This swash-buckling tale follows the quest of Captain Jack Sparrow, a savvy pirate, and Will Turner, a resourceful blacksmith, as they search for Elizabeth Swann. Elizabeth, the daughter of the governor and the love of Will's life, has been kidnapped by the feared Captain Barbossa. Little do they know, but the fierce and clever Barbossa has been cursed. He, along with his large crew, are under an ancient curse, doomed for eternity to neither live, nor die. That is, unless a blood sacrifice is made. Written by
The word "parley" is said a total of fifteen times. See more »
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. See more »
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...
[surprises her by coming up from behind her]
Quiet, missy! Cursed pirates sail these waters. You want to call them down on us?
Mr. Gibbs, that will do!
She was singing about pirates. Bad luck to sing about pirates, with us mired in this unnatural fog... mark my words!
Consider them marked.
[as he moves off]
Bad luck to have a woman on...
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The Walt Disney logo at the end is golden. See more »
A damn good movie. One of the best of 2003 in my view.
This movie made me laugh, and it really pulled me in.
At first I was afraid this would be another bad Pirate movie. I went to
it anyway, as I've always loved the legends of pirates, and I love
adventure. I saw it once. Then twice. Then Quadrupul. Then six times. And
one more 7. And now I eagerly wait for the DVD in Australia.
What i'm saying is I couldn't get enough of this movie. It was so well
Johnny Depp was hilarious a Jack Sparrow, and acted like a true Pirate.
obsessive drinking antics, and his walk really brought out this
Plus he made character we could all love and enjoy, that deserves an Oscar
in my view.
Geoffrey Rush played Barbosa the bad guy. Who turned out to be quite a
bad guy in my view. He showed real potential, and I loved the way how he
Keira Knightley plays Elizabeth, the governor's daughter. Prisoner of the
Pirates. She is quite momorable in this role, and is a great jump for her
Orlando Bloom plays Will Turner. A simple blacksmith, who is also a well
trained swordsman. Who is in hot pursuit of saving Elizabeth from the
The more memorable thing about this though is the curse. A well thought
curse. That can always lead to sequel or a prequel. You'll see what I mean
when you watch it.
The story is based on these Pirates who happen to be cursed, and they want
to rid the curse. To do that they need the blood of a pirate, not just any
pirate but the son of Bill Turner- William Turner. Mistaken for Bill
Turner's child the pirates Capture Elizabeth, and take her hostage, while
William teams up with a Rogue pirate, Jack Sparrow, who is on a streak for
revenge against Barbosa. While all at the same time are being chased by
A great adventure. Well played swordfighting. Great laughs. Great
And great story. Pirates are back in my good book.
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