How To Watch Pirates of the Caribbean? Easy Watch Order Guide

How To Watch Pirates of the Caribbean? Easy Watch Order Guide

The voyage in crystalline waters of the Caribbean over the two decades has truly been a remarkable one. The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has won many hearts along the way.

There was a time when pirate movies were considered a risky venture. But The Curse of the Black Pearl actually undid that curse. It introduced the nonchalant quirky Jack Sparrow, a character which would become a fan favorite for years to come.

The drunkard swanker, who just happens to be lucky most of the times, uses wit and deceit to attain his ambitions and defeat those who hold a grudge against him.

The saga consists of five movies, which were released chronologically in the theatres as well. The watch order given below is an effortless one. The latter one though, includes some interesting stuff which you will totally admire.

1. Watch Order

This canonical order is afoot with the very first movie The Curse of the Black Pearl, which spawned the entire franchise. The misadventures of the eccentric pirate Captain Jack Sparrow start here.

How To Watch Pirates of the Caribbean?
Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales | Source: IMDb
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

The sequel blockbusters only add charm to the joyous quests with some really wacky characters such as Hector Barbossa, Davy Jones, Captain Salazar, Blackbeard, etc.

2. Ultimate Watch Order

Here, you start with the amusing Auction scene from the Tales of the Code: Wedlocked. A prequel to The Curse of the Black Pearl, the short film explains why the Jolly Mon was seen sinking at the beginning of the movie. Oh boy, the slap across the face makes a lot of sense now.

  • Tales of the Code: Wedlocked (2011)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
  • Untitled Pirates of the Caribbean sixth film (TBA)
  • Untitled Pirates of the Caribbean spin-off (TBA)
How To Watch Pirates of the Caribbean?
Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man’s Chest | Source: Disney

A sixth installment in the franchise was announced by Disney. But unfortunately, Johnny Depp won’t be reprising his role as Jack Sparrow in the upcoming film. There are rumours about Zac Efron being cast as a youthful Jack Sparrow. Even Karen Gillan and Emma Watson are expected to be cast for major roles in the film.

Additionally, Pirates of the Caribbean is soon expected to set sail again with another spinoff, which will star Margot Robbie. This film will supposedly reboot the entire franchise, but fans are not ready to sever the connection with the original movies. In fact, there is presently a 500,000-strong petition waiting to reinstate Johnny Depp as our beloved Captain Jack Sparrow.

3. Bonus Material for Fanatics

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Jack Sparrow (12 books)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Legends of the Brethren Court (5 books)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Price of Freedom by Ann C. Crispin
  • The Brightest Star in the North: The Adventures of Carina Smyth by Meredith Rusu

The first two books encompass a plethora of events which serve as a prelude to The Curse of the Black Pearl. The fourth entry was published in 2011 and precedes the happenings in the fifth installment Dead Men Tell No Tales.

If you are a gaming freak like me, be sure to check out those engaging video games like Lego Pirates of the Caribbean. You will simply fall in love with the variety of characters from all five films.

4. Where To Watch

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales- Official Trailer
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5. How Much Time Will It Take To Watch

By rough calculations, it will take you 12 hours and 7 mins to binge watch the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. All the five theatrical releases have been counted.

How To Watch Pirates of the Caribbean?
Jack Sparrow | Source: Fandom

So pour some rum and join Captain Jack Sparrow in his crazy adventures across the vast seas! After all, it will only take half a day out of your busy schedule.

Note: These are approximate values of the runtimes.

6. About Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates of the Caribbean is a Disney media franchise encompassing numerous theme park rides, a series of films, and spin-off novels, as well as a number of related video games and other media publications.

The franchise originated with the theme park ride of the same name, which opened at Disneyland in 1967 and was one of the last Disneyland rides overseen by Walt Disney.

Pirates of the Caribbean became a media franchise in the 2000s with the release of The Curse of the Black Pearl in 2003. The rides can be found at five Disney theme park resorts. The films created by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio have grossed over $4.5 billion worldwide by 2019.