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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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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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Runtime:

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

This is the second time in the Pirates franchise that a small artifact signals the main villain. The first time was back in the first movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), when the Aztec Medallion touches the seawater. See more »

Goofs

Captain Salazar and his men are Spanish. Yet they sometimes speak among themselves in English. See more »

Quotes

Henry: Maybe Jack was right.
Carina Smyth: About what?
Henry: The unscratchable itch.
[he goes to kiss her and she slaps his face]
Henry: Why did you do that for?
Carina Smyth: Just checking it's truly you. That you're not just a ghost.
Henry: It's me.
Carina Smyth: Then I was...
Henry: Wrong.
Carina Smyth: Slightly in error. Although one...
[...]
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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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Referenced in Half in the Bag: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) See more »

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Preludio of Sonata No. 6
Arranged by William V. Malpede (as William Malpede)
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a retread of its origins
27 May 2017 | by Special-K88See all my reviews

Five winters after On Stranger Tides, some of the same key characters (and a few new ones) return for this latest high seas adventure. Callow sailor Henry Turner is on a personal mission to retrieve the Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact thought by many to be a myth. In the course of his journey he crosses paths—and eventually aligns himself with—wanted pirate Captain Jack Sparrow, and ambitious astronomer Carina Smyth. The mission is further complicated when they run afoul of Sparrow's 'frenemy' Captain Barbossa, and learn that a gang of undead sailors are coming their way. Follows essentially the same formula as The Curse of the Black Pearl, but the characters lack charisma (even Depp seems curiously subdued), the story is never really engaging, and all the rip-roaring action scenes and special effects can only carry this uninspired journey so far. Bardem effectively sneers and snarls as Captain Salazar, but he's one of the few highlights in an otherwise forgettable entry. **


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