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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales also known as “Pirates of the Caribbean 5,” “P.O.T.C. 5,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge,” “A Karib-tenger kalózai: Salazar bosszúja,” “Karayip Korsanlari: Salazar'in Intikami,” “Karibu piratai: Salazaro kerstas,” “Kariibi mere piraadid: Surnud pole jutumehed,” “Piraci z Karaibów 5,” “Piraci z Karaibów: Zemsta Salazara,” “Piratas das Caraíbas: Homens Mortos Não Contam Histórias,” “Piratas del Caribe: La venganza de Salazar,” “Piratas do Caribe: A Vingança de Salazar,” “Pirates des Caraïbes - La vengeance de Salazar,” “Pirates des Caraïbes 5,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazars Rache,” “Pirati dei Caraibi - La vendetta di Salazar,” “Pirati sa Kariba: Mrtva usta ne govore”

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of adventure violence, and some suggestive content.

Check back later for review coming from contributor Alexander Malsan by May 27

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Primary Audience:
Teens Adults
Genre:
Action Adventure Comedy Fantasy 3D IMAX 3D Sequel
Length:
2 hr. 9 min.
Year of Release:
2017
USA Release:
May 26, 2017 (wide—4,276 theaters)
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Featuring: Johnny DeppCaptain Jack Sparrow
Orlando BloomCaptain William “Will” Turner, Jr.
Javier BardemCaptain Armando Salazar
Geoffrey RushCaptain Hector Barbossa
Keira KnightleyElizabeth Swann, Will Turner’s wife
Kaya Scodelario … Carina Smyth, astronomer
Stephen Graham … Scrum, a British Royal Navy officer
David Wenham … Scarfield
Brenton Thwaites … Henry Turner, son of Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann
Golshifteh Farahani … Shansa, a sea-witch
Goran D. Kleut … Pirate Broom
Ben O'Toole … British Executioner
Kevin McNally … Gibbs
Jessica Green … Towns Woman
Paul McCartney … Uncle Jack—uncle of Captain Jack Sparrow
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Director: Joachim Rønning—“Bandidas” (2006), “Kon-Tiki” (2012)
Espen Sandberg—“Bandidas” (2006), “Kon-Tiki” (2012)
Producer: Jerry Bruckheimer
Walt Disney Pictures
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Distributor: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.’ The adventure finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), escape from the Devil's Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea—notably Jack.

Jack's only hope of survival lies in the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it he must forge an uneasy alliance with Carina Smyth (Kaya Scodelario), a brilliant and beautiful astronomer, and Henry (Brenton Thwaites), a headstrong young sailor in the Royal Navy.

At the helm of the Dying Gull, his pitifully small and shabby ship, Captain Jack seeks not only to reverse his recent spate of ill fortune, but to save his very life from the most formidable and malicious foe he has ever faced.”


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Comments from young people
Positive—I just got back from watching this movie, and WOW. It was such a fun experience. Great action, great actors, and great comedy. The sets and visual effects were phenomenal. Johnny Depp did an amazing job as always at playing Jack Sparrow. I believe this chapter was better than the previous one—which I enjoyed very much, but not to the extent of this one.

***SPOILER*** I loved how they brought back Will Turner and had him meet with his wife, Elizabeth at the end. That was probably my favorite part. ***END SPOIlER***

I’d say the only things in this movie that should be taken with caution would be the brutal violence, a shot of a basket beneath a guillotine with two severed heads with flies consuming them, and the cruel carelessness for the lives of others. Aside from those few things, I would highly recommend this movie to everyone ten and up—anyone under ten would probably be a little disturbed by the film’s undead-themed content.
My Ratings: Moral rating: Good / Moviemaking quality: 4½
—Phoenix, age 16 (Philippines)

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