Though a failure as a vehicle for a then-aspiring Robin Williams, Popeye the live-action feature was technically strong with great make-up and strong performances from both Williams as the title character and Shelley Duvall as Olive Oyl. Released in 1980, was meant to showcase William's frentic energy and over-the-top vocal abilities, but was immediately panned by critics, who variously attacked everything from the script to the songs penned by Harry Nilsson.

One great quote: "Children. They're just smaller versions of us you know, but I'm not so crazy about me in the first place, so why would I want one of them?"