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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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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.

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All pirates must die.


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of adventure violence, and some suggestive conten | See all certifications »

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26 May 2017 (USA)  »

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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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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, Curse of the Black Pearl, when the Aztec Medallion touches the seawater. See more »

Goofs

There is no way that Carina Smyth would carry a pocket chronometer. Maritime chronometers were invented around 1761 though earlier attempts were made. But no chronometer could be carried in a hand. They were large instruments in a gimbal mount in a wooden box. See more »

Quotes

Mullroy: The entire fleet is being sunk. And we'll soon be dead.
Scrum: And quite possibly out of business.
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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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He's A Pirate (Hans Zimmer vs Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike)
Produced by Dimitri Thivaios and Michael Thivaios/Hans Zimmer
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I miss the old Jack.
23 May 2017 | by See 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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