Review: Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides

I watched Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides yesterday afternoon, and I can say that it deserves its PG-13 rating. There were definitely a few scenes that would be very intense for young children. There is some irony in one of those very intense and very scary scenes … Read more

LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean – Details, Thoughts

Just over a week ago, the upcoming LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean line was officially announced. Now we’ve got some details from some members of Eurobricks, and it has been confirmed that they won’t focus just on the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides movie (due out in May of 2011), but will cover the Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise in general.

Look for Jaymercury’s post a few posts down on this Eurobricks thread.

Also look for Christian’s post about half way down this Eurobricks thread.

Obviously these are subject to change, but here is what’s listed (picked up from an accidental leak by a retailer), along with my thoughts. Yes, we have no pictures and no in-depth product descriptions, but I’m going to give my opinion anyways, based on the leaked description and the pricing. I’ll take a guess at brick count and US prices based on other Disney sets as well as the new Harry Potter sets. I’ve included the specific set names and numbers (and links to either the entry or to Brickset) for my comparisons so that you can check them out on your own and draw your own conclusion. US prices and brick count estimates are based on existing Toy Story, Prince of Persia, and Harry Potter sets, and the price conversions are done through

Warning! There be spoilers for the upcoming movie below!

4181 – Isla De la Muerta (£21,99 – roughly $29.99 US)
Pirate Lord Hector Barbossa trying to capture Elizabeth Swann and fighting Jack Sparrow.

Thoughts: Might be the only set with Elizabeth Swann. Should include plenty of treasure chests and gold pieces, but probably will be fairly small, given that there will be 3-4 minifigs starting out.

Estimated Pieces: 250 – 275 (based on The The Fight for the Dagger 7571 which is cheaper, has 258 pieces and has 4 minifigs, or Buzz’s Star Command Spaceship 7593 which has 257 pieces and a couple of minifigs)

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LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean Officially Announced.

Looks like Disney was happy about working with LEGO on the Toy Story LEGO sets and Duplo Cars set. Today, they announced a new partnership with LEGO revolving around the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise. There will also be a LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean game, created by TT … Read more

LEGO 10210 Imperial Flagship Available Online at LEGO

I mentioned yesterday in my LEGO store notes that the Imperial Flagship would be available today (Friday, January 1, 2010). If you have $179.95 and want 1,664 pieces of Pirate goodness, and a great way to send off the Pirates line, the Imperial Flagship (10210) is now available in LEGO … Read more

A LEGO Pirate Christmas from Captain Dan & The Scurvy Crew

A new Christmas-themed stop-motion LEGO short/movie has shown up on YouTube. It’s set to “A Pirate Christmas”, a song from the “From the Seas to the Streets” album from Captain Dan & The Scurvy Crew. Pirates versus Santa Claus. Need I say more? It’s a great LEGO-themed music video. Link … Read more