- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
- Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
- The fact that the ride is updated to tie-in with the movies.
- Even before the movies' tie-in, the ride itself was incredible, with its atmosphere and grittiness.
- The auctioneer pirate counts as Visual Effects of Awesome. The imagineers themselves found him to be an essential part of the ride.
- The Davy Jones animatronic at Disneyland Shanghai surpasses the auctioneer in terms of technical innovation.
- Also in the Shanghai ride, a skeleton becoming Jack Sparrow.