Pirates of the Caribbean Film Factoids

Came across the following facts regarding the new Disney film, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, which hits theaters on May 20th

1) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest was the first film to hit the $100 Million mark in TWO days at the US box office


2) Prior to Pirates, Johnny Depp had starred in only one movie that topped the $100 Million mark in in the US.  That film was Sleepy Hallow

3) Depp’s reported $59.2 Million paycheck for On Stranger Tides beats Tom Hank’s check for Angel and Demons making him the highest paid actor ever.

4)Of all the  Trilogy film Series –  Lord of the Rings at $2.9 Billion is first, – Pirate films snagged a global booty of $2.68 BILLION at the Box Office, and The Matrix trilogy at $1.6 Billion was third.

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