PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.
The film effectively ended the 'Pirate movie curse' that was believed to be in effect since the mid-1970s, when movies such as Swashbuckler (1976), The Pirate Movie (1982), Savage Islands (1983), Yellowbeard (1983) and Pirates (1986) had all severely underperformed at the box office. Later attempts to revive the genre with Waterworld (1995) and Cutthroat Island (1995) had also ... ...
Yo, ho, yo, ho/ a pirate's life for me/ Yo, ho, yo, ho/ it's a pirate's life for me/drink up me hearties, yo, ho...
Mr. Gibbs: Quiet, missy! Cursed pirates sail these waters. You want to call them down on us?
Norrington: Mr. Gibbs, that will do!
Mr. Gibbs: She was singing about ...
When the young Will Turner first comes to and grabs the young Elizabeth's arm, she assures him by saying "It's okay." Although the origin of the word "okay" is unclear, it was not used until at least a hundred years after the early seventeenth century when the film is set.
There are no opening credits, not even the production company and studio bumpers, save the title.
$46,630,690 (USA) (13 July 2003)
$305,413,918 (USA) (8 January 2004)
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