Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard, Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn't know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past.
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Nothing really special about this Pirates movie either. The storyline wasn't good and there were a lot less main characters in this film than the ones that proceeded this film. The one good thing about this movie was that there was no Keira Knightly. She is terrible and very annoying which was a welcome relief after watching this film. At the same time they replace Knightly with Penelope Cruz. Another that I am not all that fond of but atleast her accent isn't as bad and her acting is a little better. Watch this one if you've seen the other pirate movies but otherwise it's not something that I would check out. 5/10
i didnt think it would be that good as they have already made loads of them but it was way better than pirates of the carribean at worlds end which i didnt expect. i really enjoyed it and loved how they brought all the characters together and they story line is just great.
If you are a fan of the Pirates series of movies, let's just say, this one doesn't disappoint at all.
Johnny Depp is again at the helm as Captain Jack Sparrow. No one could EVER do this part better than Johnny Depp. Believe me when I say, after 4 movies, he doesn't miss a step as Captain Jack and it's all just as fresh as movie one.
The addition of Blackbeard and his daughter are very well written and casted. I didn't even miss Keira Knightly as Elizabeth and Orlando Bloom as Will Turner... in fact, I found it rather refreshing that they were NOT in this movie at all.
Like I said, if you are a fan of the first 3, On Stranger Tides delivers and holds true to the spirit of Pirates of the Caribbean. It's a must see... Savvy?!?
... Or is it?
Overall, this movie was probably more comedy rather than action this time around. I found the film to be humorous and excellent to had watched in the theatres. There were more parts that made me laugh in this one, than the first three films.
Jack Sparrow (played by Johnny Depp) did not disappoint, at all. However, like the other movies, he is still after his ship after losing it (yet again). I still LOVE this movie, though. Sure, the story-line is somewhat of the same with his ship, but at least with each movie, there are different adventures to be had.
I cannot wait for the next film to be put out. Let's hope it is even better than this one! :)
Dont get me wrong this movie was a great movie but it wasint as good as the others. Their was less funny and less plot i felt. Jhonny Depp was of coarse amazing and being introduced to Black beard and his daughter along with other new charachters was fun but it just wasint the same. Im a huge pirates fan and always will be but i was a tad disappointed by this 4th one. There was interesting turns like the mermaids and zombies but i felt they wereint used enough and that they were only used to try and make a film that needed help...I of coarse want there to be another film and clumsy Jack sparrow was as hot and funny as usual it just wasint what i expected and as good. It seemed like they were rlly trying to make the movie flow and sometimes it felt strained like they were running out of ideas or things to do. The concept of the fountain of youth was indeed interesting and i felt there was more interesting things they could of done with it but the ending was funny and good. Im waiting for another one to come out and will still always be a fan!
For any die hard Pirates fan, four years are worth the wait for the latest installment of the world wide grossing franchise to happen. Being a Pirates nerd myself, I was very excited and a bit uneasy about the new film, directed by Rob Marshall and, once again, starring the witty and outrageously hilarious Johnny Depp.I’m not going to lie, I had my doubts when I saw the trailer for this film. In my opinion, the third Pirates tied up all loose ends and drew a close to the legacy of Captain Jack Sparrow and his adventure, which I thought, despise the opinions of others, to be very well written. In Stranger Tides, gone was the highly watchable romantic arc between Kiera Knightly and Orlando Bloom’s characters, instead we get a strange new Spanish flavor with a new character portrayed by Penelope Cruz, as well as a new villain, Blackbeard. Maybe it’s just me, but doesn’t this has, “been there, done that” written all over it?Nevertheless, I went and saw the movie. I was mildly satisfied, partially because of the comic relief moments brought by Depp. The film, however, is a long shot from achieving the epicness of its predecessors, notably “At Worlds’s End”. The story itself couldn’t be more simple, but it’s beguiled by the many subplots that jump all over the places. The Black Pearl doesn’t even appear in this movie, and Jack Sparrow is being captured by pretty much every single other major characters. Penelope Cruz plays Angelica, a love interest from Jack’s past. Together, they join a quest with the evil pirate lord Blackbeard, played by none other than Ian McShane, in search of the Fountain of Youth.The title of the film, On Stranger Tides, suggests that the majority of the movie should be set on the ocean. In reality, the characters spend half of the movie in jungles and caves, leaving their ships and crew to vicious man-eating mermaids. Yes, there are mermaids in this film. In fact, a subplot involving a young missionary and a mermaid takes up almost the entire movie, and I must admit, it was probably the most uninspired and cliche story arc in any of the Pirates movies. It’s funny how the producers cast actors resembling to Bloom and Knightly in an attempt to compensate for their absence. Needless to say, they failed miserably.The highly of the movie belongs to Geoffery Rush, who once again portrays the wicked and funny Captain Hector Barbossa. Now working under the King, the former pirate forces Jack to join him oh his quest to find the fountain, but secretly allying himself with the Spanish in order to seek revenge on Blackbeard. As always, Barbossa’s screen time, way too small as it was, brings a few light hearted fun to an otherwise aimless sequel filled with mindless action stunts and cheesy CGI.Several notable veteran actors made a few unexpected cameos, including Richard Griffith, who is remembered for his role in some of the Harry Potter films. Judy Dench, who plays a wealthy noblewoman whom Jack briefly encounters. Keith Richard returns as Jack’s mysterious father, who once again serves as a sage type of figure.Hans Zimmer also returns as the film’s composer, who complied soundtracks from the previous films and threw in a fresh Spanish twist.Despite the many returning, the new film lacks the stunning visual and grand scope that has become a trademark for the Pirates films. With less characters, a less intriguing story line, and a somewhat disjoint cast, On Stranger Tides may leave fans question their reasons for watching another so-so Hollywood blockbuster sequel. Nevertheless, the movie doesn’t fail to captivate general audience with its new direction and fares well with its absurd but not too ridiculous plot while proving itself to be a solid continuation of Jerry Bruckheimer’s masterpiece.