Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest parents guide

Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest

Overall B

Johnny Depp swaggers back into the role of Captain Jack Sparrow, a pirate that owes his soul to Davy Jones (Bill Nighy). Now, the only way for the sailing scallywag to stay out of the sea demon's locker is to track down the mysterious Dead Man's Chest. To do so, he shanghais the help of his old friends, Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Kiera Knightley).

Violence C-
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A-
Substance Use C

Why is Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest PG-13 for intense sequences of adventure violence, including frightening images.

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Why is Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest rated PG-13? Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of adventure violence, including frightening images.

The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is definitely the most content laden product to bear the Walt Disney Pictures logo. Rated PG-13, parents of pre-teens should carefully assess their children’s readiness for the depicted ghoulish images such as portrayals of decomposing and disintegrating bodies slowing turning into sea creatures. As well, violence is plentiful, with stabbings, slashing, shootings, decapitations and many other means of taking lives and inflicting injuries. The character of Davy Jones is akin to a devil, and holds supernatural and metaphysical powers. A sea monster capable of swallowing a ship and its crew also makes many appearances, including one close-up when it regurgitates slime onto a man. Drinking of rum is depicted in comedic fashion, and Depp’s character often guzzles booze and appears intoxicated. Sexual content is limited to a couple of veiled verbal references, low cut dresses, and a pair of prostitutes acknowledging their relationship with Sparrow. Only one mild profanity was noted and a man is seen smoking a pipe.

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Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence; frightening scenes
Alberta PG Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Frightening Scenes.Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG FRIGHTENING SCENES. VIOLENCE. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR YOUNG CHILDREN. GORY SCENES.
Quebec G Not recommended for children
Martimes PG Frightening Scenes.
Canadian Home Video PG

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest movie is December 4, 2006. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 5 December 2006

Sailing onto DVD in time for the Christmas gift-giving season, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest is available in either a single or double disc version. Both offer the feature presentation, an audio commentary with writers Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio, as well as the Bloopers Of The Caribbean.

But if you are hunting for the real bonus treasures, you’ll find those only in the 2-Disc Edition. If you chose this option, the gems you can look forward to are: Charting The Return (a pre-production documentary), According To Plan: The Harrowing and True Story of Dead Man’s Chest, Captain Jack: From Head To Toe, Mastering The Blade (for Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley and Jack Davenport), Meet Davy Jones: Anatomy Of A Legend, Creating The Kraken, Dead Men Tell New Tales: Re-Imagineering The Attraction, Jerry Bruckheimer: A Producer’s Photo Diary, Fly On The Set: The Bone Cage, and Pirates on Main Street: The Dead Man’s Chest Premiere. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound in English, French and Spanish, with subtitles in Spanish and French. The movie is also close captioned for the hearing impaired.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest is also part of the Pirates of the Caribbean: Four-Pack Collection, which releases to home video on October 18, 2011.

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This movie is the continuing saga of the characters introduced in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. The saga continues in the sequels Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. A spirit of insurrection leads to Mutiny on the Bounty in the 1935 film adaptation of a real life story about a group of seafaring men turned outlaws.

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