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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

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Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon while being pursued by an undead sea captain and his crew.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Depp ... Captain Jack Sparrow
Javier Bardem ... Captain Salazar
Geoffrey Rush ... Captain Hector Barbossa
Brenton Thwaites ... Henry Turner
Kaya Scodelario ... Carina Smyth
Kevin McNally ... Gibbs (as Kevin R. McNally)
Golshifteh Farahani ... Shansa
David Wenham ... Scarfield
Stephen Graham ... Scrum
Angus Barnett ... Mullroy
Martin Klebba ... Marty
Adam Brown ... Cremble
Giles New ... Murtogg
Orlando Bloom ... Will Turner
Keira Knightley ... Elizabeth Swann
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Storyline

Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea...including him. Captain Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas. Written by ahmetkozan

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Taglines:

All pirates must die.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of adventure violence, and some suggestive conten | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

26 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

P.O.T.C. 5 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$230,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$62,983,253, 28 May 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$172,558,876

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$794,861,794
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Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital | 12-Track Digital Sound (IMAX 12 track)| IMAX 6-Track (IMAX version)| Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The ghost sharks were intended to be photoreal. "We took existing concept work from the production art department and developed them further to achieve the desired look, paying particular attention to what real shark anatomy looks like, but also taking creative freedom when needed," says Ledda. "For instance, we gave them a rib cage so we could show some broken ribs even though sharks don't have this bone structure. We looked at a lot of references of rotten fish and dead animals, which wasn't the most appealing, but it provided a lot of inspiration for our modelers and texturing artists." See more »

Goofs

It is said that Salazar leaves one man alive to tell the tale, but during the first battle he kills the captain of the ship and only finds out there is Turner below the deck when he trips over a bucket. Which means Salazar didn't know anyone else were below deck yet he killed the Captain which according to Salazar should've been the last man. See more »

Quotes

Carina Smyth: Men on that ship are looking for Jack. And Jack is on this boat. I'm going to swim for it!
Captain Jack Sparrow: How dare you do exactly what I'd do if I were you?
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Crazy Credits

The Disney logo features the Black Pearl ship sailing in the background, and has the castle flying the Jolly Roger pirate flag amidst a stormy sky. See more »

Alternate Versions

The film's IMAX release presented the film open-matte, at an aspect ratio of 1.90:1, meaning there was more picture information visible in the bottom of the frame than in normal theaters and on home video. See more »


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Written by George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr (as Richard Starkey)
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Seriously... Another One?
27 May 2017 | by CalRhysSee all my reviews

After the dreadful predecessor that was 'On Stranger Tides', I entered the cinema with rather poor expectations... how I left with even lower enjoyment is beyond me.

Perhaps it's the fact that a theme park ride can't sustain a story for an entire film franchise? Maybe it's the fact that I've seen this story before in four other films? Perhaps the lack of character development and me not giving a damn about any of the new characters? Or maybe it's just because it's an orgy of CGI madness? Who knows? Either way, this film is a complete over-the-top mess. Watchable? Yes. Enjoyable? Hell no!

I admit that 'Dead Man's Chest' and 'At World's End' weren't "fantastic" movies, but they rounded off a rather enjoyable trilogy, especially following the ultimately brilliant first film. But the two sequels' success should not have been an excuse for a fourth and now a fifth film, with each film the reception lowers and the standards and eagerness for the next further lowers. However, Disney as the opportunistic blighters they are, take their box office success with stride and look to creating the next underwhelming, money-making sequel. This time it's in the form of 'Dead Men Tell No Tales'.

The overuse of jokes we've heard on several previous occasions, the fact that the beloved Jack Sparrow is now becoming a character we look at in contempt because he's worn out, much like the franchise. Scraping the bottom of the barrel, milking upon its previous success... both terms that can be applied suitably to this movie (if that's what I can call it). And do you know what the worst part is? This film will make its money back, it'll double, triple, quadruple its budget in box office returns, thus giving the producers a reason to create yet-another dull sequel.

All-in-all, I actually think I had an aneurysm whilst watching this film...


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