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
According to Australian film industry sources, the budget is around 250 million dollars. This was officially confirmed by Disney and the Queensland Arts Minister on October 2, 2014, stating that filming will take place exclusively in Queensland, Australia, being the largest production to ever shoot in the country. See more »
(at around 43 mins) As Jack is mentioned the guillotine as a form of execution, he says it is French and mentions that they also invented the mayonnaise. While he is right, the guillotine was given its name and current appearance by Dr. Joseph Guillotin in 1789. While another version was already available in England at the time the movie is set (1750's), it was called the "maiden". As well, mayonnaise sauce, though previous versions were known, was not given that name until 1806. See more »
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 »
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 »
Definitely not as bad as many critics said it to be (In fact, I don't consider it as 'bad' at all).
Expectations is everything with these movies. While the previous Pirates of the Caribbean (PotC) movie feels more like a spin-off than a direct sequel to the original trilogy, "Dead Men Tell No Tales/Salazar's Revenge" continues the lore of the first 3 movies. While continuity errors are somewhat blatant, you can't say this movie is the worst of the 5 PotC movies. The actions are more grounded than the previous movies, and they managed to salvage themselves after the less-than-mediocre "On Stranger Tides". The humor's there, and just enough. The amount of screen time of Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley probably means that there'll be more of these movies in the future. There's also a familiar feels to the first movie in this one. Perhaps this familiarity is what makes critics hate it. But seriously, if you despised "On Stranger Tides", this one you'll probably like. I'd say this is the best PotC movie since the first one back in early 2000's.
Oh, and Javier Bardem, as always, is menacing as the latest baddie "Capitan Salazar".
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