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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Lively is an odd word for something called Dead Man's Chest, but lively it is. You won't find hotter action, wilder thrills or loopier laughs this summer. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    More than the usual bad or even numbingly horrible movie. It's an amalgam of many of the modern cinema's worst tendencies and modern filmmaking's most unfortunate misconceptions. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    It does deliver a combustible combination of ingredients for a summer blockbuster: a cornucopia of action and dazzling effects, some raucous humor and a large dose of Depp's winning charm. show more

  • 60
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The cast is entertaining, though with an asterisk, and the special effects are often spectacular, though sometimes not. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A long, tedious and convoluted follow-up to 2003's rollicking high-seas hit, The Curse of the Black Pearl, this second installment in the promised trilogy lacks the swash and buckle of the original. And then some. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    It's too long, unnecessarily complicated and often silly, but Gore Verbinski's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is still the purest popcorn entertainment of the summer. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Depp is the comic gel that holds the whole enterprise together. The performance is a total delight that somehow combines Bugs Bunny, Peter Pan and Charlie Chaplin. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    Two of the big action set-pieces easily outdo anything from the previous edition. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    The slow, uneven beginning is more than compensated for by the rousing climax. show more

  • 63
    New York Post

    This chest is overfilled with exposition and physical comedy, without a doubloon's worth of the scary suspense that made the laughs in the first one such brilliant comic relief. show more

  • February 05, 2012 Dry Master
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    GREAT action and is a very good, styled pirate/adventure film. The genres include Action/Comedy/Fantasy all at the same time! The story is flat but still a good, entertaining film.

  • December 09, 2009 cubes63
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    loved it like all the movies of pirates of the caribbean, very funny

  • July 06, 2008 Gattor045
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    awesome movie the guy who did Davy Jones if i saw you id give you a million dollars very good acting and so did u johnny depp you were hilarious!

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