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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Rip-roaring fun for kids who don't mind skeletons.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

December 27, 2010
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Entertaining, exciting, and engrossing with a genuine feel of adventure along with excellent performances...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009
Cole Smithey

Were it not for Johnny Depp's crassly reassured character creation of scoundrel pirate Captain Jack Sparrow, there would be nothing to relish in this overlong and witless waste of celluloid based on a Disneyland ride.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: C-

April 18, 2009
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

It's just a lot of fun.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

October 18, 2008

one of the all time greatest adventure flicks

| Original Score: 5/5

April 9, 2008
David Ansen
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Here -- in a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced high-seas adventure that incorporates roaring cannons, oddball comedy, a love story and more than a touch of the supernatural -- Depp unleashes his theatrical bravado. He's hilarious.

Full Review Source: Newsweek

November 1, 2007
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound

Oops, there I go again talking about Johnny Depp. Get used to that. He's all you'll remember from the movie.

Full Review Source: Big Picture Big Sound | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 14, 2007
Ted Murphy
Murphy's Movie Reviews

The whole feature film is one giant ride -- which considering its origins is perhaps to be expected. ... Depp gives his loosest and looniest performance yet -- and it is spectacular.

Full Review Source: Murphy's Movie Reviews | Original Score: A-

May 31, 2007

Time Out
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Depp invests this overfed, action-tractioned swashbuckler with a voluptuous wit and spry spontaneity it surely doesn't deserve.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Jason Zingale

Pirates of the Caribbean is exactly what you look for in a summer blockbuster, all while delivering a much-needed overhaul to the classic pirate flicks of the golden years.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

July 5, 2005
Michael Dequina

Depp's highly strange, oddly magnetic, and irresistibly entertaining performance energizes the overextended, two-hour-plus proceedings.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/4

January 3, 2005
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

It echoes the ambition, mischief, boyish glee, and whimsical wit of 80s adventure films like Raiders of the Lost Ark, Gremlins, The Goonies, and The Princess Bride....

| Original Score: B+

December 6, 2004
Tony Medley

If you think the title is long, wait until you see the movie.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/10

October 7, 2004
Mark Sells
Film Threat

Tthe real surprise here is how strong the writing holds up.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

August 14, 2004
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Comes close to recreating some of the bigger-than-life wonder that we experience at the movies in our childhood. Depp is a fey, hilarious wonder.

Full Review Source: F5 (Wichita, KS) | Original Score: 4/5

July 6, 2004
Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

May cause you to sing "Yo, ho-ho and a bottle of rum" and shout phrases such as "Tie the scurvy dogs to the yardarm" just for the fun of it.

Full Review Source: Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY) | Original Score: 3/4

June 23, 2004

It's a rare thing when I come out of a movie theater these days saying the words, 'Geez, I hope they do a sequel to this thing.'

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4.5/5

March 4, 2004
Austin O'Connor
Lowell Sun

Depp is wonderful here, and Sparrrow is the best creation of the movie year.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 28, 2004
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

...Full of colorful visuals, amazing special effects, and plenty of silly fun for the whole family.

Full Review Source: Film Quips Online | Original Score: 4.5/5

February 10, 2004
Scott Chitwood

Both kids and adults will thoroughly enjoy this movie. It's a lot of fun and well worth checking out. I highly recommend checking it out on the big screen.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 9/10

February 7, 2004
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