Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Synopsis: Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp) crosses paths with a woman from his past (Cruz), and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable pirate Blackbeard (McShane), Jack finds himself on an unexpected adventure in which he doesn't know who to fear more: Blackbeard or the woman from his past.
Director(s): Rob Marshall
Production: Walt Disney Pictures
  2 wins & 31 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
136 min

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Who are you?

- What is this man?

- Your Majesty...

- We caught him up in our fishing nets.

- He's been telling stories, stories that...

We believe he's found him...

Ponce de Len...

He said he found

Ponce de Leon's ship.

- He sailed on it.

- No, I told you...

- Ponce de Leon died 200 years ago.

- Aye, but he died searching for something, didn't he ?

The Fountain of Youth...

How soon can you sail ?

With the tide.

Pirates of the Caribbean:

On Stranger Tides


Pirates execution today!

Watch him swing.

Hurry papa, or we'll miss the hanging.

It's not a hanging, dear, it's a trial.

The hanging comes this afternoon.

Come on!

On your feet.

Move along, pirate!

Or should I say filthy pirate!

Come on .

Order !

Now appearing before the courts, the

notorious and infamous pirate...

...pillager and highwayman,

Captain Jack Sparrow!

I told ya. Me names Gibbs. Joshamee Gibbs.

How many times do I have to...

Hear Ye, Hear Ye. Presiding over these

trials, all rise and attend...

the right Honorable Justice Smith!

Quiet !


- What do we have here?

- Jack?

Not necessary.

You were saying ?

Jack Sparrow is not my name.

My name is Joshamee Gibbs.

Is that so? It says Jack Sparrow here.

I told em. I'm not Jack Sparrow, who I would be happy

to identify to the court, if it would help my case.

I think that would be a poor defense. Unless you

want to be bludgeoned again like a harp seal.

Prisoner claiming to be innocent to

being Jack Sparrow. How do you find ?

- No trial ? But aren't we here to examine the evidence?

- Foreman, your finding. Guilty ?

Guilty verdict means he'll hang.

Hang him ! String him up !

- Guilty ?

- That's not fair!

Shut it!

Joshamee Gibbs. For the crime of which

you've been found guilty of.

Of being innocent of being Jack Sparrow.

I hereby commute your sentence...

and order that you be imprisoned for the remainder

of your miserable, morible, mutton chop life.

- What?

- Hang him !

There !

String him up ! Hang him high !

It needs to be arranged to transport this

prisoner to the Tower of London!

Thank you very much.

Get up you !

Hell, horse and teeth. Now we're both headed

for prison.

Not to worry. I've paid off the driver.

Ten minutes we'll be outside London town

horses waitin and tonight we'll make the coast.

Then it's just a matter of finding the ship.

- All part of a plan, yes ?

- Exactly.

I arrived in London town just this

morning to rescue one Joshamee...

...Gibbs from one appointment with the


Seeing as how you're still alive, I'd say

it's all been very successful this far.

What happened to you, Gibbs? I thought you

were employed elsewhere or otherwise engaged.

Aye, but I always listen like a thief for

news of the Black Pearl.

Nobody see where she might next make


Then I hear a rumor.

Jack Sparrow's in London. With

a ship, and lookin for a crew.

- Am not.

- But that's what I heard.

Fact is, your signing up me ??. Pub

called the Captains Daughter.

- Am not!

- Well I thought it a bit odd.

But then you've never been the most

predictable of sorts.

Tell me something. There is another Jack

Sparrow out there sullying my good name ?

- An imposter.

- Indeed.

- But...an imposter with a ship.

- And in need of a crew.

Which as fate would have it, so am I.

How bout you, Jack? Last I heard you

were hellbent to find the Fountain of Youth.

Any luck ?

Circumstances arose and forced compelling


.. regarding discretion and valor.

- Meaning, ye gave up.

- I did not!

I'm just as bent as ever.

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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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