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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

PG-13| 2 hr. 23 min.

Plot Summary
Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) arrives at Port Royal in the Caribbean without a ship or crew. His timing is inopportune, however, because later that evening the town is besieged by a pirate ship. The pirates kidnap the governor's daughter, Elizabeth (Keira Knightley), who's in possession of a valuable coin that is linked to a curse that has transformed the pirates into the undead. A gallant blacksmith (Orlando Bloom) in love with Elizabeth allies with Sparrow in pursuit of the pirates.

Cast: Johnny Depp , Geoffrey Rush , Orlando Bloom , Keira Knightley , Jack Davenport , Kevin R. McNally , Zoe Saldana , Jonathan Pryce

Director: Gore Verbinski

Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Action

Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Release Date: July 9th, 2003|2 hr. 23 min.

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  • Depp swans through this swashbuckler with a scene-stealing gusto unseen since Marlon Brando in "Mutiny on the Bounty." He's comic dynamite, but this plodding, repetitive bore should walk the plank for timidly refusing to light his fuse. show more

  • Without Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush, who play two rival pirate captains, "Pirates" might have gone straight to video. The two are a pleasure to watch, rescuing an otherwise forgettable film. show more

  • An improbably entertaining, if overlong, adventure that brings new meaning to the term "summer camp." Doubloons! Ripped bodices! Unbuckled swash! Rum galore! show more

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  • February 05, 2012 Dry Master
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    Great action film. The story is good and the sets are realistic. But, the skeletons and stabs are grusome and cheesy. It was pleasing but the sequels were better in a way.

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