About

Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.

8.0
14k
Directed by

Gore Verbinski

Written by

Ted Elliott (Screenplay)
Terry Rossio (Screenplay)
Darrin Denlinger (Storyboard)
Jay Wolpert (Screenstory)
Stuart Beattie (Screenstory)

Runtime

143 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Prepare to be blown out of the water.

Cast

Keywords

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Lists

#371 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#248 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Visual Effects Terry D. Frazee

Oscar nomination for Best Makeup

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role Johnny Depp

Oscar nomination for Best Sound Mixing David E. Campbell David Parker Christopher Boyes