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Elizabeth didn't get cursed because she didn't take the coin from its original chest, the coin got passed on to Will Turner and then Elizabeth, Bill Turner was the one that took that same coin from the chest and he got cursed. Quote from conversation between Barbossa and Elizabeth about the curse: "...So the heathen gods placed upon the gold...a ...


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Jack was shown checking his compass to decide whether or not to go back and help. However, what the compass told him was never shown. My understanding is that he came back because the compass pointed towards the Black Pearl. He looked at the compass as he was in a moral dilemma because he had abandoned his crew and friends to die when he alone was ...


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For the same reason that young Will Turner wasn't cursed after wearing the medallion. After young Will is rescued in the beginning of the first movie, young Elizabeth finds the medallion on young Will, and not wanting him arrested and hung as a pirate, takes it and begins wearing it herself. Neither of them were cursed by that act. It wasn't the simple act ...


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Jack has two drives: Self-preservation Being captain of a ship It has been shown time and again how Jack will go to extraordinary lengths to become captain of a ship, even if it's just a rowboat (as seen at the end of At World's End). When the Kraken was attacking The Black Pearl, Jack's first instinct was the same as anyone else's would be in such a ...


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My reading of the situation is that the curse only affects someone if they take it from the chest.


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From the PotC wikia: At some point in time, Davy Jones would strike a bargain with Jack Sparrow to resurrect his beloved vessel the Wicked Wench, which he would rename as the Black Pearl, in return for a hundred years of servitude aboard the Dutchman. Also: Beckett wanted to hit Jack where it hurts the most, so he set the Wicked Wench on ...


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As described in the Pirates of the Caribbean wiki, at the start of William Turner Sr.'s career, he was simply Billy Turner. Since Billy is not a 'fit name for a pirate', he was named Bloody Bill Turner. It wasn't until he assisted Barbossa in the mutiny and then turned on the mutineers by sending his son a single piece of eight, thus ensuring their ...


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They were in the middle of a sword fight when Will proposed to Elizabeth. He has Barbossa marry them on the spot as it appears that it will be the only chance they'll get to be married. Whether or not Barbossa is responsible for Will's father's death, or whether or not Will remembers this fact never enters into the decision.


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We don't know. In the first Pirates film, The Curse of the Black Pearl, Jack Sparrow and Will discuss Bootstrap Bill Turner: William Turner: You knew my father. Jack Sparrow: I knew him. Probably one of the few who knew him as William Turner. Everyone else just called him "Bootstrap" or "Bootstrap Bill". William Turner: "Bootstrap"? Jack ...


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There is a common sailors' phrase: "Davy Jones' Locker" which means "the bottom of the ocean": Davy Jones' Locker, also Davy Jones's Locker, is an idiom for the bottom of the sea: the state of death among drowned sailors and shipwrecks. It is used as a euphemism for drowning or shipwrecks in which the sailor(s)'s and/or ship(s)'s remains are consigned to ...


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The only explanation is given in the second film, Dead Man's Chest. In it, this exchange takes place between Elizabeth and Jack: ELIZABETH SWANN Jack, the Letters, give them back. JACK SPARROW No. Persuade me. ELIZABETH SWANN You do know Will taught me how handle a sword. JACK SPARROW As I said... ...


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He was shocked by fact that he lost the Dutchman. And has not chance of winning the battle and even to come alive which was sure victory situation at start. From wikia: Despite losing the Flying Dutchman, Beckett remains confident of his victory and takes out the Endeavour to destroy the Black Pearl personally. Jack, to everyone's surprise, orders ...


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In a narrative like this, it's not so easy (nor productive) to use binary terms like "dead" or "alive" or think of a "place" like World's End as a real location. Indeed, throughout the franchise they continually play with different conceptions of dead, living, animated, silent, present, missing, etc. You might just as well ask whether or not Barbossa was ...


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Yes he died and reached this place known as The World's End located far beyond the Caribbean and Singapore, which is one of the most inaccessible places in the world. It could be found only by using the navigational charts, which were presented to the esteemed navigator Wu Ling for his journeys to the 'afterlife'. These charts would later be given to the ...


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I assume that you're asking about the final scenes on the island, when Jack is rummaging through the riches in the island's cave (providing a very unromantic setting for Will's and Elizabeth's conversation) The answer to your question is that not all the items in that cave bring you the curse. Only the coins do, as explained to Elizabeth by captain ...


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Singapore, at that time, was one of the busiest ports in Asia. If not the busiest port. Pirates would have visited Singapore often. Also, prostitution is not illegal in Singapore. A prostitute wears something which makes them alluring, and a corset definitely fits that bill. The inference is that Jack Sparrow had frequently been to Singapore, had ...


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In the film Davy Jones is supposed to be ferrying souls lost at sea into the Locker so they can be at peace. However, the Davy Jones in the film is not doing his job properly, hence the weird/fish/ocean/coral like appearance of him and his crew. Instead, Davy Jones is attacking pirates and sailors and offering them a choice, to die or to serve on his ship. ...


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This kind of behavior has been shown on screen a few other times also. When a captain realizes that his death is upon him and that there's nothing he can do about it, they tend to shut down and forget about anything else. A couple of other examples off the top of my head: The Fifth Element (at the beginning, when a captain tries firing missiles at the source ...


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This is the conversation between Jack Sparrow and Bootstrap Bill when the latter came to deliver Davy Jones' message and the black spot: Jack: And to what do I owe the pleasure of your carbuncle? Bootstrap: He sent me. Davy Jones. Jack: So it's you, then. He shanghaied you into service, eh? Bootstrap: I chose it. I'm sorry for the part I played in ...



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