Best Pirate Movies

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Best Pirate Movies

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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley
Rated PG-13

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 American swashbuckler film directed by Gore Verbinski. It is the first installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, and stars Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, and Keira Knightley. The story follows pirate Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp) and his rag-tag crew as they search for the legendary Black Pearl ship, in order to lift a curse that has been placed upon them. Along the way they encounter the villainous captain, Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), and his crew of cursed pirates. They must then find a way to defeat him and save their ship and the town of Port Royal. The film was a massive success at the box office, becoming the fifth-highest-grossing film of 2003, and was also praised by critics for its originality and special effects.

Serenity (2005)

Serenity
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Joss Whedon, starring Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alan Tudyk
Rated PG-13

Serenity is a 2005 science fiction action-adventure film written and directed by Joss Whedon. It tells the story of the crew of the Firefly-class spaceship Serenity, who are hired by a passenger of theirs to undertake a mission of great importance as they struggle to stay one step ahead of their deadly enemies. The crew, led by Mal Reynolds, is comprised of his first mate Zoe Washburne, pilot Hoban "Wash" Washburne, mercenary Jayne Cobb, mechanic Kaylee Frye, doctor Simon Tam, and his psychic sister River. They have to protect River from the Alliance, a corrupt government agency, while trying to complete their mission. Along the way, they must also contend with the Reavers, a savage race of humanoids. In the end, the crew of Serenity must rely on each other to survive and complete their mission.

Captain Phillips (2013)

Captain Phillips
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Paul Greengrass, starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Catherine Keener
Rated PG-13

Captain Phillips is a 2013 American biographical drama directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks. Based on the true story of the 2009 hijacking of the US container ship Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates, the film follows the tense negotiations between Captain Richard Phillips (Hanks) and the pirates, led by Abduwali Muse (Barkhad Abdi). When the pirates board the ship and take Phillips and his crew hostage, the captain must find a way to keep his crew safe, prevent the pirates from taking control of the ship, and ultimately survive. The film also depicts the efforts of the U.S. military to catch the pirates and rescue Phillips. Ultimately, Phillips and the crew are saved and the pirates are apprehended and taken into custody.

Captain Blood (1935)

Captain Blood
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Michael Curtiz, starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill, Basil Rathbone
Rated Passed

Captain Blood is a swashbuckling adventure film set in the 17th century Caribbean. Exiled Irish doctor Peter Blood (Errol Flynn) is unjustly arrested and sold into slavery. With the help of a loyal band of pirates, he escapes captivity and reclaims his freedom to become the notorious Captain Blood. Along with his comrades, he sails the Caribbean in search of adventure, treasure, and justice for the oppressed. In the process, he falls in love with the beautiful Lady Arabella (Olivia de Havilland), and the two must outwit the evil French Governor (Lionel Atwill) and his treacherous crew in order to be together.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport
Rated PG-13

Peter Pan (1953)

Peter Pan
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Jack Kinney, starring Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried, Bill Thompson
Rated G

Treasure Planet (2002)

Treasure Planet
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short, Roscoe Lee Browne
Rated PG

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Gore Verbinski, starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Geoffrey Rush
Rated PG-13

Treasure Island (1950)

Treasure Island
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Byron Haskin, starring Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney, Walter Fitzgerald
Rated PG

Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

Muppet Treasure Island
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Brian Henson, David Lane, starring Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders, Kevin Bishop
Rated G

Hook (1991)

Hook
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins
Rated PG

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Rob Marshall, starring Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush
Rated PG-13

The Pirate Fairy (2014)

The Pirate Fairy
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Peggy Holmes, starring Mae Whitman, Christina Hendricks, Tom Hiddleston, Lucy Liu
Rated G

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg, starring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Orlando Bloom
Rated PG-13

Pirates (1986)

Pirates
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Roman Polanski, starring Walter Matthau, Cris Campion, Damien Thomas, Olu Jacobs
Rated PG-13

Yellowbeard (1983)

Yellowbeard
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Mel Damski, starring Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong
Rated PG

Peter Pan 2: Return to Never Land (2002)

Peter Pan 2: Return to Never Land
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Robin Budd, Donovan Cook, starring Blayne Weaver, Harriet Owen, Corey Burton, Jeff Bennett
Rated G

Cutthroat Island (1995)

Cutthroat Island
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Renny Harlin, starring Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella, Maury Chaykin
Rated PG-13

Pan (2015)

Pan
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Joe Wright, starring Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund, Rooney Mara
Rated PG

The Ice Pirates (1984)

The Ice Pirates
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Stewart Raffill, starring Robert Urich, Mary Crosby, Michael D. Roberts, Anjelica Huston
Rated PG

The Pirate Movie (1982)

The Pirate Movie
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Ken Annakin, starring Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr
Rated PG

 



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