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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: Wondering how it's played?
Will Turner: I understand. It's a game of deception. But your bet includes all the dice, not just your own. What are they wagering?
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: Oh, the only thing we have. Years of service.
Will Turner: So any crew member can be challenged?
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: Aye. Anyone.
Will Turner: I challenge Davy Jones.
Davy Jones: [Davy Jones is stepping down the stairs and as he does, barnacles and mussels hanging on the steps retract] I accept, mate

Jack Sparrow: It's funny what a man will do to forestall his final judgment.
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: You made a deal with him too, Jack. He raised the Pearl from the depths for you. Thirteen years you've been her captain.
Jack Sparrow: Technically...
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: You won't be able to talk yourself out of this. The terms that apply to me apply to you as well. One soul, bound to crew a hundred years upon his ship.
Jack Sparrow: Yes, but the Flying Dutchmen already has a captain, so there's really...
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: Then it's the locker for you! Jones' terrible leviathan will find you, and drag the Pearl back to the depths and you along with it.
Jack Sparrow: Any idea when Jones might release said terrible beastie?
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: I've already told you, Jack. Your time is up. He comes now.

'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: [after whipping Will] The bosun prides himself on cleaving flesh from bone with every swing!
Will Turner: So I am to believe that what you did was an act of compasion?
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: Yes...

'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: Jones's terrible leviathan will find you, and drag the Pearl back to the depths and you along with it!
Jack Sparrow: Any idea when Jones might release said terrible beastie?
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: I already told you, Jack. Your time is up.
[he grabs Jack's hand and folds it into a fist, as if handing him something]
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: It comes now, drawn with ravenous hunger to the man what bears the Black Spot.
[Jack unfolds his hand and sees the Black Spot appear on his palm]

'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: Once you've sworn an oath to the Dutchman, there's no leaving it. Not until your debt is paid.
Will Turner: I've sworn no oath.
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: [grasps Will's shoulders] Then you must get away.

Jack Sparrow: To what do I owe the pleasure of your carbuncle?
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: He sent me. Davy Jones.

'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: The die is cast. I bid three twos.

Davey Jones: Let no joyful voice be heard! Let no man look up at the sky with hope! And let this day be cursed by we who ready to wake... the Kraken!
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: No!

Jack Sparrow: Is this a dream?
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: No.
Jack Sparrow: I thought not. If it were, there'd be rum.
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: [hands him a bottle of rum]

'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: It was always in my blood to die at sea, but it was not a fate I ever wanted for you.
Will Turner: It was not a fate you had to choose for yourself, either.
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: I could say I did what I had to when I left you to go pirating, but it would taste a lie to say it wasn't what I wanted. You owe me nothing.
Will Turner: They'll know you helped me.
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: [laughs cynically] What more can they do to me?
Will Turner: This is a promise. I'll find a way to sever Jones' hold on you, and not rest until my blade pierces his heat. I will not abandon you. I promise.

Crewmember: Five lashes will remind you to stay on 'em!
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: No!
Crewmember: Impeding me in my duties? You'll share the punishment!
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: I'll take it all!
Davy Jones: Will you, now? And what would prompt such an act of charity?
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: My son. He's my son.


Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: Part of the crew, part of the ship!

[in the Dutchman's brig, Elizabeth searches for Will's father]
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: [embedded in the wall of the Dutchman] You know my name...
Elizabeth Swann: Yes. I know your son...
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: My son... William!
[He tears himself out of the wall, to Elizabeth's fright]
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: [laughing with joy] He's alive! Will's alive! He survived the Kraken, me boy, and he's sent you to tell me he's coming to save me! God's wounds, he's on his way!
Elizabeth Swann: Yes, Will is alive. And he wants to help you.
[Bootstrap's smile fades]
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: He can't help me. He won't come.
[points a finger at Elizabeth]
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: I know you. He spoke of you. He won't save me, he can't come because of you!
Elizabeth Swann: Because of ME?
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: You're Elizabeth. He who stabs the heart of the Captain must take over as Captain. Dutchman must always have a captain. And if he saves me, he loses you. He won't pick me - I wouldn't pick me! Tell him not to come. Tell him to stay away. Tell him it's too late. I'm part of the ship... part of the ship, part of the crew...
[climbs back into the ship]
Elizabeth Swann: Bootstrap...
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: [his memory apparently wiped] You know my name... my son, he's coming to save me. You wait and see...

[Will is stabbed]
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: William... my boy... my son!
[Enraged, he charges at Jones]

'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: [to Will] Orders, Captain?
Will Turner: You're no longer bound to the Dutchman. You're free.
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: Aye. And 'tis a fine thing. But by my reckoning, I've still a debt to pay... if you'll have me.
Will Turner: [smile] To the wheel, then, Mr. Turner.
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: Aye, Captain Turner.
[takes the wheel, then notices Will and Elizabeth exchanging sad glances]
'Bootstrap' Bill Turner: This ship, it has a duty. And where we are bound, she cannot come. One day at shore... ten years at sea. It's a heavy price for what's been done.
Will Turner: Depends on the one day.


Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) (VG)
Will Turner: Do I know you?
Bootstrap Bill Turner: You did once.
Will Turner: Father? I thought you were dead.
Bootstrap Bill Turner: Worse. I must serve my time before the mast, in service to Davy Jones.