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A series of fantasy adventure films produced following the adventures of eccentric Pirate Captain Jack Sparrow as he does battle with his undead crewmates, Davy Jones, the East India Trading Company and Blackbeard. It is based on ride in Disney theme park with same name.

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Is Salazar really what Jack fears most?

During the course of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, we come to learn that Jack's compass can be "betrayed" and it releases one's greatest fear! But is Salazar really what Jack ...
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Who are the nine Pirate Lords?

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End mentions the Pirate Lords. It states that there are nine Pirate Lords. Hector Barbossa tells a story about Calypso and how the Bretheran court acts on binding ...
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Why didn't Jack ask for help when Elizabeth cuffed him?

What I want to know is, why didn't Jack ask for help when Elizabeth cuffed him to the ship during the Kraken attack? He could have easily shouted for help from his crew.
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Was Davy Jones' ability to teleport ever explained in-universe?

When Will Turner is captured by Davy Jones' men, he tells Davy Jones that he was sent by Jack Sparrow to settle a debt. We cut to Jack Sparrow looking at Davy Jones through a telescope, and as he ...
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How did Jack get to the island, and how did he become so important so quickly?

In the 2nd Pirates of the Carribean movie, Dead Man's Chest (2006), Jack Sparrow is visited by Bootstrap Bill aboard the Black Pearl. The next time we see Jack, he's on an island and clearly ...
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Why did Syrena take Philip under water?

At the end of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) we can see in Syrena (mermaid) and Philip having the below conversation: Syrena: You're hurt. Philip: Body, only. My mind is at ...
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What did Calypso say after Barbossa asked for her help?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, after Calypso is released and grows into a giant, Barbossa asks her to destroy the East India Trading Company who he tells her that they believe to be her ...
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Why Jack Sparrow let Will Turner escape?

In the Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) Jack is meeting with Beckett on board the Endeavour, he has a deal where Jack has to take Beckett to the pirates. However, later he lets ...
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Why does Tia Dalma refuse to resurrect Governor Swann?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, After rescuing Jack, the crew meet a group of people on small vessels floating towards the same direction with some kind of lantern hanging on each vessel. ...
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How was Davy Jones able to talk to Tia Dalma (Calypso) if his ship hadn't arrived yet?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, there is a scene where Tia Dalma (Calypso) is in the brig aboard the Black Pearl, which is docked at Shipwreck Cove, and she is talking to Davy Jones. ...
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Tales of the Code: Wedlocked / Pirates of the Caribbean Timeline

There was a short movie Tales of the Code: Wedlocked which was like a spinoff to the Pirates of the Caribbean. It involved something like the marriage of Jack Sparrow. ...
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What rank is Lord Beckett?

What rank is Beckett? I do not think he is the king of England, but what is he? I mean... his name has "Lord" in it. I am not sure if he is royalty or the commander of the Navy? I don't think is ever ...
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Why did they call the ship of Davy Jones the Flying Dutchman if its story doesn't match the Dutch legend of the Flying Dutchman?

As far as I know the Dutch legend, the Flying Dutchman was a ship sailing for the "Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie" (United East India Company), and so would never even have been near the ...
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Is this pirate in the background a young Edward Teague?

I just watched the fifth Pirates of The Caribbean movie, Dead Men Tell No Tales, and noticed a potentially familiar figure during one of the flashbacks. Specifically, during a flashback to when Jack ...
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Why does Admiral James Norrington ultimately side with the pirates?

I will always stand with Sparrow and his forces... but what did Admiral Norrington see in them in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End? He had a decent rank working for Beckett aboard the HMS ...
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How did Tia Dalma acquire Captain Barbossa's body?

The final scene in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, is the revelation of the resurrection of Captain Hector Barbossa via Tia Dalma's magic (presumably), as a lead into the next film. ...
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If mermaids die in sunlight, how did Syrena survive?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides we see that Mermaids are fleeing away the from man-made light of the lighthouse and Blackbeard's ship. I assumed that they had a problem with light like ...
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How did Pirates of the Carribbean: On Stranger Tides become the most expensive movie ever made?

According to the Wikipedia article for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the film is the most expensive ever made to date, despite initially trying to cut costs. After the joint ...
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Why do enchanted ships need ship's wheel?

In Pirates of Caribbean enchanted ships like Flying Dutchman and Silent Mary defy laws of Physics because there is some curse or sorcery involved. For instance Flying Dutchman could sail under water. ...
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Why didn't Salazar shoot Jack Sparrow's ship when Jack performed the bootleg turn in front of the gate of the Devil's Triangle

If Salazar's mission in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales was only to eradicate the pirates, then why didn't he do anything when his ship's left side faced Jack's ship? That's so much ...
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Is that the Kraken's skeleton from At World's End?

In Dead Men Tell no Tales, after Jack's brief encounter with Salazar, Jack, Carina and Henry are captured and driven to a giant skeleton (where Jack is to be married to the capturer's sister): It's ...
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How does Captain Salazar know about the compass?

When Jack Sparrow gives away his compass and releases the Silent Mary from Devil's Triangle, Captain Salazar immediately knows that Sparrow has given away the compass. How does he know about Jack's ...
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Why did the Devil's Triangle only curse the crew of the Silent Mary?

Why did the Devil's triangle curse only Captain Salazar and his crew? Surely there were previous ships that entered the triangle before this. What happened to them? Even Henry's ship enters the ...
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Why did Becket order the Kraken to be killed

Lord Beckett, the antagonist of the movie, who controls Davy Jones, decides to ask said Davy Jones to kill his incredibly powerful sea-monster: the Kraken. Since Beckett controlled Jones and since ...
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How is Davy Jones Alive? [duplicate]

In movie At World's End wasn't Davy Jones killed. The how is he back in Dead Men Tell No Tales. Didn't Jack made Will stab his heart? If he is not dead what actually happened there recollect only the ...
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Why he couldn't take Davy Jones hand back from the gallows?

In the movie "At World's End" Davy Jones visits Calypso (Tia Dalma) at the gallows where she touches him to turn him into human form a moment; at this moment he reaches for her and suddenly he turns ...
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Restoring the Black Pearl - Ritual Question

At end of On Stranger Tides Jack says to Gibbs that he needs an hourglass, trumpet, crossbow and three goats and he can perform counter-magic to restore the Pearl, but in Dead Men Tell No Tales, ...
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Why do “dead men tell no tales”?

In the movie Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Captain Salazar said in a scene to the son of Captain Turner that "Dead Man Tell No Tales". Captain Salazar: [to the only survivor of ...
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Who cursed the Aztec gold coins?

In conversation between him and Elizabeth, Captain Barbossa says these words, You don't know what this is, do you? It's a pirate medallion. This is Aztec gold. One of 882 identical pieces they ...
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How did Gibbs become a pirate?

At the beginning of Pirates of the Caribbean : Curse of the Black Pearl, it shows Mr. Gibbs being a sailor on Norrington's ship as a member of his crew. It is later that revealed Gibbs became a pirate ...
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What is Jack Sparrow meant by this?

In Pirates of the Caribbean : Curse of the Black Pearl(2003), Elizabeth falls down from top of the rock and sunken into the sea, Jack Sparrow was nearby talking with two guards. Realizing no one else ...
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Why is the Black Pearl partially unharmed at the begining of “At World's End”?

At the end of "Dead man's chest": Leading to his crew and friends to go after him in "At World's End". They arrive at the end of the world and fall down to Davy Jones' locker with their ship wrecked ...
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Why was Elizabeth in the rain and alone?

At the beginning of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, it shows Elizabeth Swann in the rain, by herself. This happened before Cutler Beckett arrests Will and Elizabeth. And even before ...
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How did William Turner survive? [duplicate]

In movie Pirates of Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge, lead actor is trying to remove all of the curses of the sea so he can remove the old curse of The Flying Dutchman and eventually release his father ...
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Why was Will not affected by the Aztec curse? [duplicate]

How did Will Turner not turn into a zombie when he was a child, when his father left him the last Aztec golden piece?
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How did Jack Sparrow become the captain of the ship?

In Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise, the movie begins with Jack Sparrow facing a mutiny from his first mate and coming to Port Royal to commandeer a new ship with the hope of going to Tortuga. ...
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Why is Turner's blood necessary to break the Aztec gold curse?

In Curse of the Black Pearl, we see several events whose chronological order isn't well established: the crew abandoned Jack on an island the crew found and looted Aztec gold (and got cursed) the ...
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How is Salazars curse linked with Sparrow's compass

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Jack tricks Salazar to enter into the Devil's Triangle and he got cursed to live as dead. He cannot escape the triangle. However, when Jack ...
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Jack Sparrow in the beginning of Pirates of the Caribbean 3?

In the beginning of Pirates of the Caribbean 3, while Elizabeth Swan is rowing down the river in Singapore a shadow appears of a person running across a bridge with fireworks in the back. Now, the man/...
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What is Jack Sparrow's real name?

Minor spoilers for Pirates of the Caribbean : Dead Men Tell No Tales ahead. In the aforementioned movie, we learn from Captain Salazar that when he saw Captain Jack in the crow's nest of his ship, ...
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Why did Syrena help Jack Sparrow?

Towards the end of On Stranger Tides, Syrena (who has just been freed by the dying priest-guy) helps Jack by giving him the chalices. How does she even know that her help is needed? Why? If I was her ...
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Where is Will Turner's heart at the end?

In Dead Men Tell No Tales, when the trident is finally divided, every curse in the sea disappears. So, Will Turner doesn't have to be in the Flying Dutchman forever. But he remains heartless?
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Where did Sparrow's compass really come from?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006), we see Tia Dalma claiming she gave Jack his compass. In her wiki: So it was to this mysterious and beautiful mystic that Jack Sparrow ...
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Why weren't Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides?

Both Keira Knightley and Orlando Bloom, two actors whose characters were very important to the story of the original trilogy, are absent in the fourth installment of the Pirates series. Besides story ...
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How is the Black Pearl caught up?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017), Jack Sparrow and his crew decide to try and outrun the dead on the Black Pearl. [The Black Pearl] is said to be "nigh uncatchable". ...
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What are the crabs at World's End?

When Jack Sparrow is stranded inside Davy Jones' Locker, in At World's End, he is there alone (if we exclude any of his clones) with the Black Pearl on a desert. He finds a mysterious moving rock, ...
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How did the barnacles get there in Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales?

In Dead Men Tell No Tale, Will Turner appears to have a nightmare about being visited by a cursed Davy Jones during the post-credits scene. But there are still barnacles on the floor after Turner "...
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What is meant by “Dying is the day worth living for”?

When I heard this "Dying is the day worth living for" quote from Hector Barbossa in "Pirates Of The Carribean: At Worlds End", somehow it moved me. I found inspirations in it. But what it means truly? ...
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Why are Comodore James Norrington and Weatherby Swann the same just as young, but Elizabeth Swann and Will Turner change their age respectively?

In the start of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, both characters have this supposed age. Here are pictures of Comodore Norrington and Weatherby Swann in the opening scene and ...
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Why did Davy Jones stab Will Turner thereby risking his life?

During Pirates of the Carribbean: At World's End, the following exchange occurs: Jones: Ah. Love. A dreadful bond. And yet, so easily severed. Tell me, William Turner. Do you fear death? Jack: ...