We purchased a DVD a few years ago, without ever reviewing the movie - just by reading the jacket, thought it might be a fun movie to have and it was priced at $8 in the bargain bin.
The Filthy Whore was the name of the boat in "Cabin Boy" - released I think in the early 90's. If this is the inspirational movie you saw "as a kid" - my guess is you're 20-something today?
True Blue . . .
sold the Nauticat