The Real Macaw 24 years old

An ancient talking macaw named Mac becomes the saving grace for an elderly man threatened with a nursing home, when it is discovered that the talking bird knows the whereabouts of a buried treasure from its days with a pirate. His grandson decides to go off on the hunt only to discover that a resort now exists where the treasure is buried.


The Real Macaw Cast

Name Character
John Goodman He was 46, now 70 years old as Mac (voice)
Jason Robards He was 76, 78 years old when he died as Grandpa Girdis
John Waters He was 52, 19 years old when he died as Dr. Lance Hagen
Deborra-Lee Furness She was 43, now 68 years old as Beth Girdis
Jamie Croft He was 17, now 41 years old as Sam Girdis
Gerry Connolly He was 48, now 72 years old as Lou Rickets
Joe Petruzzi as Rick Girdis

The Real Macaw Crew

Name Department
Mario Andreacchio as Director. He was 43 (now 68) years old Directing
Lisa Brennan as Set Decoration. Art
Michael Rumpf as Art Direction. He was 49 (now 74) years old Art
Bill Conti as Original Music Composer. He was 56 (now 80) years old Sound
Ann Fay as Casting. Production
The Real Macaw poster
The Real Macaw (24 years)

  • Release day: Thursday, September 24, 1998
  • Runtime: 91 minutes