Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Synopsis: Once again we're plunged into the world of sword fights and "savvy" pirates. Captain Jack Sparrow is reminded he owes a debt to Davy Jones, who captains the flying Dutchman, a ghostly ship, with a crew from hell. Facing the "locker" Jack must find the heart of Davy Jones but to save himself he must get the help of quick-witted Will Turner and Elizabeth Swan. If that's not complicated enough, Will and Elizabeth are sentenced to hang, unless will can get Lord Cutler Beckett Jack's compass, Will is forced to join another crazy adventure with Jack.
Director(s): Gore Verbinski
Production: Buena Vista
  Won 1 Oscar. Another 42 wins & 53 nominations.
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151 min

How do you know him?

We've had dealings in the past.

And we've each

left our mark on the other.

What mark did he leave on you?

By your efforts,

Jack Sparrow was set free.

I would like you to go to him

and recover a certain property

in his possession.

Recover. At the point of a sword?


Letters of marque.

You will offer

what amounts to a full pardon.

Jack will be free,

a privateer in the employ of England.

Somehow I doubt Jack will consider

employment the same as being free.


Jack Sparrow is a dying breed.

The world is shrinking,

the blank edges of the map filled in.

Jack must find his place

in the New World or perish.

Not unlike you, Mr. Turner.

You and your fiance

face the hangman's noose.

- So you get Jack and the Black Pearl.

- The Black Pearl?

- The property you want that he possesses.

- A ship? Hardly.

The item in question is considerably

smaller and far more valuable,

something Sparrow keeps

on his person at all times.

A compass?

Ah, you know it.

Bring back that compass

or there's no deal.

Why is the rum always gone?


That's why.

As you were, gents.


Time's run out, Jack.


Bill Turner.

You look good, Jack.

Is this a dream?


I thought not.

If it were, there'd be rum.

You got the Pearl back, I see.

I had some help retrieving the Pearl,

by the way.

Your son.


He ended up a pirate after all.

And to what do I owe

the pleasure of your carbuncle?

He sent me.

Davy Jones.


So it's you, then.

He shanghaied you

into service, eh?

I chose it.

I'm sorry for the part I played

in the mutiny against you, Jack.

I stood up for you.

Everything went wrong after that.

They strapped me to a cannon.

I ended up on the bottom of the ocean,

the weight of the water

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Ted Elliott

Ted Elliott (born July 4, 1961) is an American screenwriter. Along with his writing partner Terry Rossio, Elliott has written some of the most successful American films of the past 30 years, including Aladdin, Shrek and the Pirates of the Caribbean series. In 2004, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Writers Guild of America; his term on the board ended in 2006. more…

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