Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar (Javier Bardem), seek to escape from the Devil’s Triangle. Jack’s only hope lies in the legendary Trident of Poseidon which can break his curse, but to find it, he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer and a headstrong young man in the British navy. New directors to the franchise Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg.
“…the filmmakers have made a good effort to return to the spirit of the first film with a new, young cast…” –Lindsey Bahr –Ap Film Writer.
Associated Press’ Mark Kennedy calls it a “weary, battered fifth chapter” that “high on CGI tricks but with a hopelessly muddled plot.”