July 9, 2003
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Director: Gore Verbinski
Screenwriter: Terry Rossio, Ted Elliott, Jay Wolpert, Stuart Beattie
Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Pryce, Jack Davenport, Lee Arenberg, Mackenzie Crook, Giles New, Angus Barnett, David Bailie, Isaac C. Singleton Jr., Kevin McNally, Treva Etienne, Zoe Saldana
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for action/adventure violence)
Official Website: Pirates.movies.com
Review: 9/10 rating
DVD Review: 9/10 rating
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Plot Summary: For the roguish yet charming Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp), the crystalline waters of the Caribbean, like the high seas the world over, present a vast playground where adventure and mystery abound. But Jackís idyllic life capsizes after his nemesis, the wily Captain Barbossa (Rush), steals his ship, the Black Pearl, and later attacks the town of Port Royal, kidnapping the Governorís (Pryce) beautiful daughter, Elizabeth Swann (Knightley). Elizabethís childhood friend, Will Turner (Bloom), joins forces with Jack to commandeer the fastest ship in the British fleet, the HMS Interceptor, in a gallant attempt to rescue her and recapture the Black Pearl. The duo and their motley crew are pursued by Elizabeth's betrothed, the debonair, ambitious Commodore Norrington (Davenport), aboard the HMS Dauntless. Unbeknownst to Will, there is a curse that has doomed Barbossa and his crew to live forever as the undead, where each moonlight, they are transformed into living skeletons. The curse they carry can be broken only if a once-plundered treasure is restored.
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