Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action, Adventure, Comedy
release date
Director
Espen Sandberg, Joachim Rønning
Written by
Cast
Brenton Thwaites, David Wenham, Geoffrey Rush, Golshifteh Farahani, Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, Kaya Scodelario, Kevin McNally, Martin Klebba, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Graham

Synopsis

When the villainous Captain Salazar (Bardem) and his army of deadly ghost pirates and threaten to kill every living pirate, Jack Sparrow (Depp) must go on an adventure to find the Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that gives its possessor complete control over the seas.

Dead Men Tell No Tales is the fifth installment of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, which began with The Curse of the Black Pearl back in 2003. Based on a Disney World theme park attraction, the series has turned into one of the studio’s most lucrative properties, bringing in nearly $4 billion at the worldwide box office. Pirates was a breakout starring vehicle for Depp, who earned a Best Actor nomination for his portrayal of Jack Sparrow in the original film. Trailers and TV spots for Dead Men Tell No Tales have billed this one as the “final adventure,” so it remains to be seen if the franchise will continue beyond this point.

Orlando Bloom, who portrayed protagonist Will Turner in the first three movies, returns after a 10 year absence.

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