Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too.

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Rob Marshall

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Ted Elliott (screenplay), Terry Rossio (screenplay) | 7 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Depp ... Jack Sparrow
Penélope Cruz ... Angelica
Geoffrey Rush ... Barbossa
Ian McShane ... Blackbeard
Kevin McNally ... Gibbs (as Kevin R. McNally)
Sam Claflin ... Philip
Astrid Bergès-Frisbey ... Syrena
Stephen Graham ... Scrum
Keith Richards ... Captain Teague
Richard Griffiths ... King George
Greg Ellis ... Groves
Damian O'Hare ... Gillette
Óscar Jaenada ... The Spaniard (as Oscar Jaenada)
Anton Lesser ... Lord John Carteret
Roger Allam ... Prime Minister Henry Pelham
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Storyline

Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) crosses paths with a woman from his past, Angelica (Penélope Cruz), and he's not sure if it's love, or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane), Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn't know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past. Written by ahmetkozan

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Pirate's Life.


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Rated PG-13 for sexual content/nudity, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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(At around fifty minutes) After Blackbeard practices voodoo on Captain Jack Sparrow, it can be seen that a wound has been marked on his skin. Although some say it is the "Trident of Poseidon", there are similarities to think that it is rather a tribute to Quake (1996) by some artist of the team. See more »

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(at around 2h) In the final scene between Jack Sparrow and Angelica, her hair moves around between shots. When the camera is over her left shoulder, on Jack, the left side of her neck / shoulder is visible, as well as the earring in her left ear, but from all other camera angles, her neck and the left earring are complete hidden from view by her hair. See more »

Quotes

Blackbeard: In faith, there is light enough to see, but darkness enough to blind.
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Crazy Credits

The Disney logo features the Black Pearl ship sailing in the background, has the castle flying the Jolly Roger pirate flag, and has two mermaids swimming in the moat. See more »


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Angelica (Ki:Theory Remix)
Performed by Joel Burleson
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Back to the spirit of the Black Pearl
16 May 2011 | by bassrourkeSee all my reviews

These Pirates films are all about entertainment and thankfully this latest adventure with Captain Jack Sparrow at the helm is back to basics, reminding me of the formula that made the very first one, Curse of the Black pearl so great. Don't worry I won't give anything away here but be aware that the opening 20 minutes is one funny sequence and quirky one liner after another. There is also a couple of hilarious cameos, one may be familiar but the other was a right royal shock. Depp walks through his lethargic swaying pirate character with ultimate ease, while new high seas bad boy Blackbeard is exceptional, but not as cool as Sparrows former flame played by Cruz. She is foxy, feisty and funny. The action is elevated by some wonderful 3D effects but I am sure the film would be just as rocking without it. Finally, the highlight is the Mermaid scenes. As dark as they are, they take the viewer into their web of intrigue. Australian Gemma Ward even sings during an evocative moment. Remember to stay on after the credits for an EXTRA scene. After the last two installments left me crying with disappointment, I Loved it.


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USA | UK

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

20 May 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$90,151,958, 22 May 2011

Gross USA:

$241,071,802

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,045,713,802
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