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"The Curse of the Black Pearl" is the first film in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise. Use this tag together with [pirates-of-the-caribbean].

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How did the cursed crew break the curse if they don't have blood?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: the Curse of the Black Pearl, the titular curse can only be broken by the return of every stolen coin and a blood offering by each cursed individual (or one of their ...
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Can the cursed crew of the Black Pearl feel pain?

Can the pirates cursed by the Aztec gold feel pain? In this video, the creator claims that they cannot feel pain, : POC Genius The video mostly references combat scenes where the "bad guys" scream ...
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For how long was Bill Turner undead at the bottom of the ocean?

It is said in the films that "Bootstrap" Bill Turner was tossed in the water tied to a cannon, after the crew of the Black Pearl took the Aztec gold. It seems he was already undead, therefore the ...
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How did Gibbs become a pirate?

When we first meet Mr. Gibbs, he seems to be enlisted in the Royal Navy and terrified of pirates. About a decade later, Captain Jack Sparrow and William Turner find him in Tortuga. He now seems to ...
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Is there any significance to the exact number of gold pieces?

"This is Aztec gold. One of 882 identical pieces they delivered in a stone chest to Cortés himself." Is there any significance to that number, 882? Either in universe, or out of it.
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Why was Jack (Monkey) still Cursed in Pirates of the Caribbean?

After watching Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl yesterday, I decided to watch the sequel today. With the first still fresh in my mind, I noticed that Jack, the monkey, was still ...
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Why was the Black Pearl so special?

In the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, the Black Pearl was able to easily beat the speed and firepower of the HMS Interceptor, which was the fastest warship in the ...
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Why didn't they need Jack's blood also?

Addition to this question, since Jack is also stole one of the pieces of the treasure, why didn't they need the blood of Jack to lift to curse ?
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What story was Jack telling when Elizabeth fell?

What story was Jack telling when Elizabeth fell? Can someone provide the whole story?
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Why were Will and Elizabeth not cursed while carrying the Aztec medallion?

In Pirates of Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, while carrying one of the Aztec medallion, why were Will and Elizabeth not cursed in the same way others were?
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Why does the cursed crew need the blood of Turner in order to lift the curse?

In Pirates of Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, why does the cursed crew need the blood of a Turner in order to lift the curse?
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