Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ★★★★½

"This is either madness or brilliance"

That's what everybody who worked on the this movie said.

This is one of those movies, that on paper, should never have worked. It was based on ride from the Disney Parks, Johnny Depp had no where near the name recognition he has today and there was no other discernible stars. And yet, it's a near perfect family action/adventure film. The characters bounce off each other wonderfully while all remaining balanced. It was lightening in a bottle that they have tried to recapture 3 more times since, with another attempt looming, but have failed each time.

Enough about the rest of the franchise. This is fantastic and infinitely re-watchable.

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