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18 Unknown Facts About Pirates Of The Caribbean. Keira Reveals A Secret In #15

With the successful series making over £2.3 billion on the silver screen and with the upcoming fifth one, 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' franchise has become the eleventh highest-grossing film series of all-time. Now that's a significant achievement, isn't it? There are some fascinating facts down here about Pirates Of The Caribbean that most of us don't know, trust me these are a real treasure.

Let's check them out.

18 Unknown Facts About Pirates Of The Caribbean. Keira Reveals A Secret In #15

18 Unknown Facts About Pirates Of The Caribbean. Keira Reveals A Secret In #15

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Keira Knightley was 17 when she was auditioned for the first..

Keira Knightley was 17 when she was auditioned for the first..

..Pirates Of The Caribbean.

2. Johnny Depp spent around $60, 000 from his own pocket to buy life jackets for

2. Johnny Depp spent around $60, 000 from his own pocket to buy life jackets for

..500 crew members, to protect them from cold during On Stranger Tides shooting.

Johnny Depp based his performance on Keith Richards..

Johnny Depp based his performance on Keith Richards..

..he thought that pirates are the rockstar version of the 18th century.

4. During the sword-fighting scene, in the Curse Of The Black Pearl..

4. During the sword-fighting scene, in the Curse Of The Black Pearl..

Chocolate powder was used on Bloom's face to give the dirt effect.

The tentacles of Davy Jones were partially real..

The tentacles of Davy Jones were partially real..

..rest were created by the special effects team.

6. Captain Jack Sparrow's role was first offered to Robert De Niro..

6. Captain Jack Sparrow's role was first offered to Robert De Niro..

He rejected the role because Robert thought the film would make no profit at the box office.

At the beginning after filming few scenes

At the beginning after filming few scenes

Keira felt very under-qualified for the role of Elizabeth Swann, so she started packing her stuff a little as she was sure that she would get fired very soon.

8. Jack Sparrow, Elizabeth Swann, and William Turner..

8. Jack Sparrow, Elizabeth Swann, and William Turner..

All the three lead role characters are related to birds.

9. In the whole movie, Geoffrey Rush tried to be on the left side of Keira Knightley..

9. In the whole movie, Geoffrey Rush tried to be on the left side of Keira Knightley..

..to get noticed by the people. He thought people won't see him much when Keira Knightley will be there next to him. So to get noticed, he thought he must stand in the same way as the character is standing in the book- from left to right as viewers watched films in the same way they read books. That's how he came up with the left to right idea.

10. Including "bring me that horizon," some few line in In Curse Of The Black Pearl..

10. Including

..was improvised by Johnny Depp.

If you look closely in the Curse Of Black Pearl..

If you look closely in the Curse Of Black Pearl..

..you can see scab on Jack chin, which grows bigger and bigger in every scene. Well, this was a prank which was planned by him and his makeup crew.

12. The monkey who was seen in At World's End was a specially trained one.

12. The monkey who was seen in  At World’s End was a specially trained one.

In the scene where the monkey was shivering, well that effect was given by the special effects team. They made a small wooden barrel with a vibrating plate on top of which the animal trainer was teaching her to sit on it with her arm crossed.

Remember the kiss between Elizabeth and Jack Sparrow in Dead Man's Chest..

Remember the  kiss between Elizabeth and Jack Sparrow in Dead Man’s Chest..

The scene was purposefully cut out of Orlando Bloom's script so that the cameras could capture a genuine, shocked reaction from Bloom.

14. During Lord of The Rings, Orlando Bloom got inked with an elvish tattoo on his right wrist..

14. During Lord of The Rings, Orlando Bloom got inked with an elvish tattoo on his right wrist..

He triedand covered his tattoos during most of the Pirates of Caribbean movies, but it was caught by most of the audience in The Curse Of The Black Pearl, he raised his arm in the sword fighting scene.

Keira Knightley told that she had to pad her chest constantly to make it appear big

Keira Knightley told that she had to pad her chest constantly to make it appear big

16. The Pirates Of The Caribbean was written by the same script writers..

16. The Pirates Of The Caribbean was written by the same script writers..

.. who wrote Alladin. Not a single production was ready to pick this movie until Disney decided to make a film based on their own Disneyland ride.

Johnny Depp wore contact lenses during the whole..

Johnny Depp wore contact lenses during the whole..

..movie shoot as to get protected from the sun. His contact lens was specially designed for him, the lenses acted as sunglasses and shielded his eyes.

18. During the Black Pearl's attack..

18. During the Black Pearl’s attack..

.. the last canon shot billows into a Mickey Mouse-shaped cloud as a tribute to Disney.

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