Pyrates (1991)

Sam and Ari are getting on like a house on fire!

  • Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1991-12-18
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 4 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 31min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Act III Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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As soon as they meet Ari and Sam get into a pretty passionate - and combustible - relationship. Indeed, the scenes of their rendezvous often seem reminiscent of the Chicago Fire. But the course of true flaming lust never runs true, and as they try to handle their all-consuming passion their two best friends endlessly meet to compare notes on developments.

Pyrates Trailer

  • Kyra Sedgwick

    as Sam
  • Kevin Bacon

    as Ari
  • Bruce Payne

    as Liam
  • Kristin Dattilo

    as Pia
  • Deborah Falconer

    as Rivkah
  • Mickey Jones

    as Wisconsin Del
  • Buckley Norris

    as Dr. Weiss
  • Raymond O'Connor

    as Fireman
  • David Pressman

    as Carlton
  • Byrne Piven

    as Rabbi Lichenstein
  • Ernie Lee Banks

    as Wee Willie
  • Afton Smith

    as Marti
  • Petra Verkaik

    as Basia
  • Michael Jordan

    as Self (archive footage)
Camera Janusz Kamiński Director of Photography
Editing Gib Jaffe Editor
Costume & Make-Up Arianne Phillips Costume Design
Production Rebecca Spikings Associate Producer
Art Sherman Williams Production Design
Sound John Kwiatkowski Sound Editor
Crew Spiro Razatos Stunt Coordinator
Production Joel Hatch Co-Producer
Production Jory Weitz Casting
Sound Peter Himmelman Original Music Composer
Production Andrew Meyer Executive Producer
Directing Noah Stern Director
Writing Noah Stern Writer
Sound Anthony Milch Sound Editor
Production Ralph B. Meyer Location Manager
Sound Steve Schwalbe Sound Editor
Sound Gordon Ecker Boom Operator
Sound Richard Burton Sound Editor
Sound Hector C. Gika Sound Editor
Production Jonathan Furie Producer
Art Robert C. Eberz Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Kathleen M. Hagan Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Cheryl Markowitz . Hairstylist
Sound Patrick Bietz Sound Editor
Sound Richard E. Yawn Sound Editor
Sound Gary A. Theard Boom Operator
Directing Arlene Johnson Script Supervisor