Starring: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush & Ian McShane
Screenplay by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio
Directed by Rob Marshall

In his quest to find the Fountain of Youth, Captain Jack Sparrow must deal with dangerous mermaids, the evil pirate Blackbeard, and Blackbeard’s fiesty daughter.

Sparrow’s enemies:
low stakes and stagey action.
Arrrrrrgh. Abandon ship!

Grade: C

By Daniel J. Hoag
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is now playing in theaters nationwide.