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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) and his band of menacing buccaneers are back in action, hunting for the elusive Fountain of Youth. But along the way, they encounter terrifying zombies and mythical mermaids as well as a ruthless woman from Jack's past (Penélope Cruz) who forces him aboard the famed ship of the fearsome pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 137
Theater Release: 20 May 2011
Video Release: 18 Oct 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is rated PG-13: for intense sequences of action/adventure violence, some frightening images, sensuality and innuendo.

Director: Rob Marshall
Cast: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane
Studio: 2011 Walt Disney Pictures
Website: Official site for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Detailed Review

Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) still staggers and lurches from one tight spot to another. His father Captain Teague (played by the iconic musician Keith Richards) makes another brief appearance… 
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