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Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides: film details and trivia

Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides: film details and trivia


When we talk about adventure films, we easily end up citing works that have pirates as protagonists and the context in which they move. With exotic settings, daring situations and characters as extravagant as they are iconic, these films have always aroused a great fascination with the public and the 2003 film The curse of the first moon helped reawaken a love for pirates and their way of life. The first trilogy concluded, also composed by dto The Curse of the Dead Man’s Chest And At the edge of the seain 2011 the fourth chapter arrived at the cinema: Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides (here the review).

The desire to make a new film after the great tale of the previous two had concluded was risky, but given the great popularity of the characters with the general public, it seemed obvious to have to tell new adventures about them. At the end of the third chapter, in fact, Jack Sparrow’s search for the Fountain of Youth was mentioned and from here the screenwriters started again Ted Elliott And Terry Rossioalso having the opportunity to include elements of the novel Enchanted seas Of Tim Powersof which the rights had been purchased by Disney, although not making an actual adaptation.

So it took shape Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tidesdirected but not by Gore Verbinskywho had been behind the camera of the first three, but that of Rob Marshallfamous for movies Chicago, Mary Poppins Returns and the live action remake of The little Mermaid. Before embarking on a vision of the film, however, it will certainly be useful to delve into some of the main curiosities related to it. Continuing here in the reading it will in fact be possible to find further details relating to the plot and al cast of actors. Finally, the main ones will also be listed streaming platforms containing the film in their catalogue.

The plot of Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides

When a shipwrecked man is found off the coast of Spain and reveals that he knows the location of the Fountain of Youth, King Ferdinand VI of Spain And King George II of England they want to be the first to find the miraculous water. The latter entrusts the task to Barbossa who, after losing his leg and the Black Pearl, became a privateer in the pay of the English government. The pirate Jack SparrowMeanwhile, he learns that someone has stolen his identity to enlist a crew. Traveled to the inn The Captain’s Daughter to locate the imposter, she discovers that the identity thief is a former flame of hers, Angelica Teachdaughter of the famous pirate Edward ‘Blackbeard’ Teach.

The woman then kidnaps him and takes him right on his father’s ship, the legendary Queen Anne’s Revenge. Blackbeard in fact he wants that Jack help him find out that where the fountain of eternal youth is found, to nullify a prophecy that foretold him certain death. Thus they leave in search of this magical place and together with them the missionary will reluctantly join Philip Swift and a siren of Serene, whose tears are necessary for the success of the spell. The closer they get to the source, however, the more they will discover what the price to pay for eternal youth really is.


The cast of Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides

In the role of Jack Sparrow naturally finds himself Johnny Depp, who was one of the main promoters for the making of the fourth film. Now the absolute star of the series, the actor received a fee of about 35 million dollars for his participation in the film. Compared to the previous films, I do not reprise the roles of Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann the actors here Orlando Bloom And Keira Knightley. However, the Oscar winner enters the saga Penélope Cruz, who said she accepted the role of Angelica without even having to read the script. For that character, she took fencing lessons in preparation for sword fights.

The actor Ian McShane instead he plays the fearsome pirate Blackbeard. The director revealed that he chose it because “he can play someone evil, but there’s always humor behind it as well.” It took about an hour and a half each time to apply the character’s infamous black beard to the actor. The actor Geoffrey Rush reprises the role of the pirate Barbossa, while Kevin McNally returns to play Gibbs and Stephen Graham makes his debut as Scrum. Sam Claflin plays the missionary Phillip Swift, while the Spanish actress and model Astrid Bergès-Frisbey it is the mermaid Serena. To play this role she had to take lessons in English, swimming and breath control.

The trailer of Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides and where to watch the film in streaming and on TV

You can enjoy Pirates of the Caribbean – On Stranger Tides thanks to its presence on some of the most popular streaming platforms on the net today. This is in fact available in the catalogs of Google Play, Apple TV+, Disney+ And Amazon Prime Videos. To see it, once the reference platform has been chosen, it will be enough to rent the single film or subscribe to a general subscription. In this way you will be able to watch it in total comfort and at the best video quality. The film is also present in the television schedule of Wednesday 24 May at 21:20 On the canal Italy 1.

Source: IMDb