Pirates of the Caribbean is a multi-billion dollar Walt Disney franchise and is the brain-child of Gore Verbinski and Jerry Bruckheimer. The franchise includes a theme park ride, three highly successful films as well as numerous video games and children's toys.
The first film "Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl" was released in 2003 and starred Johnny Depp, Bill Nighy, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom, Stellan Skarsgård, and Naomie Harris.
Johnny Depp has made the main character Captain Jack Sparrow, a loveable drunken pirate, one of the more indelible characters of recent movie history.
The second movie broke box office records on release, "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" released in 2006 and the third movie "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" is also a highly anticipated release.