It is, today, the most expensive film of all time. This hugely successful show with a stellar cast can be (re)watched in streaming.
Immersed in movie theaters or in front of the television screen, caught up in the epic adventures of fictional characters, we can often forget that movies are above all productions that can cost a lot of money. And if financial investment is not necessarily synonymous with a masterpiece, it can be synonymous with a great show. The most expensive movie of all time, currently available for streaming, demonstrates this well.
In that day, Pirates of the Caribbean: About the Fountain of Youth It is considered the most expensive film in the history of cinema (if we do not take inflation into account), although it is always difficult to know precisely the budget of a film if it has not been made public. According to the research of Forbes Dating back to 2014, the fourth episode of the franchise would have cost more than $410.6 million. Other figures have been published in recent years, estimating the film’s cost at between $370 and $380 million, making it one of the most expensive films of all time.
Let us remember that Pirates of the Caribbean: About the Fountain of Youth is the fourth film in the franchise directed by Johnny Depp, released in 2011. In this new installment, Jack Sparrow continues his solo adventures (without Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley) and reunites with a former lover. With the latter, like Barbossa and Blackbeard, he sets out in search of the mythical fountain of youth.
If Johnny Depp (Jack Sparrow) and Geoffrey Rush (Barbossa) are the only ones from the original trilogy who return in this fourth film, they are accompanied by other renowned actors. Penélope Cruz lends her traits to Angelica Teach, Jack Sparrow’s former conquest, while Ian McShane (John Wick) plays Blackbeard.
Sam Claflin, from the saga The Hunger Gamesalso gives them the answer, as does the late Richard Griffiths (Harry Potter). We will also be able to see Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards in the role of Jack Sparrow’s father.
AND Pirates of the Caribbean 4 cost a lot of money, it also raised enough to secure a sequel to the franchise, released in 2017. In total, The fountain of youth It grossed $1.045 billion worldwide. In 2011, it was the third highest-grossing film of the year. The fourth episode of Pirates of the CaribbeanAs well as the rest of the films in the saga, they can be streamed on Disney+.