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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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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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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 »

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When Carina is running away from the guards her iron shackles are still visible, when she is next seen in the clock makers shop her iron shackles are gone and then reappear in the next scene. See more »

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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

A scene after the end credits shows Will and Elizabeth asleep when their bedroom is entered by a silhouette of Davy Jones. Will awakens and assumes this as a nightmare, but is oblivious to a few of Jones' tokens remaining. See more »

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Preludio of Sonata No. 6
Arranged by William V. Malpede (as William Malpede)
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I miss the old Jack.
23 May 2017 | by engagutt_henrikSee all my reviews

The fifth installment of the Pirates-series is by all means a step up from the fourth. In all film-series, when a sequel is released it's mandatory to compare it to the best one - which in this case arguably everyone agrees is the first one. That may be unfair, but it's the reality. Now.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge does give us some spectacular moments. The visual effects really is astonishing, and some of the scenes is beyond anything I have ever seen before. That's impressing. But that's not why I like Pirates of the Caribbean. What I expect (hope) from a Pirates-film is elegant and witty dialog, compelling sea- battles and Jack Sparrow on fire. And this last bit I think is the biggest reason why this one fails to deliver.

In my opinion, Johnny Depp has lost his way as captain Jack. And I think that's natural, after all, it's been 13 years since he first portrait the character. He's gotten older and that really shows. This, combined with a really poor script, regarding Jack at least, makes it all fall apart. Half the time he's completely drunk (really drunk, not just usual Jack-tipsy) and half the time he tells bad jokes which really is beneath a genius character like Jack Sparrow.

The film starts on a positive note. I had good hopes that it could go somewhere, but mid- way through the story starts to split up and it didn't really have a good rhythm to it. In addition I think there are a lot of characters that just don't do anything to the story or adds humor or dynamic.

The decision to bring back Orlando Bloom to play Will Turner is fundamentally a good one, but I'm so disappointed with he's involvement in the film. It seems Disney only took him back to promote the film and lure old fans back for more. If he's to be involved, he should have a major role.

Javier Bardem does a good job as villain, but nothing I will remember him by.

All in all, I would say that I am disappointed. I didn't have huge expectations to begin with, but where I thought the film would deliver, it just didn't. Basically it's a film for the technical wizards to show how much they can do in terms of visual effects , and they can do a lot. It's just not what I want.


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