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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Trouble rolls into the coastal town of Port Royal the moment Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) lightly sets foot on the local's wooden wharf. His quest to reclaim his ship soon involves a band of pirates and the kidnapping of Elizabeth Swan (Keira Knightley), the Governor's daughter. When an eager young man (Orlando Bloom) attempts to mount a rescue party, the entire British navy becomes involved. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: B
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Full of scurvy buccaneers and buried treasure, Muppet Treasure Island offers a milder version of a pirate tale for younger children. Fans of Orlando Bloom can see the British actor as Legolas Greenleaf in Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring and Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Keira Knightley plays an up and coming female soccer star in Bend It Like Beckham.

This saga continues in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Home Video Extra Features

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is part of the Pirates of the Caribbean: Four-Pack Collection, which releases to home video on October 18, 2011.

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