Oct 02, 2021 · Compiling reviews from IMDb and Metacritic, Stacker composed a list of the 25 best space movies of all time, from classic hits to new releases.
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate Captain Jack Sparrow to save Turner's love, Elizabeth Swann, from cursed pirates led by Jack's mutinous former first mate, Hector Barbossa. Jack wants revenge against Barbossa, who left him stranded on an island before stealing his ship, the Black Pearl, along with 882 pieces of cursed Aztec Gold.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Lord Cutler Beckett of the East India Trading Company arrests Will and Elizabeth for aiding Captain Jack Sparrow in the previous film. Beckett offers clemency if Will agrees to search for Jack's compass in a bid to find the Dead Man's Chest—and inside, the heart of villainous Davy Jones—which would give Beckett control of the seas. However, Jack wants the Chest to escape from an unpaid debt with Jones, who made Jack captain of the Black Pearl for 13 years in exchange for 100 years of service...
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Lord Beckett gains power over Davy Jones and, with the help of the Flying Dutchman, he is now executing his plans to extinguish piracy forever. To stand against the East India Trading Co., Will, Elizabeth, Barbossa, and the crew of the Black Pearl set out to rescue Captain Jack Sparrow from Davy Jones' Locker. As one of the Nine Pirate Lords, Jack is needed in order to release an ancient goddess with the power to defeat Beckett's forces.
Tales of the Code: Wedlocked
Wenches Scarlett (Lauren Maher) and Giselle (Vanessa Branch) fix each other up for their wedding, in which they would each marry their groom. Upon realizing that both their grooms were the same man—Jack Sparrow—the two wenches find themselves in an auction led by the Auctioneer. The short film serves as a prequel to The Curse of the Black Pearl, explaining just why Jack Sparrow's boat, the Jolly Mon, was seen sinking at the beginning of the whole story, and explaining why wenches Scarlett and...
Box office performance
The Pirates of the Caribbean film series was successful at the box office, with each film grossing over $650 million, and all but Dead Men Tell No Tales at some point ranking among the fifty highest-grossing films of all time. It also became the first ever series to have multiple films passing the billion dollar mark in box office revenues with Dead Man's Chest and On Stranger Tides, since followed by other film franchises. The Curse of the Black Pearl was the third-highest-grossing 2003 film...
Critical and public response
The series is noted for its high quality of acting talent; this is one of the aspects of the films that has always been praised. The visual and practical effects are considered some of the best ever done on film, so much so that audiences believed certain CGI elements of the films were real and done practically. However, the plots of the four sequels have received mixed reviews, with the general consensus that they are too bloated and convoluted to follow. Pirates of the Caribbean is noted fo...
5 days ago · The series currently has twenty-five films, with the most recent, No Time to Die, released in September 2021. With a combined gross of nearly $7 billion to date, it is the sixth-highest-grossing film series. Accounting for inflation, it has earned over $14 billion at current prices.
Oct 01, 2021 · So in 2013, inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s film, A+E debuted Bates Motel, a contemporary prequel that pulls the curtain back on Norman Bates and the troubling relationship with his mother. Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga star as the son and mother duo, joined by a cast that includes Max Thieriot, Olivia Cooke, Nestor Cabonell and Nicola Peltz.
Oct 04, 2021 · Stacker compiled a list of the best space movies of all time according to the Stacker score, which equally weighs a film’s IMDb user score and Metascore (data from October 2020), so both critics ...
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