Why you definitely need to binge-watch these pirate movies ahead of Dead Men Tell No Tales
The adventure, excitement and danger in them just never gets old.
You are never too old to watch a Pirate movie. The adventure, excitement and danger in them just never gets old. So let the pirate fever take over, with a list of the pirate films that you can binge watch this weekend.
Hook is a film inspired by J.M. Barrie’s 1911 novel Peter & Wendy. The plot revolves around Peter Banning, a workaholic losing any memory of being Peter Pan, and the journey that helps him reclaim the memories of his past and become a better person. Banning’s children are taken away by Pirate Captain Hook, and he must find a way to return to Neverland to bring them back. The story stays faithful to the theme of the original Peter Pan and is a must-watch for anyone who is a Pirate lover.
Captain Phillips (2013)
Captain Phillips is a film of survival and thriller inspired by the true story of the 2009 Maersk Alabama Hijacking. Richard Phillips emerges as a true hero after saving his crew by offering himself as hostage to the Somali pirates that invade his ship. The film was a box-office success and received six Academy award nominations.
The film is an interesting, exciting and amazing depiction of the 18th century Pirate life. The film narrates the biography of history’s most fearsome, notorious and famous pirate. James Purefoy looks great and performs his heart out. The film shows Blackbeard’s career from its beginning to his last battle and gives us a taste of this brutal and bloody trade.
Against All Flags (1952)
This film is unique because of the protagonist. It is one of the few pirate movies to showcase a female Captain. The film is set in the 1700s, and narrates the story of a British officer, Brian Hawke, who is all set to infiltrate the pirates of Diego-Suarez. The story takes an interesting turn when he falls in love with Spitfire Stevens- the only woman among the coast Captains. The film is a package of adventure, love, emotions and battles.
Treasure Island (1950)
Adapted from the 1883 novel Treasure Island, the film is produced by Walt Disney Studios. The film starring Bobby Driscoll and Robert Newton was Disney’s first ever live-action film and was also the first screen version of the famous novel to be produced in color.
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg the movie stars Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow who is on a venture to find the trident of Poseidon, a powerful weapon that gives the owner control over the world of seas. Want to know if Jack will be able to win the trident of Poseidon?
Watch the swashbuckling tale of Jack Sparrow and Captain Salazar in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales on Star Movies, 17th June, Sunday at 1pm and 9pm.