Questions tagged [pirates-of-the-caribbean]

Use this tag for all questions about "Pirates of the Carribean", be it about the individual films, or the franchise as a whole. Use with appropriate title tags in the former case, such as [curse-of-the-black-pearl], [dead-mans-chest], [at-worlds-end], [on-stranger-tides], and [dead-men-tell-no-tales] (or [salazars-revenge]).

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What was the purpose of Jack's Jar of Dirt?

In Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest Tia Dalma gives Jack a Jar of Dirt saying Tia Dalma: Land is where you are safe, Jack Sparrow, and so you will carry land with you. Jack Sparrow: ...
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What would have happened had Davy Jones' Heart been lost with the Black Pearl?

In Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest Jones attacked the Black Pearl thinking that his heart was still in the chest, as evident when after it was sunk he went to check it. In the chance that ...
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Why is Jack Sparrow looking for the drawing of the key?

At the start of Dead Man's Chest, Jack Sparrow escapes the Turkish prison with the drawing of the key to the chest. But this happens before Bootstrap Bill comes to warn Jack that Davy Jones is out to ...
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Why does Blackbeard need a crew if he has his magical sword?

He has the Sword of Triton that can control the ship, right? That's how he tied up his crew and stuff. So why does he need them anyway if he can control the ship with his sword alone?
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Why didn't Jack let Will die?

If Barbossa and Jack could have come back from the dead why not Will? That way Jack could have stabbed the heart himself.
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Why did Davy Jones' little white crabs help Jack escape from Davy Jones Locker?

When the motley crew goes to rescue Cap'n Jack Sparrow from Davy Jones Locker in part 3 of the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise, we find Jack on-board a desert-bound ship populated with his ...
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What happened to Phillip in On Stranger Tides?

At the end of the movie Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides, Am I meant to assume he's dead now? Or was there some symbolic meaning to this gesture that I didn't catch?
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How was Hector Barbossa resurrected?

At the end of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, we see Barbossa reincarnated. Is there any in-movie explanations of how that was possible, since he was shot cleanly through the chest at the ...
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How did the Kraken die?

The kraken is found lying dead on the beach in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. How did it end up dead? One of my friends suggested it might have been the horrible tasting Capn. Jack Sparrow,...

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