Parents' Guide to

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Swashbuckling action, but too many puzzling plots.

Movie PG-13 2007 168 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 14 parent reviews

age 11+

Good but kind of disturbing...

I haven't seen this movie in a while but i do remember a few things. First off, you should know there is a lot of violent and disturbing scenes especially at the beginning when people including a boy are hanged. There is a lot of fights. Also, there is a somewhat disturbing scene with Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) in Davy Jone's locker where Jack is surrounded by copies of himself (he kills 2 of them). It has some humor to it (plus it's all a hallutionation) so it shouldn't be too disturbing. It may scare young ones though. As for any sexual stuff, there is a few innuendos and kisses but that's mostly it. No bad language, just pirate talk. Overall it is a good movie although it is 3 hours long. Go watch it!
age 11+

A Bit Dark, But Still Amazing!

Just like the last two, this one is also great. The special effects are incredible, the plot is twisty, and as usual, the acting is also very notable. I would absolutely recommend this movie to fans of the first two. However, there are two things that make this movie not so suitable for younger kids. First, the opening scene is at the gallows where a bunch of characters are put to death. And throughout the rest of the movie, there is some significant violence. Second, the plot gets a bit confusing, maybe too much so for younger viewers. But older kids will still be able to enjoy it. I find it pleasantly surprising that Disney was able to make all three in a row really good so far. I just hope they can do it again.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (14 ):
Kids say (116 ):

Even though this series' third and supposedly final adventure is more action-packed than the first two sagas, it's still overlong and bewildering. There's no denying that the billion-dollar Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is wildly entertaining. But Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End has so many story developments and double-crossing betrayals that the confusing plot merits an encyclopedic fansite. Even hardcore fans of whodunit mysteries will be puzzled by the number of twists and turns.

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