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* HarsherInHindsight: Or HilariousInHindsight, depending on how you view it. Óscar Jaenada, who played the Spaniard in this film, was sentenced to prison in 2018 for faking a boat captain's license of all things. Naturally, Spanish media couldn't resist the jokes.
* InferredHolocaust: From Barbossa's account of the ''Pearl's'' capture, the audience can assume that Jack, Barbossa, Gibbs, and Jack the Monkey are the only survivors left of the ''Pearl's'' crew. Granted, Jack the Monkey is alive aboard the bottled ''Pearl'', but he's immortal anyway. We also see Cotton's Parrot, which might mean that the rest of the crew is still alive on it. Or that the parrot survived on its own. On the other hand, [[FreezeFrameBonus upon close inspection of that scene]], one bottled ship is seen firing its cannons. (Possibly at the glass to escape?) It stands to reason, that if one crew is still alive, another could be as well.

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* HarsherInHindsight: Or HilariousInHindsight, depending on how you view it. Óscar Jaenada, who played the Spaniard in this film, was sentenced to prison condemned in 2018 for faking a boat captain's license of all things. Naturally, Spanish media fans couldn't resist the jokes.
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* InferredHolocaust: InferredHolocaust:
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From Barbossa's account of the ''Pearl's'' capture, the audience can assume that Jack, Barbossa, Gibbs, and Jack the Monkey are the only survivors left of the ''Pearl's'' crew. Granted, Jack the Monkey is alive aboard the bottled ''Pearl'', but he's immortal anyway. We also see Cotton's Parrot, which might mean that the rest of the crew is still alive on it. Or that the parrot survived on its own. On the other hand, [[FreezeFrameBonus upon close inspection of that scene]], one bottled ship is seen firing its cannons. (Possibly at the glass to escape?) It stands to reason, that if one crew is still alive, another could be as well.



** The Spaniard is a downplayed example. He's important to the plot, and has a couple of brief appearances, but his only substantial scene is the climax - where he completely steals the show.

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** The Óscar Jaenada as the Spaniard is a downplayed example. He's important to the plot, and has a couple of brief appearances, but his only substantial scene is the climax - where he completely steals the show.


* GeniusBonus: When [[spoiler: Barbossa]] tells Jack Sparrow the story about how he lost his leg, he paraphrases the poem [[http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182194 ''Invictus'']] by the Victorian poet William Ernest Henley ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my ship"). Henley had lost a leg to a tuberculosis infection at age 16. Furthermore, Henley was a major inspiration for the original peg-legged pirate, Long John Silver, in his friend Creator/RobertLouisStevenson's ''Literature/TreasureIsland''.

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* GeniusBonus: When [[spoiler: Barbossa]] tells Jack Sparrow the story about how he lost his leg, he paraphrases the poem [[http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182194 ''Invictus'']] by the Victorian poet William Ernest Henley ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my ship"). Henley had lost a leg to a tuberculosis infection at age 16. Furthermore, Henley was a major inspiration for the original peg-legged one-legged pirate, Long John Silver, in his friend Creator/RobertLouisStevenson's ''Literature/TreasureIsland''.


* GeniusBonus: When [[spoiler: Barbossa]] tells Jack Sparrow the story about how he lost his leg, he paraphrases the poem [[http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182194 ''Invictus'']] by William Ernest Henley ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my ship"). Henley lost a leg to a tuberculosis infection at age 16. Furthermore, Henley was a friend of Creator/RobertLouisStevenson, the author of ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', and is believed to have been a major inspiration for the original peg-legged pirate, Long John Silver.

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* GeniusBonus: When [[spoiler: Barbossa]] tells Jack Sparrow the story about how he lost his leg, he paraphrases the poem [[http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182194 ''Invictus'']] by the Victorian poet William Ernest Henley ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my ship"). Henley had lost a leg to a tuberculosis infection at age 16. Furthermore, Henley was a friend of Creator/RobertLouisStevenson, the author of ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', and is believed to have been a major inspiration for the original peg-legged pirate, Long John Silver.Silver, in his friend Creator/RobertLouisStevenson's ''Literature/TreasureIsland''.


* GeniusBonus: When [[spoiler: Barbossa]] tells the story about how he lost his leg, he paraphrases the poem [[http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182194 ''Invictus'']] by William Ernest Henley ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my ship"), a poem Henley wrote after losing one of his legs to a tuberculosis infection. Furthermore, Henley was a friend of Creator/RobertLouisStevenson, author of ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', and is believed to have been a major inspiration for the original peg-legged pirate, Long John Silver.

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* GeniusBonus: When [[spoiler: Barbossa]] tells Jack Sparrow the story about how he lost his leg, he paraphrases the poem [[http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182194 ''Invictus'']] by William Ernest Henley ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my ship"), a poem ship"). Henley wrote after losing one of his legs lost a leg to a tuberculosis infection. infection at age 16. Furthermore, Henley was a friend of Creator/RobertLouisStevenson, the author of ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', and is believed to have been a major inspiration for the original peg-legged pirate, Long John Silver.

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** [[Film/TheHungerGamesCatchingFire Finnick Odair]] spent some time on Blackbeardís ship before returning to the Hunger Games arena.
** Perhaps [[Series/OnceUponATime Peter Pan]]ís fascination with pirates came from his time as a cabin boy on Blackbeardís ship.


* CompleteMonster: [[CardCarryingVillain Captain Edward Teach]], the infamous UsefulNotes/{{Blackbeard}}, prides himself on being [[TheDreaded one of the most feared men on the high seas]]. Blackbeard [[BadBoss abuses and murders members of his own crew]] on the basis of "if I don't kill a man every now and then, they forget who I am". He incinerates his ship's cook to demonstrate this and resurrecting some of his own slain crew members as mindlessly obedient zombies. On his quest to the FountainOfYouth to avert his prophesied death at the hands of a one-legged man, Blackbeard puts a mermaid named Syrena through hideous treatment for the purpose of gaining her tear, first showing her the remains of her own fellow mermaids and then ordering Phillip, the single man who displays compassion to her, killed in front of her. Blackbeard claims to love his daughter, but undersells even this through a risky game of RussianRoulette with his own daughter's life and ultimately trying to sacrifice her life for his own at the Fountain of Youth. Blackbeard admits he feels closest to God in moments of pain and anguish and calmly tortured and murdered anyone who dared to stand against him.

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* CompleteMonster: [[CardCarryingVillain [[TheDreaded Captain Edward Teach]], the infamous UsefulNotes/{{Blackbeard}}, prides himself on being [[TheDreaded one of the most feared men on the high seas]].seas. Blackbeard [[BadBoss abuses and murders members of his own crew]] on the basis of "if I don't kill a man every now and then, they forget who I am". He incinerates his ship's cook to demonstrate this and resurrecting some of his own slain crew members as mindlessly obedient zombies. On his quest to the FountainOfYouth to avert his prophesied death at the hands of a one-legged man, Blackbeard puts a mermaid named Syrena through hideous treatment for the purpose of gaining her tear, first showing her the remains of her own fellow mermaids and then ordering Phillip, the single man who displays compassion to her, killed in front of her. Blackbeard claims to love his daughter, but undersells even this through a risky game of RussianRoulette with his own daughter's life and ultimately trying to sacrifice her life for his own at the Fountain of Youth. Blackbeard admits he feels closest to God in moments of pain and anguish and calmly tortured and murdered anyone who dared to stand against him.


* CompleteMonster: [[CardCarryingVillain Captain Edward Teach]], the infamous UsefulNotes/{{Blackbeard}}, prides himself on being [[TheDreaded one of the most feared men on the high seas]]. Blackbeard abuses and murders members of his own crew on the basis of "if I don't kill a man every now and then, they forget who I am". He incinerates his ship's cook to demonstrate this and resurrecting some of his own slain crew members as mindlessly obedient zombies. On his quest to the FountainOfYouth to avert his prophesied death at the hands of a one-legged man, Blackbeard puts a mermaid named Syrena through hideous treatment for the purpose of gaining her tear, first showing her the remains of her own fellow mermaids and then ordering Phillip, the single man who displays compassion to her, killed in front of her. Blackbeard claims to love his daughter, but undersells even this through a risky game of RussianRoulette with his own daughter's life and ultimately trying to sacrifice her life for his own at the Fountain of Youth. Blackbeard admits he feels closest to God in moments of pain and anguish and calmly tortured and murdered anyone who dared to stand against him.

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* CompleteMonster: [[CardCarryingVillain Captain Edward Teach]], the infamous UsefulNotes/{{Blackbeard}}, prides himself on being [[TheDreaded one of the most feared men on the high seas]]. Blackbeard [[BadBoss abuses and murders members of his own crew crew]] on the basis of "if I don't kill a man every now and then, they forget who I am". He incinerates his ship's cook to demonstrate this and resurrecting some of his own slain crew members as mindlessly obedient zombies. On his quest to the FountainOfYouth to avert his prophesied death at the hands of a one-legged man, Blackbeard puts a mermaid named Syrena through hideous treatment for the purpose of gaining her tear, first showing her the remains of her own fellow mermaids and then ordering Phillip, the single man who displays compassion to her, killed in front of her. Blackbeard claims to love his daughter, but undersells even this through a risky game of RussianRoulette with his own daughter's life and ultimately trying to sacrifice her life for his own at the Fountain of Youth. Blackbeard admits he feels closest to God in moments of pain and anguish and calmly tortured and murdered anyone who dared to stand against him.


* CompleteMonster: [[CardCarryingVillain Captain Edward Teach]], the infamous UsefulNotes/{{Blackbeard}}, prides himself on being [[TheDreaded one of the most feared men on the high seas]]. Blackbeard [[BadBoss abuses and murders members of his own crew]] on the basis of "if I don't kill a man every now and then, they forget who I am". He incinerates his ship's cook to demonstrate this and resurrecting some of his own slain crew members as mindlessly obedient zombies. On his quest to the FountainOfYouth to avert his prophesied death at the hands of a one-legged man, Blackbeard puts a mermaid named Syrena through hideous treatment for the purpose of gaining her tear, first showing her the remains of her own fellow mermaids and then ordering Phillip, the single man who displays compassion to her, killed in front of her. Blackbeard claims to love his daughter, but undersells even this through a risky game of RussianRoulette with his own daughter's life and ultimately trying to sacrifice her life for his own at the Fountain of Youth. Blackbeard admits he feels closest to God in moments of pain and anguish and calmly tortured and murdered anyone who dared to stand against him.

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* CompleteMonster: [[CardCarryingVillain Captain Edward Teach]], the infamous UsefulNotes/{{Blackbeard}}, prides himself on being [[TheDreaded one of the most feared men on the high seas]]. Blackbeard [[BadBoss abuses and murders members of his own crew]] crew on the basis of "if I don't kill a man every now and then, they forget who I am". He incinerates his ship's cook to demonstrate this and resurrecting some of his own slain crew members as mindlessly obedient zombies. On his quest to the FountainOfYouth to avert his prophesied death at the hands of a one-legged man, Blackbeard puts a mermaid named Syrena through hideous treatment for the purpose of gaining her tear, first showing her the remains of her own fellow mermaids and then ordering Phillip, the single man who displays compassion to her, killed in front of her. Blackbeard claims to love his daughter, but undersells even this through a risky game of RussianRoulette with his own daughter's life and ultimately trying to sacrifice her life for his own at the Fountain of Youth. Blackbeard admits he feels closest to God in moments of pain and anguish and calmly tortured and murdered anyone who dared to stand against him.


* CompleteMonster: Captain Edward Teach, the infamous UsefulNotes/{{Blackbeard}}, prides himself on being one of the most feared men on the high seas. Blackbeard abuses and murders members of his own crew on the basis of "if I don't kill a man every now and then, they forget who I am", incinerating his ship's cook to demonstrate this and resurrecting some of his own slain crew members as mindlessly obedient zombies. On his quest to the FountainOfYouth to avert his prophesied death at the hands of a one-legged man, Blackbeard puts a mermaid named Syrena through hideous treatment for the purpose of gaining her tear, first showing her the remains of her own fellow mermaids and then ordering Phillip, the single man who displays compassion to her, killed in front of her. Blackbeard claims to love his daughter, but undersells even this through a risky game of RussianRoulette with his own daughter's life and ultimately trying to sacrifice her life for his own at the Fountain of Youth. Blackbeard admits he feels closest to God in moments of pain and anguish and calmly tortured and murdered anyone who dared to stand against him.

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* CompleteMonster: [[CardCarryingVillain Captain Edward Teach, Teach]], the infamous UsefulNotes/{{Blackbeard}}, prides himself on being [[TheDreaded one of the most feared men on the high seas. seas]]. Blackbeard [[BadBoss abuses and murders members of his own crew crew]] on the basis of "if I don't kill a man every now and then, they forget who I am", incinerating am". He incinerates his ship's cook to demonstrate this and resurrecting some of his own slain crew members as mindlessly obedient zombies. On his quest to the FountainOfYouth to avert his prophesied death at the hands of a one-legged man, Blackbeard puts a mermaid named Syrena through hideous treatment for the purpose of gaining her tear, first showing her the remains of her own fellow mermaids and then ordering Phillip, the single man who displays compassion to her, killed in front of her. Blackbeard claims to love his daughter, but undersells even this through a risky game of RussianRoulette with his own daughter's life and ultimately trying to sacrifice her life for his own at the Fountain of Youth. Blackbeard admits he feels closest to God in moments of pain and anguish and calmly tortured and murdered anyone who dared to stand against him.

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* HarsherInHindsight: Or HilariousInHindsight, depending on how you view it. Óscar Jaenada, who played the Spaniard in this film, was sentenced to prison in 2018 for faking a boat captain's license of all things. Naturally, Spanish media couldn't resist the jokes.


* GeniusBonus: When [[spoiler: Barbossa]] tells about how he lost his leg, he paraphrases the poem [[http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182194 ''Invictus'']] by William Ernest Henley ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my ship"). Henley wrote the poem in response to having one of his legs amputated, and his maimed, yet powerful figure was his friend Creator/RobertLouisStevenson's main inspiration for Long John Silver in ''Literature/TreasureIsland''.

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* GeniusBonus: When [[spoiler: Barbossa]] tells the story about how he lost his leg, he paraphrases the poem [[http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182194 ''Invictus'']] by William Ernest Henley ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my ship"). ship"), a poem Henley wrote the poem in response to having after losing one of his legs amputated, and his maimed, yet powerful figure to a tuberculosis infection. Furthermore, Henley was his a friend Creator/RobertLouisStevenson's main of Creator/RobertLouisStevenson, author of ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', and is believed to have been a major inspiration for the original peg-legged pirate, Long John Silver in ''Literature/TreasureIsland''.Silver.

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** Creator/RichardGriffiths as [[MinorMajorCharacter King George II]] who spends the entirety of his only appearance devouring the scenery as an UpperClassTwit.


* SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic considers [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALLcic6s61I the movie to be this]] to ''At World's End'' but lots of people including some fans and critics strongly disagree with that.
** Basically, this movie was everything the first two sequels was not, and people who hated or loved the first sequels love or hate this one respectively for that exact reason.

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* SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic considers [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALLcic6s61I the movie to be this]] to ''At World's End'' but lots of people including some fans and critics strongly disagree with that.
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End''. Basically, this movie was everything the first two sequels was not, and people who hated or loved the first sequels love or hate this one respectively for that exact reason.


* GeniusBonus: When [[spoiler: Barbossa]] tells about how he lost his leg, he paraphrases the poem [[http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182194 ''Invictus'']] by Creator/WilliamErnestHenley ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my ship"). Henley wrote the poem in response to having one of his legs amputated, and his maimed, yet powerful figure was his friend Creator/RobertLouisStevenson's main inspiration for Long John Silver in ''Literature/TreasureIsland''.

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* GeniusBonus: When [[spoiler: Barbossa]] tells about how he lost his leg, he paraphrases the poem [[http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182194 ''Invictus'']] by Creator/WilliamErnestHenley William Ernest Henley ("I am the master of my fate ... I am the captain of my ship"). Henley wrote the poem in response to having one of his legs amputated, and his maimed, yet powerful figure was his friend Creator/RobertLouisStevenson's main inspiration for Long John Silver in ''Literature/TreasureIsland''.


* IKnewIt: Captain Jack Sparrow hands the cups to [[spoiler:Blackbeard and his daughter, claiming he's giving Blackbeard the one that gives death and his daughter the one that brings life and that they both must drink from their respective cups, but Blackbeard grabs the cup given to his daughter in order to save his own life. Did anyone really not think Jack had switched the cups and purposely gave the wrong descriptions?]]

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