• Cantando dietro i paraventi [aka Singing Behind Screens] (2003)
• Diary of a Pirate (2003)
• Epic at Sea: The Making of 'Pirates of the
Caribbean: The Curse of the Black ', An (2003) Pearl
• Hornblower: Loyalty [aka Horatio Hornblower 3] (2003)
• Hornblower: Duty (2003)
• Kaptein Sabeltann [aka Captain Sabertooth] (2003)
• Peter Pan (2003)
• Pirates of the
Caribbean: The Curse of the Black (2003) Pearl
(2003) Pirate Islands
• Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Cantando dietro i paraventi [aka Singing Behind Screens] (2003)
Director: Ermanno Olmi
Writer: Ermanno Olmi (screenplay) and Jorge Luis Borges (short story "The Widow Ching, Lady Pirate", uncredited)
Cast: Bud Spencer [Il vecchio capitano], Jun Ichikawa [Vedova Ching], Sally Ming Zeo Ni [Confidente], Camillo Grassi [Nostromo], Makoto Kobayashi [Ammiraglio Ching], Wen Li Guang [Dignitario imperiale], Chen Ruohao [Emissario imperiale], Davide Dragonetti [Cliente ignaro], Alberto Capone [Cliente militare], Carlene Ko [Mery Red], Sultan Temir Omarov [Ammiraglio Thin Kwei], Bellini Zheng [Il piccolo Guiady], Yang Li Xiang [Supremo ammiraglio Kwo Lang]
[98 min - Drama - Italian | Mandarin (songs) | English (only a few lines) - Color - Italy | UK | France - Cinemaundici, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (MiBAC), Pierre Grise Productions]
Director: Lee Arenberg
Writer: Lee Arenberg
Cast: Lee Arenberg [Himself - Narrator], Johnny Depp [Himself], Kevin McNally [Himself]
Storyline: Lee Arenberg's diary of filming Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Lots of fun!
[Video - Documentary | Short - English - Color - USA - Walt Disney Pictures]
Epic at Sea: The Making of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl', An (2003)
Cast: Bob Anderson [Himself], Mark Anderson [Himself], Charles Bailey [Himself, as Charlie Bailey], Robert A. Blackburn [Himself], Orlando Bloom [Himself], Jerry Bruckheimer [Himself], Geoff Campbell [Himself], Jack Davenport [Himself], Johnny Depp [Himself], Larry Dias [Himself], Andrew Doucette [Himself], Ted Elliott [Himself], Treva Etienne [Himself], Bruce Hendricks [Himself], Derek R. Hill [Himself]
Storyline: This documentary was created for the DVD release for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003). It features behind the scenes footage and plenty of cast and crew interviews to inform us how this film was put together. This made-for-DVD documentary details the work that went into the production of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Disney's blockbuster tale of adventure on the high seas. Action fans are treated to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this masterpiece of special-effects work, as well as to interviews with the director, the producer, and just about everyone else involved with the film, who all give their insights into the efforts that were needed to bring this project to completion.
[Video - 38 min - Documentary | Short - English - Color - USA - Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE), Herzog Productions, Herzog-Cowen Entertainment]
Director: Andrew Grieve
Writers: C.S. Forester (novel) and Niall Leonard (screenplay)
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd [Commander Horatio Hornblower], Robert Lindsay [Admiral Sir Edward Pellew], Paul McGann [Lieutenant Bush], Lorcan Cranitch [Wolfe], Tony Haygarth [Master Prowse], Julia Sawalha [Maria Mason], Barbara Flynn [Mrs. Mason], Paul Copley [Matthews], Sean Gilder [Styles], Greg Wise [Major Côtard], Ian McElhinney [Captain Hammond], Christian Coulson [Midshipman John 'Jack' Hammond], Ron Cook [Steward James Doughty], Jonathan Forbes [Midshipman Charles Orrock], Jim McManus [Pawnbroker]
Storyline: Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks. The war with France has been over for a year and Horatio Hornblower finds himself on land. With his ship, the Retribution, laid up and his promotion to Commander rescinded as a result, he finds himself
a poor Lieutenant in a peace time navy. He has taken to playing cards to make a living. Luck presents itself in the form Sir Edward Pellew, his mentor and former commanding officer. Horatio soon finds himself again promoted to Commander and in charge of a sloop, the HMS Hotspur. He recruits his old shipmate Lt. Bush as his first officer, along with Matthews and Stiles. His task is to transport a French officer to the coast but once ashore, Horatio discovers the French amassing an invasion force. Once again at war, the men of the Hotspur are tasked to lead an advance force against a shore battery ahead of the British fleet. Hornblower soon realizes he has a traitor among his crew. In his personal life...
[TV Movie - 125 min - Adventure | Drama | War - English - Color - UK - A&E Network, United Film and Television Productions, Meridian Broadcasting]
Director: Andrew Grieve
Writers: Stephen Churchett (screenplay) and C.S. Forester (novel)
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd [Commander Horatio Hornblower], Robert Lindsay [Admiral Sir Edward Pellew], Paul McGann [Lieutenant Bush], Lorcan Cranitch [Wolfe], Tony Haygarth [Master Prowse], Julia Sawalha [Maria Mason], Barbara Flynn [Mrs. Mason], Paul Copley [Matthews], Sean Gilder [Styles], Jim Carter [Etheridge], Ron Cook [Steward James Doughty], Jonathan Coy [Captain Bracegirdle], Jonathan Forbes [Midshipman Charles Orrock], David Birkin [Jerome Bonaparte], Camilla Power [Betsy]
Storyline: Admiral Pellew interrupts Hornblower's wedding reception and tasks him to locate a British ship which has disappeared off the French coast, where Napoleon's troops are engaged in covert activities. Now married to Maria, Horatio Hornblower is soon sent by Admiral Pellew in search of the sloop Grasshopper captained by their old friend, Bracegirdle. The ship had been patrolling a stretch of French coast but had not sent in a report for over two weeks. During a raging storm they take aboard two passengers, an American woman and her French speaking Swiss husband. They are not what they pretend to be. Horatio and his men also encounter Wolfe, the Irish rebel turned traitor and now fighting France. They also realize exactly what Wolfe's plan is when they see three French frigates riding high in the water near his encampment. At home, Horatio is getting used to marriage and having to share his life with someone.
[TV Movie - Adventure | Drama | War - English - Color - UK - Meridian Broadcasting, United Film and Television Productions, A&E Network]
Directors: Stig Bergqvist and Rasmus A. Sivertsen (co-director)
Writers: Arthur Johansen (written by), David Regal (written by) and Terje Formoe (characters)
Cast: Terje Formoe [Kaptein Sabeltann, voice], Ole Alfsen [Pinky, voice], Nina Lund Feste [Sunniva, voice], Brit Elisabeth Haagensli [Tante Bassa, voice], Dennis Storhøi [Langemann, voice], Knut Haugmark [Pysa Pirat, voice], Ingolf Karinen [Pelle Pirat, voice], Paul Åge Johannessen [Ruben, voice], Helge Jordal [Glade Gorm, voice], Øystein Dolmen [Skalken, voice], Fredrik O. Knutsen [voice], Elisabeth Moberg [voice], Finn Schau [Sjømannen Ruben den Røde, voice], Bendik Østbye Johannessen [voice, as Bendik Johannessen], Terje Ranes [voice, as Terje Raanes]
Storyline: Sabeltann is a pirate looking for a big treasure. Aboard Sabeltanns big ship, Den Sorte Dame, they are preparing for a long and dangerous journey.
[75 min - Animation | Family - Norwegian | English | Spanish - Color - Norway - Svensk Filmindustri (SF), Seven Seas Production A/S, Happy Life Animation]
Director: P.J. Hogan
Writers: J.M. Barrie (play and books), P.J. Hogan (screenplay) and Michael Goldenberg (screenplay)
Cast: Jason Isaacs [Mr. Darling / Captain Hook], Jeremy Sumpter [Peter Pan], Rachel Hurd-Wood [Wendy Darling], Lynn Redgrave [Aunt Millicent], Richard Briers [Smee], Olivia Williams [Mrs. Darling], Geoffrey Palmer [Sir Edward Quiller Couch], Harry Newell [John Darling], Freddie Popplewell [Michael Darling], Ludivine Sagnier [Tink], Theodore Chester [Slightly], Rupert
Simonian [Tootles], George MacKay [Curly], Harry Eden [Nibs], Patrick Gooch [Twin]
Storyline: The Darling family children receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place. In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling, and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and leads them over moonlit rooftops through a galaxy of stars and to the lush jungles of Neverland. Wendy and her brothers join Peter and the Lost Boys in an exhilarating life--free of grown-up rules--while also facing the inevitable showdown with Hook and his bloodthirsty pirates.
[113 min - Adventure | Family | Fantasy - English - Color - Australia | USA | UK - Universal Pictures, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Revolution Studios]
Director: Gore Verbinski
Writers: Ted Elliott (screen story and screenplay), Terry Rossio (screen story and screenplay), Stuart Beattie (screen story) and Jay Wolpert (screen story)
Cast: Johnny Depp [Jack Sparrow], Geoffrey Rush [Barbossa], Orlando Bloom [Will Turner], Keira Knightley [Elizabeth Swann], Jack Davenport [Norrington], Jonathan Pryce [Governor Weatherby Swann], Lee Arenberg [Pintel], Mackenzie Crook [Ragetti], Damian O'Hare [Lt. Gillette], Giles New [Murtogg], Angus Barnett [Mullroy], David Bailie [Cotton], Michael Berry Jr. [Twigg], Isaac C. Singleton Jr. [Bo'sun], Kevin McNally [Joshamee Gibbs, as Kevin R. McNally]
Storyline: Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead. This swash-buckling tale follows the quest of Captain Jack Sparrow, a savvy pirate, and Will Turner, a resourceful blacksmith, as they search for Elizabeth Swann. Elizabeth, the daughter of the governor and the love of Will's life, has been kidnapped by the feared Captain Barbossa. Little do they know, but the fierce and clever Barbossa has been cursed. He, along with his large crew, are under an ancient curse, doomed for eternity to neither live, nor die. That is, unless a blood sacrifice is made.
[143 min - Action | Adventure | Fantasy - English - Color - USA - Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films]
Creator: Jonathan M. Shiff
Cast: Brooke Harman [Kate Redding, 26 episodes, 2003], Nicholas Donaldson [Nicholas Redding, 26 episodes, 2003], Eliza Taylor [Sarah Redding, 26 episodes, 2003], Oliver Ackland [Mars, 26 episodes, 2003], Lucia Smyrk [Carmen, 26 episodes, 2003], Darcy Bonser [Perry, 26 episodes, 2003], Madeleine Jay [Lizard, 26 episodes, 2003], Colin Moody [Captain Blackheart, 26 episodes, 2003], Jim Daly [Dugal,26 episodes, 2003], Jasper Bagg [Darcy the Dandy, (26 episodes, 2003], Andy McPhee [Cutthroat Jack, 26 episodes, 2003], Franklyn Ajaye [Five Spice, 26 episodes, 2003], Ziggy Crowe [Giant, 26 episodes, 2003], Russell Allan [Ugly Sam, 26 episodes, 2003], Graham Jahne [Ned Crow,26 episodes, 2003], Derrick Murphy [Spanish Pete, 26 episodes, 2003], John Stanton [The Ghost Of Captain Quade, 26 episodes, 2003]
Storyline: A freak accident sends three Australian kids into a computer-generated world of pirates and swashbuckling heroes. The kids must help a group of adventurers find a buried treasure and a way back to the real world. When 15-year-old Kate Redding and her younger brother and sister are sucked into their computer game into a land of 18th Century swashbuckling pirates, there is bound to be plenty of action and adventure. Marooned in an exotic archipelago, the three children set up base in a tree house and do battle with Captain Blackheart, his band of Pirates and a stranded group of Castaway Children.
1. The Game, 2. Sanctuary, 3. Close Call, 4. Blackmail, 5. The Great Escape, 6. Haunted Island, 7. Talking Plants, 8. Perry the Kid, 9. The Second Power-Up, 10. Nightmare, 11. Plantspeak, 12. Ghost Attack, 13. The Showdown, 14. The Riddle, 15. Kate Finds a Sword, 16. Training, 17. Mars Restored, 18. The White Room, 19. Kate vs Mars, 20. Sarah Kidnapped, 21. The Storm, 22. Behind the Waterfall, 23. Carmen's Betrayal, 24. Defeating Quade, 25. Secret Island, 26. Going Home.
[TV Series - 30 min - Action | Adventure | Drama - English - Color - Australia]
Directors: Patrick Gilmore and Tim Johnson
Writer: John Logan (screenplay)
Cast: Brad Pitt [Sinbad, voice], Catherine Zeta-Jones [Marina, voice], Michelle Pfeiffer [Eris, voice], Joseph Fiennes [Proteus, voice], Dennis Haysbert [Kale, voice], Timothy West [Dymas, voice], Adriano Giannini [Rat, voice], Raman Hui [Jin, voice], Chung Chan [Li, voice], Jim Cummings [Luca / Additional Voices, voice], Conrad Vernon [Jed, voice], Andrew Birch [Grum / Chum, voice], Chris Miller [Tower Guard, voice]
Storyline: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus. A Persian/Arabian sailor named Sinbad is on a quest to find the magical legendary Book of Peace, a mysterious artifact that Eris, the Greek wicked goddess of chaos, has ultimately framed him for stealing! If he fails on this quest, his childhood friend Prince Proteus of Syracuse will take Sindbad's death penalty, while Eris gains a desired foothold of power in the world of mortals.
[88 min - Adventure | Fantasy | Animation - English | Cantonese (some dialogue) | Italian (some dialogue) - Color - USA - DreamWorks SKG, DreamWorks Animation]