• Released
  • July 7, 2006
  • PG-13 , 2 hr 31 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Comedy
  • 6,742 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) must find a way to save his soul from ghostly pirate Davey Jones.

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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
It's too long, unnecessarily complicated and often silly, but Gore Verbinski's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is still the...
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75

Chicago Tribune

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Two of the big action set-pieces easily outdo anything from the previous edition.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Lively is an odd word for something called Dead Man's Chest, but lively it is. You won't find hotter action, wilder thrills or loopier...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It does deliver a combustible combination of ingredients for a summer blockbuster: a cornucopia of action and dazzling effects, some...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Depp is the comic gel that holds the whole enterprise together. The performance is a total delight that somehow combines Bugs Bunny, Peter...
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The cast is entertaining, though with an asterisk, and the special effects are often spectacular, though sometimes not.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A long, tedious and convoluted follow-up to 2003's rollicking high-seas hit, The Curse of the Black Pearl, this second installment in the...
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A noisy and lazy stopgap movie that goes absolutely nowhere and takes 2 1/2 hours to get there.
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33

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Yes indeed, Pirates 2.0 is a theme ride, if by ride you mean a hellish contraption into which a ticket holder is strapped, overstimulated...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
More than the usual bad or even numbingly horrible movie. It's an amalgam of many of the modern cinema's worst tendencies and modern...
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Rated PG-13 | For intense sequences of adventure violence, including frightening images
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 12+ An action-packed but too-long flick for kids 12+.
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