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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
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Tagline: All pirates must die.
Keira as: Elizabeth Turner
Genre: Action, Adventure
Duration: 129 minutes
Written by: Jeff Nathanson, Terry Rossio
Directed by: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
Other cast: Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario
Release date: May 26, 2017
Production budget: $230m
Total worldwide gross: $794.8m
Filming locations: Queensland, Australia

The rip-roaring 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.

Production Info
  • The joke Uncle Jack (Paul McCartney) tells Jack Sparrow is the same one Al Pacino told Johnny Depp during production of Donnie Brasco, “A skeleton walks into a bar, orders a beer and a mop… “
  • Although this film was initially claimed to be the last in the series, a sixth installment was announced shortly after its release.
  • Has the shortest running time of all the Pirates of the Caribbean films.
  • To prevent fans and paparazzi from interfering with the production, secret filming locations used the production name of ‘Herschel.’
  • Christoph Waltz was originally cast in the role of Captain Brand, but dropped out due to other work commitments. Javier Bardem was then given the role, but the name was changed from Brand to Salazar to sound more Mediterranean to accompany Bardem’s Spanish descent. Bardem and Waltz had both previously played villains in Daniel Craig James Bond films. Bardem in Skyfall, and Waltz in Spectre.
  • In several countries, the film is set to be released as Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge, including English-speaking countries.
  • Uncle Jack (Paul McCartney) is seen singing the song Maggie Mae. It is an old drinking song of the sea from Liverpool and featured on The Beatles’ Let it Be album – sung by John Lennon.
  • With a release six years after its predecessor, this marked the largest gap between the Pirates of the Caribbean films.
  • The Latin inscription on the diary reads “Verum omna simul astra”, which bluntly means “all the stars speak the truth always.”
  • Salazar’s face was full makeup that meant Javier Bardem spent three hours to have it applied, but his hair was entirely CG. To achieve this, Bardem’s hair was pulled back and a makeup artist added marking dots on his face, which tracked the motion of his head in post production.
  • The majority of filming took place in Queensland, Australia–becoming the largest production to ever shoot in the country.
  • Much like other Pirate of the Caribbean films, there is an additional scene at the end of the credits.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is the only film in the Pirates franchise whose title quotes audio from the Disneyland and Walt Disney World attractions. Actual audio from the attractions were featured in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.
  • The film was originally set to release on July 7, 2017. An earlier installment in the series Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest was also released on this date eleven years prior. The release date was later changed to May 26, 2017.
  • The character Captain Salazar is named after former Portuguese Republican President and dictator António de Oliveira Salazar (1889-1970).
  • The IMAX format of this movie is specially adapted exclusively for IMAX theatres. The film was composed for the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with a common top, just like the first three films, which were shot like that through the Super 35 format, and was opened up to 1.90:1 for the entire film by using more of the bottom of the frame.
  • Captain Salazar is the first supernatural villain of the Pirates franchise who isn’t a pirate.
  • This is the second Pirates of the Caribbean entry to be filmed digitally and the first to be filmed with ARRI Alexa cameras.