March 13 at 7:20pm) so it only seems naturarrrrrrl that our latest Staff Picks feature our favorite pirates.

Forget Caption Jack Sparrow, Hatched’s favorite pirate pick is The Ice Pirates (1984)…it’s in space, has a princess, stars Anjelica Huston, Ron Perlman, AND John Carradine, robots, and monsters. Yes please!

Vince: Noah (voiced by David Cross) in Archer, the 3 part pirate episode (2012)


Rhys: Hook (1991)


Amanda: My favorite pirate and true adventurer is Captain K’nuckles
from The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack (2008-present)


Carrie: Dread Pirate Roberts from The Princess Bride (1987)


Matthew: Disney’s Captain Hook. He shoots a guy just for singing badly!

Brian: Best Movie Pirate: Dennis Hopper in Waterworld (1995).
Honorable mention to One-eyed Willie (Goonies, 1985)


Alyse: Patchy the Pirate from Spongebob Squarepants

Who’s your favorite pirate?