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From Disney and producer Jerry Bruckheimer comes all the fun, epic adventure, and humor that ignited the original. Johnny Depp returns as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. A tale of truth, betrayal, youth, demise — and mermaids! When Jack crosses paths with a woman from his past (Penélope Cruz), he’s not sure if it’s love or if she’s a ruthless con artist using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. Forced aboard the ship of the most feared pirate ever, Jack doesn’t know who to fear more —Blackbeard (Ian McShane) or the woman from his past. Directed by Rob Marshall, it’s filled with eye-popping battle scenes, mystery, and all-out wit.
Our Take: My oldest said, “I loved it!” My seven-year-old said, “It is Epic”, he also said that when they were in the jungle looking for the Fountain of Youth, was his favorite part. Neither of my kids were that into Pirates 1, 2, or 3 when they came out at the theater. But my husband took my 7-year-old when it came out and they both came home talkin’ like swashbucklers! He was so excited when he saw my screener copy, he watched right away. Even my four-year-old sat and watched it. My husband’s favorite quote is, “You know that feeling you get when you’re standing in a high place with a sudden urge to jump?… I don’t have it.” I, on the other hand, haven’t had the chance to see it yet but I think it will be the first pick for our family movie night.