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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).
Why Is Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Rated PG-13?
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action/adventure violence, some frightening images, sensuality and innuendo.
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Violence: Following in the pattern of the franchise’s previous films, this production is replete with fistfights, sword assaults, shootings, stabbings and other means of inflicting death. Fishermen haul in a body with their daily catch. A father and his young daughter happily anticipate a hanging. A crowd angrily voices their displeasure over a judge’s decision. A man steals jewelry from a woman. A character starts a fire as a way to deter his pursuers. Characters are shot with a tranquilizing dart. A man is set adrift in a boat then repeatedly blasted with flames. Men are attacked and drowned by sea creatures. A man is forced to jump from a high cliff. Bloody injuries result when a man’s chest is slashed. A character magically disintegrates. Numerous corpses and skeletons are depicted.
Sexual Content: Men nuzzle prostitutes in a bar. Low cut dresses reveal cleavage. Sexual innuendo includes characters who exchange sexual banter on several occasions. The bare backs of mermaids are seen along with strategically placed hair covering their chests.
Language: The script contains a handful of swear words along with a couple of terms of Deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters frequently consume alcohol in a variety of situations. They often appear to be intoxicated.
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Earlier adventures of the outlandish pirate captain can be seen in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Release Date: 18 October 2011
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides releases to home video on October 18, 2011.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides: Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
- Bloopers of the Caribbean
- Audio Commentary by director Rob Marshall
- LEGO Animated Shorts: Captain Jacks Brick Tales
Exclusive HD Content
- Disney Second Screen
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides: Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital
Includes all of the above, plus:
- Last Sail/First Voyage
- Under the Scene: Bringing Mermaids to Life
- Deleted and Extended Scenes with Intros by director Rob Marshall
- Legends of On Stranger Tides
- In Search of the Fountain
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is also part of the Pirates of the Caribbean: Four-Pack Collection, which releases to home video on October 18, 2011.