Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales." The rip-roaring adventure finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 26, 2017
DVD Release Date: October 3, 2017
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales proves that neither a change in directors nor an undead Javier Bardem is enough to drain this sinking franchise's murky bilge.

Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

The subtitle of the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie is "Dead Men Tell No Tales." The moral of the movie, alas, is that the same cannot be said of dead franchises.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Is this really only the fifth entry in the Pirates film franchise? It feels like the 50th. Except for Javier Bardem, who brings a dollop of fresh mischief to this paycheck party, Dead Men has all the flavor of rotting leftovers.

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Sarah Marrs
Lainey Gossip

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is complete garbage.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

If being dull, gruesome and obnoxiously loud weren't enough, Dead Men Tell No Tales makes sure to get in a blast of sexism, too.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg work up a stormy sea-parting finale that is better than anything in The Ten Commandments. Again, the trick to enjoying this film is to expect nothing.

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Matthew Bond
The Mail on Sunday (UK)

Despite its very obvious attempts at renewal - with not one but two familiar faces returning to the piratical fray - this feels like a franchise that has either run its course or is flogging a dead pirate.

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Matthew Lickona
San Diego Reader

The bounty of bawdy bits feel borrowed from Benny Hill ("No woman's ever handled my Herschel before!" says a stunned telescope operator), while the slapstick violence skews toward the Three Stooges.

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Chris Klimek
NPR

I daresay it is the very best fourth sequel ever made to a movie based on a 50-year-old theme park ride.

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Jeff Beck
The Blu Spot

Dead Men Tell No Tales makes it quite evident that the franchise has run out of ideas and that it's time to finally put it to rest.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Or as its known in Europe 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge'. Why? I have no idea nor do I particularly care. Which I might add is… More
Jon Lantz
Better than I thought it would be. A fun "comical" romp. They get more and more out outrageous. One complaint I had was the ending was just too… More
Kevin M. Williams
Simply a rollicking good time at the flickers, old chum, and while disparaged on by many film snobby-ists (but then adventure films usually are looked down on),… More
Drake Tsui
Surely an improvement over PotC4, the 5th installment of the franchise tries to recreate the fun and extravagant set pieces of the original trilogy and pays… More
JY Skacto
Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning tell a tale in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Is it a good one? Sailing in at past the 2 hour mark,… More
KJ Proulx
In my personal opinion, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides was a very boring film that didn't need to see the light of day. When it was announced… More