The latest Pirates Of The Caribbean has plundered $5.5-Million in Thursday night previews.
The first installment in the series since 2011, the Johnny Depp led sequel is poised to dominate the Memorial Day long weekend with an estimated $80-Million from 4,276 North American locations. Internationally, the movie has been in theaters since Wednesday and should close out the weekend somewhere between $150-$175-Million overseas.
The film focuses on Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow battling deadly ghost sailors, led by the Javier Bardem’s Captain Salazar. Franchise vets Orlando Bloom and Geoffrey Rush return alongside newcomers Kaya Scodelario and Brenton Thwaites.
Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg direct.
Jerry Bruckheimer is producing once again.
The previous four Pirates Of The Caribbean movies have grossed $1.28-Billion domestically and $2.45-Billion internationally. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, released back in 2007, set a Memorial Day weekend record when it launched with $139-Million over the four days.
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