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Happy International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Here are 10 movies to watch in celebration

In this Tuesday, June 20, 2017, file photo, Johnny Depp fans dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow pose before the Japan premiere of his film “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” in Tokyo.
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Every year on Sept. 19, we get to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day.

The idea for International Talk Like a Pirate Day was born during a racquetball game between John Baur and Mark Summers in 1995, according to CNN.

To celebrate the day, here are some movies that are sure to shiver your timbers.

Against All Flags” — Not rated

The year is 1700. British naval officer Lt. Brian Hawke has traveled undercover and hides among Madagascar-based pirates who have been attacking ships that are heading to India.

Upon arriving at the pirate “republic,” Hawke forms an instant connection with Captain Prudence “Spitfire” Stevens. When Hawke saves Princess Patma, daughter of the mogul emperor, from a captured ship, jealousies arise.

Meanwhile, Hawke’s secret mission to acquire the gun placements for the pirates’ hideaway continues, leading to an action-packed climax.

Captain Phillips” — PG-13

Captain Phillips is based on the true story of the hijacking of the MV Maersk Alabama, sailed by Captain Richard Phillips, in April 2009.

As the ship passes just outside Somali waters, pirates approach and begin shooting. Captain Phillips attempts to keep the men from boarding the ship but fails.

The group comes aboard, demanding money. Captain Phillips offers all they have — about $30,000 — to take the ship’s crew hostage instead, hoping to make millions in ransom.

The Goonies” — PG

Mike and Brandon Walsh are preparing to move with their family due to the imminent foreclosure of their neighborhood. Unless enough money is raised — which is unlikely — developers plan to build a golf course in its place.

When Mikey stumbles across an old treasure map belonging to “One-Eyed” Willy, hope is restored. Mikey and Brandon, who have dubbed themselves the Goonies, set off on an adventure to find the treasure and save their neighborhood.

Hook” — PG

Set in the present, Peter Pan has left Neverland and grown up to be a successful lawyer but a negligent husband and father. But when Captain Hook kidnaps his children, Peter returns to Neverland with Tinkerbell at his side.

In Neverland, Peter finds his children in the possession of Captain Hook, who wants to battle Peter Pan. Upon realizing that Peter Pan has forgotten who he is and is now just Peter, Hook changes his mind.

With the help of Tinkerbell and the Lost Boys, Peter is forced to remember who he really is so he can take on Hook for one final battle and rescue his children.

Peter Pan” — G

Based on Sir James M. Barrie’s 1904 play about a boy who refuses to grow up, the film begins in the home of Wendy, John and Michael Darling. In the middle of the night, the three children are visited by Peter Pan, who takes them on a flight to Neverland with the help of Tinkerbell and her fairy dust. There, they meet the Lost Boys and Princess Tiger Lily, all of whom are trying to defeat the evil Captain Hook.

Pirates” — PG-13

The infamous English pirate Thomas Bartholomew Red, known as Captain Red. He is the ship’s young cabin boy Jean-Baptiste, nicknamed Frog, are stranded on a raft in the middle of the ocean. One day, the pair are picked up by a Spanish ship and imprisoned. There, they meet the ship’s cook, who was imprisoned after being accused of poisoning the ship’s captain in an attempt to steal loot from the Aztec King Catapec Anahuac. Upon hearing this, Captain Red becomes obsessed with the treasure and raises the ship’s crew to mutiny.

Pirates of the Caribbean” — PG-13

Based on the Disneyland ride, the “Pirates of the Caribbean” series consists of five movies and follows the infamous Captain Jack Sparrow, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swan on their adventures defeating various evil pirates.

The movies in the series are “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.”

The Princess Bride” — PG

When a young boy falls ill, his grandfather comes over to read him “The Princess Bride.” Although the tradition of reading of the book has been passed down within the family for generations, the boy is positive that he will not like it. The story centers around Buttercup, a former farm girl who has been picked by Prince Humperdinck of Florian for marriage.

The problem is, she doesn’t love him, as she is still in love with Westley who had been a helping hand on her family’s farm and answered “as you wish” to her every request. Westley had gone away to sea five years prior — with the full intention of returning — and was said to be killed by the Dread Pirate Roberts.

While on a horse ride one day, Buttercup is kidnapped by Vizzini, Fezzik and Inigo Montoya, who plan to kill her. They, in turn, are chased by the Dread Pirate Roberts … who happens to answer “as you wish” to Buttercup’s every request.

Swiss Family Robinson” — G

When a family is en route to New Guinea, they are shipwrecked on a deserted island. Because of the damage done to their ship and the pirates roaming the island, the family is forced to stay. There, the family creates a new home for themselves and must learn how to live on the island.

Treasure Island” — Not rated

A young Jim Hawking is living in England in 1765 running a tiny inn with his mother when one day, Captain William Bones gives the boy a map. Pirates visit him. But the next day, Bones is found dead. Jim shows Squire Trelawney the map. Trelawney recognizes the map, saying it believes to the late Captain Flint. Trelawney hires Captain Smollett and his ship and he and Jim set off to find the map’s treasure.