Pirates Of The Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom, Jack Davenport, Jonathan Pryce, Naomie Harris, Bill Nighy, Stellan Skarsgard, Tom Hollander, Mackenzie Crook, Kevin McNally|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi/Fantasy|
|Studio:||WALT DISNEY STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||100 Feisty Females, Pirates Ahoy!, Superb Sound, Top 400 All-Time Rentals|
Pirates Of The Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest
|Run time:||2 hours 25 minutes|
|Rental release:||20 Nov 2006|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.
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Did I Leave the Gas On?By R3DZ3D (9 reviews) from Farnham , 13 Jul 2006
[Highly rated reviewer]I thoroughly enjoyed the first 'Pirates' film, but 'Pirates 2' leaves you with a faint suspicion that maybe you should have got more out of it.
Whilst it could never be accused of failing to deliver one spectacular action sequence after another, what it sadly lacks is continuity. You are rushed from one death defying and in many cases nigh on impossible stunt to the next, whilst dropping in a tasty character development to keep you wanting more.
At well over 2 hours long it still feels rushed, as if they need to fit in as much as possible. In this sense, it is very like other "second in the trilogy" films, and ends with a suitable cliff hanger to keep you salivating till next summer.
Despite the bumpy ride it ticks all the boxes for fantastic set pieces, beautiful scenery and swashbuckling action. Johnny Depp is as over the top as ever, (and brilliantly so), and Bill Nighy provides a very suitable counterpart in tentacle faced Davy Jones, complete with his crew of aquatic monstrosities.
The script contains some genuinely funny moments, and plenty of intriguing references to make you want to watch the original again. All in all, a good way to pass an evening, but dont go expecting any dramatic changes from the original.
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Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's ChestBy NormanLes (13 reviews) from Stourbridge , 11 Feb 2011I tried hard to enjoy this film as my grandaughter (11) encouraged me to! But it really is more suited to her generation.
Johnny Depp is so camp!
Dead Man's Chest: Sags In The MiddleBy AxlReznor (40 reviews) from Leighton Buzzard , 10 Aug 2010Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest brings back the cast of Curse Of The Black Pearl for another adventure on the seas.
Did it live up to the original? Mostly, yes... however, whereas Curse Of The Black Pearl never let up, Dead Man's Chest is bookended with great action sequences, with a dull middle section. This is rectified by the performance of the three lead characters... especially Johnny Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow, who could make a worse film than this instantly watchable just by his involvement.
The plot does get a little confusing toward the end, and a lot of it does feel like a two and a half advertisement for At World's End, but still one of the most watchable movies of recent years.
Pirate PirateBy Tublisha (10 reviews) from Norwich , 29 Apr 2010We fell asleep during this film, Depp is a brilliant actor, but we don't see the point of these films. Sorry, wasted on us.
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Never like Pirates of the Carribean before!!!By RAMZ (11 reviews) from Bristol , 25 Mar 2010Since only recently starting to watch the Pirates of the Carribean I must admit that I do like them and will definitely rate this as a good film, a bit long to get into and a bit drifty but overall I do like it....
Drift woodBy a customer from Dumfries , 17 Jan 2010Depp plays a fantastic Cap'n Jack character, but he was let down by the plot in this sequel which lurched from childish slapstick to soft horror and never found a comfortable level. Some impressive CGI and make up but not enough to save the storyline. Disappointed after the first POTC. Hopefully 3 is better.