Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $305,411,224Details
International Box Office $329,542,879
Worldwide Box Office $634,954,103
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 Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
79% - Certified Fresh
Audience
86% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$125,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 9th, 2003 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: December 2nd, 2003 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for action/adventure violence
Running Time: 144 minutes
Franchise: Pirates of the Caribbean
Keywords: Fugitive / On the Run, Visual Effects, Treasure Hunters, Rescue, Pirates, 1700s
Source:Based on Theme Park Ride
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer

Cast

   Jack Sparrow
   Captain Barbossa
   Will Turner
   Elizabeth Swann
Jack Davenport    Norrington
Kevin McNally    Joshamee Gibbs
Zoe Saldana    Anamaria
Jonathan Pryce    Governor Weatherby Swann
Treva Etienne    Koehler
David Bailie    Cotton
Lee Arenberg    Pintel
Mackenzie Crook    Ragetti
Trevor Goddard    Grapple
Isaac C. Singleton, Jr.    Bosun
Brye Cooper    Mallot
Greg Ellis    Officer Groves
Martin Klebba    Marty
Lauren Maher    Scarlett
Paula J. Newman    Esterlla
Dylan Smith    Young Will Turner
David Schofield    Mercer
Marco Khan    Turkish Guard #1

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Executive Producer    Mike Stenson
Executive Producer    Chad Oman
Executive Producer    Bruce Hendricks
Executive Producer    Paul Deason
Executive Producer    Jerry Bruckheimer
Screenwriter    Ted Elliott
Screenwriter    Terry Rossio
Story Creator    Ted Elliott
Story Creator    Terry Rossio
Story Creator    Stuart Beattie
Cinematographer    Dariusz Wolski
Editor    Stephen Rivkin
Editor    Craig Wood
Production Designer    Brian Morris
Editor    Arthur Schmidt
Composer    Klaus Badelt
Supervising Art Director    Derek R. Hill
Art Director    Donald B. Woodruff
Art Director    James E. Tocci
Set Designer    Mark Hitchler
Set Designer    William Hiney
Set Designer    Darrell L. Wight
Set Designer    Greg Hooper
Set Designer    Domenic Silvestri
Set Decorator    Larry Dias
Costume Designer    Penny Rose
Sound Mixer    Lee Orloff
Supervising Sound Editor    Christopher Boyes
Sound Designer    Christopher Boyes
Supervising Sound Editor    George Watters II
Re-recording Mixer    Christopher Boyes
Re-recording Mixer    David Parker
Re-recording Mixer    David Campbell
Visual Effects Supervisor    John Knoll
Special Make-up Effects    Keith Vanderlaan
Associate Producer    Pat Sandston
Assistant Director    Peter Kohn
Second Unit Director    Alexander Witt
Second Unit Director    Bruce Hendricks
Second Unit Camera    Alexander Witt
Second Unit Camera    Mitch Amundsen
Stunt Coordinator    George Marshall Ruge
Casting Director    Ronna Kress
Casting (UK)    Kate Dowd
Music Editor    Kenneth Karman
Dialogue Editor    Victoria Sampson

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Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/07/09 1 $13,509,262   3,023 $4,469   $13,509,262 1
2003/07/10 1 $10,486,019 -22% 3,023 $3,469   $23,995,281 2
2003/07/11 1 $14,841,094 +42% 3,269 $4,540   $38,836,375 3
2003/07/12 1 $17,414,693 +17% 3,269 $5,327   $56,251,068 4
2003/07/13 1 $14,374,903 -17% 3,269 $4,397   $70,625,971 5
2003/07/14 1 $7,505,000 -48% 3,269 $2,296   $78,130,971 6
2003/07/15 1 $7,351,000 -2% 3,269 $2,249   $85,482,000 7
2003/07/16 1 $7,057,000 -4% 3,269 $2,159   $92,538,000 8
2003/07/17 1 $6,435,000 -9% 3,269 $1,968   $98,973,000 9
2003/07/18 2 $10,505,198 +63% 3,359 $3,127   $109,478,015 10
2003/07/19 2 $13,095,414 +25% 3,359 $3,899   $122,573,429 11
2003/07/20 2 $10,433,985 -20% 3,359 $3,106   $133,007,414 12
2003/07/21 2 $5,332,000 -49% 3,359 $1,587   $138,340,000 13
2003/07/22 1 $5,449,000 +2% 3,359 $1,622   $143,789,000 14
2003/07/23 1 $5,082,000 -7% 3,359 $1,513   $148,871,000 15
2003/07/24 1 $4,831,000 -5% 3,359 $1,438   $153,702,000 16
2003/07/25 3 $6,814,619 +41% 3,416 $1,995   $160,516,745 17
2003/07/26 2 $8,965,800 +32% 3,416 $2,625   $169,482,545 18
2003/07/27 2 $7,355,610 -18% 3,416 $2,153   $176,838,155 19
2003/07/28 2 $3,583,000 -51% 3,416 $1,049   $180,421,000 20
2003/07/29 2 $3,596,000 n/c 3,416 $1,053   $184,017,000 21
2003/07/30 2 $3,275,000 -9% 3,416 $959   $187,292,000 22
2003/07/31 2 $3,396,000 +4% 3,416 $994   $190,687,000 23
2003/08/01 3 $5,651,711 +66% 3,390 $1,667   $196,338,959 24
2003/08/02 3 $7,405,885 +31% 3,390 $2,185   $203,744,844 25
2003/08/03 3 $5,786,448 -22% 3,390 $1,707   $209,531,292 26
2003/08/04 2 $2,842,000 -51% 3,390 $838   $212,373,000 27
2003/08/05 2 $2,748,000 -3% 3,390 $811   $215,121,000 28
2003/08/06 3 $2,293,000 -17% 3,390 $676   $217,414,000 29
2003/08/07 3 $2,314,000 +1% 3,390 $683   $219,728,000 30
2003/08/08 4 $3,793,267 +64% 3,170 $1,197   $223,521,426 31
2003/08/09 4 $5,282,869 +39% 3,170 $1,667   $228,804,295 32
2003/08/10 4 $3,946,334 -25% 3,170 $1,245   $232,750,629 33
2003/08/11 4 $1,835,000 -54% 3,170 $579   $234,585,629 34
2003/08/12 4 $1,853,000 +1% 3,170 $585   $236,438,629 35
2003/08/13 4 $1,652,000 -11% 3,170 $521   $238,090,629 36
2003/08/14 4 $1,347,000 -18% 3,170 $425   $239,437,629 37
2003/08/15 7 $2,563,415 +90% 2,710 $946   $242,116,801 38
2003/08/16 6 $3,858,623 +51% 2,710 $1,424   $245,975,424 39
2003/08/17 6 $2,745,561 -29% 2,710 $1,013   $248,720,985 40
2003/08/18 6 $1,268,000 -54% 2,710 $468   $249,989,000 41
2003/08/19 6 $1,308,000 +3% 2,710 $483   $251,297,000 42
2003/08/20 6 $1,158,000 -11% 2,710 $427   $252,455,000 43
2003/08/21 5 $1,195,000 +3% 2,710 $441   $253,650,000 44
2003/08/22 6 $2,121,000 +77% 2,404 $882   $255,771,000 45
2003/08/23 6 $3,028,741 +43% 2,404 $1,260   $258,852,271 46
2003/08/24 6 $2,073,426 -32% 2,404 $862   $260,925,697 47
2003/08/25 5 $835,000 -60% 2,404 $347   $261,761,000 48
2003/08/26 5 $912,000 +9% 2,404 $379   $262,673,000 49
2003/08/27 5 $781,000 -14% 2,404 $325   $263,454,000 50
2003/08/28 5 $746,000 -4% 2,404 $310   $264,200,000 51
2003/08/29 5 $1,916,000 +157% 2,227 $860   $266,116,000 52
2003/08/30 5 $2,967,000 +55% 2,227 $1,332   $269,083,000 53
2003/08/31 4 $3,087,000 +4% 2,227 $1,386   $272,170,000 54
2003/09/01 3 $2,849,000 -8% 2,227 $1,279   $275,019,000 55
2003/09/02 3 $593,000 -79% 2,227 $266   $275,612,000 56
2003/09/03 3 $491,000 -17% 2,227 $220   $276,103,000 57
2003/09/04 3 $457,000 -7% 2,227 $205   $276,560,000 58
2003/09/05 4 $1,423,000 +211% 2,203 $646   $277,983,000 59
2003/09/06 3 $2,452,890 +72% 2,203 $1,113   $280,440,199 60
2003/09/07 3 $1,391,253 -43% 2,203 $632   $281,831,452 61
2003/09/08 2 $336,000 -76% 2,203 $153   $282,168,000 62
2003/09/09 1 $434,000 +29% 2,203 $197   $282,602,000 63
2003/09/10 2 $375,000 -14% 2,203 $170   $282,977,000 64
2003/09/11 1 $401,000 +7% 2,203 $182   $283,378,000 65
2003/09/12 5 $1,141,000 +185% 2,029 $562   $284,519,000 66
2003/09/13 5 $2,183,116 +91% 2,029 $1,076   $286,723,991 67
2003/09/14 5 $1,160,381 -47% 2,029 $572   $287,884,372 68
2003/09/15 4 $256,000 -78% 2,029 $126   $288,141,000 69
2003/09/16 4 $309,000 +21% 2,029 $152   $288,450,000 70
2003/09/17 4 $277,000 -10% 2,029 $137   $288,726,000 71
2003/09/18 4 $289,000 +4% 2,029 $142   $289,015,000 72
2003/09/19 9 $1,020,000 +253% 1,746 $584   $290,035,000 73
2003/09/20 9 $1,592,796 +56% 1,746 $912   $291,635,655 74
2003/09/21 9 $860,257 -46% 1,746 $493   $292,495,912 75
2003/09/22 9 $199,000 -77% 1,746 $114   $292,695,000 76
2003/09/23 9 $241,000 +21% 1,746 $138   $292,935,000 77
2003/09/24 9 $199,000 -17% 1,746 $114   $293,135,000 78
2003/09/25 9 $204,000 +3% 1,746 $117   $293,339,000 79

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/07/11 1 $46,630,690   3,269 $14,265   $70,625,971 5
2003/07/18 2 $34,034,597 -27% 3,359 $10,132   $133,007,414 12
2003/07/25 2 $23,136,029 -32% 3,416 $6,773   $176,838,155 19
2003/08/01 3 $18,844,044 -19% 3,390 $5,559   $209,531,292 26
2003/08/08 4 $13,022,470 -31% 3,170 $4,108   $232,750,629 33
2003/08/15 6 $9,167,599 -30% 2,710 $3,383   $248,720,985 40
2003/08/22 6 $7,275,447 -21% 2,404 $3,026   $260,925,697 47
2003/08/29 5 $7,970,162 +10% 2,227 $3,579   $272,169,924 54
2003/09/05 3 $5,271,528 -34% 2,203 $2,393   $281,831,452 61
2003/09/12 5 $4,506,400 -15% 2,029 $2,221   $287,884,372 68
2003/09/19 9 $3,480,968 -23% 1,746 $1,994   $292,495,912 75
2003/09/26 12 $2,374,249 -32% 1,443 $1,645   $295,713,028 82
2003/10/03 13 $1,629,244 -31% 1,211 $1,345   $297,930,745 89
2003/10/10 15 $1,022,122 -37% 801 $1,276   $299,468,874 96
2003/10/17 16 $653,715 -36% 493 $1,326   $300,557,571 103
2003/10/24 17 $482,013 -26% 379 $1,272   $301,243,790 110
2003/10/31 21 $433,278 -10% 331 $1,309   $301,823,371 117
2003/11/07 18 $664,433 +53% 472 $1,408   $302,609,731 124
2003/11/14 16 $604,338 -9% 425 $1,422   $303,581,609 131
2003/11/21 19 $421,857 -30% 375 $1,125   $304,175,582 138
2003/11/28 23 $430,070 +2% 342 $1,258   $304,879,615 145
2003/12/05 27 $165,101 -62% 283 $583   $305,132,644 152
2003/12/12 35 $84,836 -49% 213 $398   $305,267,970 159
2003/12/19 47 $40,528 -52% 124 $327   $305,343,252 166
2003/12/26 70 $11,061 -73% 34 $325   $305,388,685 173
2004/01/02 75 $7,784 -30% 27 $288   $305,411,224 180

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/11/20062169,590 69,590$1,391,104$1,391,104132
6/18/20062960,227-13% 129,817$1,203,938$2,595,042133
6/25/20062351,034-15% 180,851$1,020,170$3,615,211134
7/2/20061784,725+66% 265,576$1,693,653$5,308,864135
7/9/20062314,940+272% 580,516$6,295,651$11,604,515136
7/16/20064174,168-45% 754,684$3,486,425$15,090,940137
7/23/20063225,031+29% 979,715$4,512,052$19,602,992138
7/30/20066113,748-49% 1,093,463$2,273,823$21,876,814139
8/6/200611128,571+13% 1,222,034$2,011,005$23,887,819140
8/13/200612108,448-16% 1,330,482$1,516,721$25,404,540141
8/20/20061189,790-17% 1,420,272$1,257,033$26,661,573142
8/27/200613101,898+13% 1,522,170$1,429,079$28,090,652143
9/3/20062353,774-47% 1,575,944$751,755$28,842,407144
9/10/20062662,937+17% 1,638,881$872,936$29,715,343145
10/15/20062452,661 1,736,228$684,593$30,993,475150
11/5/20062460,796 1,823,293$843,241$32,184,972153
11/26/200627391,989 2,244,746$0$32,593,637156
12/10/200610382,116 2,667,599$5,354,668$38,513,328158
12/17/200625184,957-52% 2,852,556$2,605,452$41,118,780159
12/24/200628301,944+63% 3,154,500$4,497,214$45,615,994160
5/27/200710105,836 3,686,360$1,480,646$52,721,641182
6/3/20071079,342-25% 3,765,702$1,109,995$53,831,636183
6/10/20071063,030-21% 3,828,732$881,790$54,713,425184
7/8/20072030,028 3,902,496$467,236$55,766,531188

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
3/7/2010922,525 22,525$326,383$326,383327
3/14/20101614,745-35% 37,270$213,658$540,041328
5/15/2011920,196 161,962$413,005$3,046,517389
5/22/2011159,705-52% 171,667$195,363$3,241,880390
5/29/2011199,826+1% 181,493$200,251$3,442,131391

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