Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $423,315,812Details
International Box Office $637,300,000
Worldwide Box Office $1,060,615,812
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $321,556,060 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $2,751,050 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $324,307,110
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
54% - Rotten
Audience
72% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$225,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 7th, 2006 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: December 5th, 2006 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment, released as Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of adventure violence, including frightening images
Running Time: 151 minutes
Franchise: Pirates of the Caribbean
Keywords: Visual Effects, Pirates
Source:Based on Theme Park Ride
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer

Cast

Johnny Depp    Captain Jack Sparrow
Orlando Bloom    Will Turner
Keira Knightley    Elizabeth Swann
Stellan Skarsgård    'Bootstrap' Bill Turner
Bill Nighy    Davy Jones
Jack Davenport    Norrington
Kevin McNally    Joshamee Gibbs
Jonathan Pryce    Governor Swann
Lee Arenberg    Pintel
Mackenzie Crook    Ragetti
Tom Hollander    Lord Cutler Beckett
Naomie Harris    Tia Dalma
Alex Norton    Captain Bellamy
David Bailie    Cotton
Martin Klebba    Marty
David Schofield    Mercer
Geoffrey Rush    Barbossa
Marco Khan    Turkish Guard

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Executive Producer    Mike Stenson
Executive Producer    Chad Oman
Executive Producer    Bruce Hendricks
Executive Producer    Eric McLeod
Producer    Jerry Bruckheimer
Screenwriter    Ted Elliott
Screenwriter    Terry Rossio
Cinematographer    Dariusz Wolski
Production Designer    Rick Heinrichs
Editor    Craig Wood
Editor    Stephen Rivkin
Costume Designer    Penny Rose
Visual Effects Supervisor    John Knoll
Composer    Hans Zimmer
Music Supervisor    Bob Badami
Casting Director    Denise Chamian
UK Casting    Priscilla John
Unit Production Manager    Eric McLeod
Unit Production Manager    Douglas C. Merrifield
First Assistant Director    Peter Kohn
First Assistant Director    David H. Venghaus, Jr.
Second Unit Director    David H. Venghaus, Jr.
Associate Producer    Pat Sandston
Animation Supervisor    Hal Hickel
Visual Effects Producer    Ned Gorman
Visual Effects Producer    Jill Brooks
Sound Designer    Christopher Boyes
Sound Mixer    Christopher Boyes
Supervising Sound Editor    Christopher Boyes

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/07/07 1 $55,830,600   4,133 $13,508   $55,830,600 1
2006/07/08 1 $44,443,225 -20% 4,133 $10,753   $100,273,825 2
2006/07/09 1 $35,360,729 -20% 4,133 $8,556   $135,634,554 3
2006/07/10 1 $18,140,271 -49% 4,133 $4,389   $153,774,825 4
2006/07/11 1 $15,731,919 -13% 4,133 $3,806   $169,506,744 5
2006/07/12 1 $14,154,725 -10% 4,133 $3,425   $183,661,469 6
2006/07/13 1 $12,358,033 -13% 4,133 $2,990   $196,019,502 7
2006/07/14 1 $18,544,356 +50% 4,133 $4,487   $214,563,858 8
2006/07/15 1 $24,846,771 +34% 4,133 $6,012   $239,410,629 9
2006/07/16 1 $18,954,137 -24% 4,133 $4,586   $258,364,766 10
2006/07/17 1 $7,912,691 -58% 4,133 $1,915   $266,277,457 11
2006/07/18 1 $7,490,004 -5% 4,133 $1,812   $273,767,461 12
2006/07/19 1 $6,448,468 -14% 4,133 $1,560   $280,215,929 13
2006/07/20 1 $6,468,103 n/c 4,133 $1,565   $286,684,032 14
2006/07/21 1 $9,992,181 +54% 4,133 $2,418   $296,676,213 15
2006/07/22 1 $14,665,667 +47% 4,133 $3,548   $311,341,880 16
2006/07/23 1 $10,557,353 -28% 4,133 $2,554   $321,899,233 17
2006/07/24 1 $4,304,211 -59% 4,133 $1,041   $326,203,444 18
2006/07/25 1 $4,220,967 -2% 4,133 $1,021   $330,424,411 19
2006/07/26 1 $3,709,259 -12% 4,133 $897   $334,133,670 20
2006/07/27 1 $3,745,513 +1% 4,133 $906   $337,879,183 21
2006/07/28 3 $5,966,100 +59% 3,834 $1,556   $343,845,283 22
2006/07/29 2 $8,388,675 +41% 3,834 $2,188   $352,233,958 23
2006/07/30 2 $6,251,803 -25% 3,834 $1,631   $358,485,761 24
2006/07/31 2 $2,603,407 -58% 3,834 $679   $361,089,168 25
2006/08/01 2 $2,749,175 +6% 3,834 $717   $363,838,343 26
2006/08/02 1 $2,549,037 -7% 3,834 $665   $366,387,380 27
2006/08/03 1 $2,310,578 -9% 3,834 $603   $368,697,958 28
2006/08/04 4 $3,241,311 +40% 3,436 $943   $371,939,269 29
2006/08/05 3 $4,482,398 +38% 3,436 $1,305   $376,421,667 30
2006/08/06 3 $3,277,977 -27% 3,436 $954   $379,699,644 31
2006/08/07 3 $1,574,139 -52% 3,436 $458   $381,273,783 32
2006/08/08 3 $1,382,590 -12% 3,436 $402   $382,656,373 33
2006/08/09 4 $1,225,457 -11% 3,436 $357   $383,881,830 34
2006/08/10 4 $1,312,024 +7% 3,436 $382   $385,193,854 35
2006/08/11 6 $2,080,197 +59% 2,941 $707   $387,274,051 36
2006/08/12 5 $3,056,841 +47% 2,941 $1,039   $390,330,892 37
2006/08/13 5 $2,100,889 -31% 2,941 $714   $392,431,781 38
2006/08/14 5 $937,953 -55% 2,941 $319   $393,369,734 39
2006/08/15 5 $1,002,013 +7% 2,941 $341   $394,371,747 40
2006/08/16 5 $836,717 -16% 2,941 $285   $395,208,464 41
2006/08/17 5 $832,277 -1% 2,941 $283   $396,040,741 42
2006/08/18 9 $1,385,433 +66% 2,277 $608   $397,426,174 43
2006/08/19 8 $2,241,269 +62% 2,277 $984   $399,667,443 44
2006/08/20 8 $1,585,649 -29% 2,277 $696   $401,253,092 45
2006/08/21 8 $568,328 -64% 2,277 $250   $401,821,420 46
2006/08/22 8 $593,800 +4% 2,277 $261   $402,415,220 47
2006/08/23 8 $560,406 -6% 2,277 $246   $402,975,626 48
2006/08/24 8 $589,730 +5% 2,277 $259   $403,565,356 49
2006/08/25 11 $1,061,785 +80% 1,701 $624   $404,627,141 50
2006/08/26 11 $1,684,812 +59% 1,701 $990   $406,311,953 51
2006/08/27 11 $1,232,663 -27% 1,701 $725   $407,544,616 52
2006/08/28 11 $425,104 -66% 1,701 $250   $407,969,720 53
2006/08/29 11 $422,596 -1% 1,701 $248   $408,392,316 54
2006/08/30 11 $374,007 -11% 1,701 $220   $408,766,323 55
2006/08/31 10 $331,723 -11% 1,701 $195   $409,098,046 56
2006/09/01 - $829,330 +150% 1,786 $464   $409,927,376 57
2006/09/02 11 $1,470,430 +77% 1,786 $823   $411,397,806 58
2006/09/03 11 $1,485,538 +1% 1,786 $832   $412,883,344 59
2006/09/04 9 $1,130,613 -24% 1,786 $633   $414,013,957 60
2006/09/05 - $215,541 -81% 1,786 $121   $414,229,498 61
2006/09/06 10 $185,704 -14% 1,786 $104   $414,415,202 62
2006/09/07 10 $181,370 -2% 1,786 $102   $414,596,572 63
2006/09/08 14 $494,932 +173% 1,589 $311   $415,091,504 64
2006/09/09 14 $974,694 +97% 1,589 $613   $416,066,198 65
2006/09/10 14 $524,985 -46% 1,589 $330   $416,591,183 66

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/07/07 1 $135,634,554   4,133 $32,817   $135,634,554 3
2006/07/14 1 $62,345,264 -54% 4,133 $15,085   $258,364,766 10
2006/07/21 1 $35,215,201 -44% 4,133 $8,520   $321,899,233 17
2006/07/28 2 $20,606,578 -41% 3,834 $5,375   $358,485,761 24
2006/08/04 3 $11,001,686 -47% 3,436 $3,202   $379,699,644 31
2006/08/11 6 $7,237,927 -34% 2,941 $2,461   $392,431,781 38
2006/08/18 8 $5,212,351 -28% 2,277 $2,289   $401,253,092 45
2006/08/25 12 $3,979,260 -24% 1,701 $2,339   $407,544,616 52
2006/09/01 11 $3,785,298 -5% 1,786 $2,119   $412,883,344 59
2006/09/08 14 $1,994,611 -47% 1,589 $1,255   $416,591,183 66
2006/09/15 17 $1,282,394 -36% 1,039 $1,234   $418,423,143 73
2006/09/22 20 $868,255 -32% 706 $1,230   $419,654,338 80
2006/09/29 20 $464,719 -46% 485 $958   $420,331,126 87
2006/10/06 26 $288,531 -38% 323 $893   $420,758,665 94
2006/10/13 29 $187,342 -35% 213 $880   $421,060,364 101
2006/10/20 39 $119,883 -36% 142 $844   $421,243,455 108
2006/10/27 39 $108,375 -10% 148 $732   $421,392,843 115
2006/11/03 35 $121,641 +12% 128 $950   $421,560,001 122
2006/11/10 25 $461,858 +280% 358 $1,290   $422,065,649 129
2006/11/17 22 $317,347 -31% 329 $965   $422,543,393 136
2006/11/24 21 $312,122 -2% 293 $1,065   $423,032,628 143
2006/12/01 23 $179,152 -43% 268 $668   $423,271,331 150

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
12/10/200619,498,304 9,498,304$174,039,324$174,039,3241
12/17/200622,321,907-76% 11,820,211$43,434,985$217,474,3092
12/24/200611,962,983-15% 13,783,194$41,988,599$259,462,9083
12/31/20062693,730-65% 14,476,924$14,844,296$274,307,2044
1/7/20074382,145-45% 14,859,069$7,851,322$282,158,5265
1/14/20078185,039-52% 15,044,108$3,809,490$285,968,0166
1/21/200712115,488-38% 15,159,596$2,347,663$288,315,6807
1/28/20071873,674-36% 15,233,270$1,501,454$289,817,1348
2/4/20072160,339-18% 15,293,609$1,239,327$291,056,4609
2/11/20072668,593+14% 15,362,202$1,408,900$292,465,36110
2/18/200728129,205+88% 15,491,407$2,653,871$295,119,23111
4/15/20072855,068 15,588,147$1,116,779$297,206,70019
5/20/20072159,365 15,700,609$1,203,667$299,577,67724
5/27/20077148,252+150% 15,848,861$3,134,003$302,711,67925
6/3/20077108,352-27% 15,957,213$2,437,931$305,149,61026
6/10/2007968,352-37% 16,025,565$1,534,482$306,684,09227
6/17/20071765,166-5% 16,090,731$1,547,647$308,231,73928
6/24/20071947,185-28% 16,137,916$1,041,920$309,273,65929
7/1/20072144,779-5% 16,182,695$983,678$310,257,33730
7/8/20072129,357-34% 16,212,052$673,655$310,930,99331
7/15/20071947,788+63% 16,259,840$1,096,735$312,027,72732
12/9/200717174,472 16,521,536$3,487,695$317,396,77353

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/7/20101021,092 21,092$285,794$285,794170
3/14/20101912,544-41% 33,636$179,754$465,548171
5/15/20111019,022 78,363$342,209$1,270,164232
5/22/2011189,328-51% 87,691$167,814$1,437,978233

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