In the early s  screenwriters Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio conceived a supernatural spin on the pirate genre after completing work on Aladdin , but there was no interest from any studio.
Undeterred, the writing team refused to give up the dream, waiting for a studio to pick up their take on a pirate tale. Depp was attracted to the story as he found it quirky: rather than trying to find treasure, the crew of the Black Pearl were trying to return it in order to lift their curse; also, the traditional mutiny had already taken place. Verbinski approached Rush for the role of Barbossa, as he knew he would not play it with attempts at complexity, but with a simple villainy that would suit the story's tone.
After seeing how well the first film was made, the cast and crew signed for two sequels to be shot back-to-back,  a practical decision on Disney's part to allow more time with the same cast and crew. They introduced the historical East India Trading Company also mentioned in the first film , which for them represented a counterpoint to the themes of personal freedom represented by pirates.
After the costly production of two simultaneous films, Disney tried to scale down the fourth installment, giving a lower budget,  which led to cheaper locations and fewer scenes with special effects. It was released in the United States on May 20, On January 14, , it was confirmed that Terry Rossio would write the screenplay for the fifth installment, without his co-writer Ted Elliott. Village Roadshow Studios and Port Douglas were officially confirmed as filming locations.
It also became the first ever series to have multiple films passing the billion dollar mark in box office revenues with Dead Man's Chest and On Stranger Tides ,  since followed by other film franchises. The series is noted for its high quality of acting talent, and is one of the aspects of the films that has always been praised.
Both films were critical and commercial failures. Together, the first three films were nominated for a total of 11 Academy Awards , of which a single award was won. Together, all the four films were nominated for a total of 2 Golden Globe Awards , of which neither were won.
Together, all the first three films were nominated for a total of 13 MTV Movie Awards , of which 4 were won. Together, the first four films were nominated for a total of 32 Teen Choice Awards , of which 17 were won. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
This is the latest accepted revision , reviewed on 14 July Series of fantasy adventure films. Only Depp, Rush and McNally reprised their roles in every film. Bloom and Knightley did not return for the fourth film and had cameo appearances for the fifth film. Each film is linked to the "Critical response" section of its article. Main article: List of accolades received by the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. Main article: List of songs featured in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.
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