Serves as a welcome corrective, reviving the fun, feather-light frivolity that any film based on a Disneyland ride ought to exhibit.
Marshall delivers old-fashioned swashbuckling action-movie thrills more than computer-engineered grotesquerie.
The picture is cluttered and convoluted and big, and Marshall - taking over the reins from Gore Verbinski - doesn't seem to grasp how exhausting nonstop action can be.
Roger MooreOrlando Sentinel
Repetitious, tedious, and pretty much joyless.
An overly complicated plot and poorly thought-out characters detract from the flashes of charm that Cap'n Jack still emits. Despite quality set-pieces and the best efforts of the cast, this is dull and crossbones.