Pirates of the Caribbean II a€” Dead Man’s Chest has pillaged the South African box office by raking in a phenomenal R7 842 431 in its opening week. The iconic Johnny Depp reprises his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in this swashbuckling sequel.
In comparison, another Hollywood blockbuster, Superman Returns, has made R10.488.394 in three weeks. The much hyped Jennifer Aniston/Vince Vaughn starrer, The Break-up, is performing well at R6 888 242 after two weeks of release. Other films in the top five are the animated Cars and the Sandra Bullock/Keanu Reeves romantic drama, The Lake House.