Red Carpet Flashback! 2003 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Premiere

Fourteen years ago Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, based on the Walt Disney theme-park ride, sailed into theaters. Piloted by Johnny Depp as the eccentric Captain Jack Sparrow, Black Pearl became the fourth-highest-grossing film of 2003 and launched a blockbuster franchise. With the fifth installment, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, opening this weekend, we’re taking a look back at which celebrities were on deck for the Black Pearl premiere, held at California’s Disneyland on June 28, 2003.

<p>Depp took a two-year break before starring as Captain Jack Sparrow in <em>The Curse of the Black Pearl</em>. He received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor for his role. (Photo: Albert L. Ortega/WireImage) </p>
Johnny Depp

Depp took a two-year break before starring as Captain Jack Sparrow in The Curse of the Black Pearl. He received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor for his role. (Photo: Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)

<p>Knightley, 18, arrived to the Disneyland premiere in a midriff-baring outfit. The young star won the role of Elizabeth Swan after her critically acclaimed appearance in <em>Bend It Like Beckham</em> the prior year. (Photo: Lester Cohen/WireImage) </p>
Keira Knightley

Knightley, 18, arrived to the Disneyland premiere in a midriff-baring outfit. The young star won the role of Elizabeth Swan after her critically acclaimed appearance in Bend It Like Beckham the prior year. (Photo: Lester Cohen/WireImage)

<p>Bloom followed up his success in <em>The Lord of the Rings</em> trilogy with his role as Will Turner in<em> Black Pearl</em>. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Orlando Bloom

Bloom followed up his success in The Lord of the Rings trilogy with his role as Will Turner in Black Pearl. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p><em>The Amanda Show</em> star had just appeared in her second full-length feature, <em>What a Girl Wants</em>, in April 2003. (Photo: Tim Goodwin/AP) </p>
Amanda Bynes

The Amanda Show star had just appeared in her second full-length feature, What a Girl Wants, in April 2003. (Photo: Tim Goodwin/AP)

<p>The 26-year-old future <em>Scandal</em> star was coming off her first big role in 2001’s <em>Save the Last Dance</em>. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Kerry Washington

The 26-year-old future Scandal star was coming off her first big role in 2001’s Save the Last Dance. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p>The former <em>Lois & Clark</em> star would begin her eight-season run on the ABC hit <em>Desperate Housewives</em> the following year. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Teri Hatcher

The former Lois & Clark star would begin her eight-season run on the ABC hit Desperate Housewives the following year. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p>The actor portrayed Admiral James Norrington in the first three installments of the <em>Pirates</em> series. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Jack Davenport

The actor portrayed Admiral James Norrington in the first three installments of the Pirates series. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p>Bloom and Depp pose with franchise producer Jerry Bruckheimer. (Photo: Chris Pizzello/AP) </p>
Orlando Bloom, Johnny Depp, and Jerry Bruckheimer

Bloom and Depp pose with franchise producer Jerry Bruckheimer. (Photo: Chris Pizzello/AP)

<p>The Oscar winner appeared in Disney’s <em>Snow Dogs</em> the previous year. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Cuba Gooding Jr.

The Oscar winner appeared in Disney’s Snow Dogs the previous year. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p>Gore Verbinski, posing with his wife, directed the first three <em>Pirates</em> films. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Gore and Clayton Verbinski

Gore Verbinski, posing with his wife, directed the first three Pirates films. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p>The <em>8 Simple Rules</em> star and her kids strolled the Disneyland carpet. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Katey Sagal

The 8 Simple Rules star and her kids strolled the Disneyland carpet. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p>The actors, who co-starred in the TV miniseries in<em> Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story</em>, were on hand for the premiere, with Hannah decked out in her best swashbuckling garb. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Jon Voight and Daryl Hannah

The actors, who co-starred in the TV miniseries in Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story, were on hand for the premiere, with Hannah decked out in her best swashbuckling garb. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p>The former couple brought along their nephew Blake for the festivities. (Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic) </p>
Rebecca Romijn-Stamos and John Stamos

The former couple brought along their nephew Blake for the festivities. (Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)

<p>The 17-year-old actress was starring in Disney’s <em>That’s So Raven </em>at the time of the<em> Black Pearl </em>premiere. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Raven-Symoné

The 17-year-old actress was starring in Disney’s That’s So Raven at the time of the Black Pearl premiere. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p>The <em>Baywatch</em> beefcake, minus his red Speedo, made his way to Anaheim for the premiere. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
David Hasselhoff

The Baywatch beefcake, minus his red Speedo, made his way to Anaheim for the premiere. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p>The former <em>Wonder Woman</em> star got in on the premiere action. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Lynda Carter

The former Wonder Woman star got in on the premiere action. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p>Monty Pyhton alum Eric Idle, who has worked with Disney on several projects for their theme parks, brought along wife Tania and daughter Lilly. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Eric Idle

Monty Pyhton alum Eric Idle, who has worked with Disney on several projects for their theme parks, brought along wife Tania and daughter Lilly. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

<p>The 12-year old <em>Jerry Maguire</em> star arrived with blue highlights in his hair. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) </p>
Jonathan Lipnicki

The 12-year old Jerry Maguire star arrived with blue highlights in his hair. (Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

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