Hit the open seas from the comfort of your living room with these 5 swashbuckling movies like Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales! This upcoming fantasy swashbuckler movie is set to hit theaters on May 26, 2017. It is the 5th installment in the incredibly popular and ever so fun Pirates of the Caribbean film series (which, if you didn’t already know, was inspired by a ride at the Disney theme park!). Here are some other great movies to watch if you can’t get enough of Captain Jack!
Movies Like Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
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The Scorpion King
The Scorpion King is a 2002 period, action war movie and is the sequel to the 2001 movie The Mummy Returns. It is also the prequel to the 2008 movie The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior, the 2012 movie The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption and the 2015 movie The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power. Mathayus, a desert warrior, takes on an evil army that is out to destroy the Akkadian Empire, with the help of Cassandra, a sorceress and Arpid, a horse thief. The Scorpion King stars Dwayne Johnson as Mathayus, Kelly Hu as Cassandra and Grant Heslov as Arpid.
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is a 2003 historical, war, drama movie. It based on the 5-book series, out of 20 total books in the series, Aubrey-Maturin. The 5 books include: 1969 Master and Commander, 1973 HMS Surprise, 1979 The Fortune of War, 1984 The Far Side of the World and 1988 The Letter of Marque. Set during the Napoleonic Wars, Captain Jack Aubrey pushes the crew of the HMS Surprise to their limits, while in pursuit of the Acheron, a powerful French was ship. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World stars Russell Crowe as Jack.
The Legend of Zorro
The Legend of Zorro is a 2005 swashbuckler movie and is the sequel to the 1998 movie The Mask of Zorro. Don Alejandro de la Vega, AKA Zorro, and his wife, Elena, step back into action when the statehood of California is threatened. The Legend of Zorro stars Antonio Banderas as Zorro and Catherine Zeta-Jones as Elena.
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time is a 2010 action fantasy movie that is based on the 2003 video game of the same name, by Ubisoft Entertainment. A fugitive prince, Prince Dastan and Princess Tamina, fight to stop Nizam, a villain who plans to destroy the world with a magical dagger that features a special sand, capable of reversing time. Prince of Persia: Sands of Time stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Prince Dastan, Gemma Arterton as Princess Tamina and Ben Kingsley as Nizam.
The Three Musketeers
The Three Musketeers is a 2011 romantic, action-adventure movie that is based on the 1844 book of the same name, written by Alexandre Dumas. D’Artagnan teams up with 3 legendary Musketeers- Athos, Aramis and Porthos- to battle with Milady de Winter, a double agent and her accomplice, Cardinal Richelieu, from taking control of the French throne. The Three Musketeers stars Logan Lerman as D’Artagnan, Matthew McFadyen as Athos, Luke Evans as Aramis, Ray Stevenson as Porthos, Milla Jovovich as Milady and Christoph Waltz as Richelieu.