Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End
Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End (2007)

Director Gore Verbinski and the crew set sail once again for this, the third chapter in the swashbuckling Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy. Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is hopelessly trapped in Davy Jones' locker after a harrowing… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 4, 2007
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: POTC: AWE provides the thrilling action scenes, but mixes in too many characters with too many incomprehensible plot threads.

Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York

Mind-bogglingly, there's virtually no swordplay for the first two hours; when Keith Richards shows up for his soused cameo, the visual joke hangs in the air.

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David Ansen
Newsweek

The plot is not only hard to follow, there seems to be nothing real at stake. Half the characters are already dead, and half the movie seems to involve swordfights with dead people who can't be killed with swords.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

As epic summer movies go, At World's End was pretty good. But don't try to make sense of anything, or you may suffer an aneurysm.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

Advice to Johnny Depp fans: enjoy a seafood dinner, skip the beginning, and roll up after half an hour. You won't have missed a thing.

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Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine

Not so much thought out as strung together -- colorful incident upon colorful incident, but without logic, gathering suspense or any attempt to establish emotional connections between audience and actors.

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

Just how much are you willing to forgive Johnny Depp and that sea-dog swagger of his?

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Tom Charity
CNN.com

The entire franchise seems on the verge of collapse, propelled to construct ever more grandiose flights of fancy. Without those sequences, there would be nothing there -- but a movie cannot exist on rollick alone.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Depp descends into the shallows of self-parody, and the plot, keen to tie up every narrative loose end, manages to be simultaneously expansive and incomprehensible.

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

While it fails in matching the unpredictable excitement of the original, this is more of what I'd want in Pirates sequels. Just a little less of it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
The third instalment of the saga of Captain Jack Sparrow sees him rescued from Davy Jones' Locker to help defeat Clark and The Flying Dutchman.… More
Lucas Martins
Just Awful
Sam Barnett
At Worlds End has a satisfying and unpredictable ending, in addition to plenty of action and spectacle, but it also sports one of the most needlessly… More
Eugene Bernabe
This third installment is just as long, fixes some of the damages but adds along new ones. At Worlds End improves on its CGI magic but still possesses that… More
Phil Hubbs
Well shiver my timbers...this here be damn complicated!. The third and final part of the pirates trilogy (or so we thought). I've never until now have not… More
Louis Rogers
Self indulgent and often misjudged, but still fun.

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