Pirates of the Caribbean

This article is about the franchise. For the boat, see 2005–06 Volvo Ocean Race. For real pirates, see piracy in the Caribbean.
Pirates of the Caribbean
Creator Walt Disney
Original work Disneyland attraction
Print publications
Films and television
Films Film series
Video games
Theme park attractions The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow
* Crossover work where characters and settings from this franchise appear.

Pirates of the Caribbean is a Disney media franchise encompassing numerous theme park attractions, 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 Pirates of the Caribbean theme ride attraction, which opened at Disneyland in 1967 and was one of the last Disney theme park attractions overseen by Walt Disney. Disney based the ride on pirate legends and folklore. As of October 2016, Pirates of the Caribbean attractions can be found at five Disney theme parks. Their related films have grossed over US$ 3.7 billion worldwide as of January 2015,[1] putting the film franchise 10th in the list of all-time highest grossing franchises and film series.



  1. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
  2. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
  3. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
  4. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
  5. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

Video games


Two series of young reader books have been made as prequels to the first film:

In addition there is a novel written for adults:


Several additional works have been derived from the franchise:


See also


  1. "Johnny Depp Movies List by Box Office Sales". http://JohnnyDeppMoviesList.org. Retrieved January 22, 2015. External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. Lego Pirates Of The Caribbean slips anchor. Metro.co.uk (November 19, 2010). Retrieved on 2011-12-24.
  3. Pirates of the Caribbean: Master of the Seas Review » 148Apps » iPhone and iPod Touch Application Reviews and News. 148Apps (October 31, 2011). Retrieved on 2011-12-24.
  4. Ron Gilbert (June 24, 2006). "The Monkey Island Movie". Grumpy Gamer. Archived from the original on March 3, 2008. Retrieved July 9, 2010.
  5. "Team News: Pirates of the Caribbean". Volvo Ocean Race. Retrieved August 3, 2006.
  6. "Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean Online". Disney. Retrieved October 31, 2007.

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