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Davy Jones's locker

The deepest depths of the ocean, especially as a grave for those who have died at sea. Tragically, many men from that battle in the Pacific Ocean are now in Davy Jones's locker.
See also: Davy, locker

Davy Jones's locker

the bottom of the sea, especially when it is a grave. They were going to sail around the world, but ended up in Davy Jones's locker. Most of the gold from that trading ship is in Davy Jones's locker.
See also: Davy, locker

Davy Jones's locker

Also, Davy's locker. The bottom of the sea, especially the grave of those who die at sea. For example, Caught out at sea during the hurricane, they thought they were heading for Davy Jones's locker . This term, first recorded in 1726, alludes to Davy Jones, a name given to the evil spirit of the sea. The ultimate origin of both Davy and Jones is disputed. A logical theory is that Jones referred to the biblical Jonah who was swallowed by a whale, and Davy was a corruption of a West Indian word for "devil."
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Notoriously indifferent to the rigours of already-stretched shooting schedules, the briny deep has sent more than its fair share of celluloid endeavours straight to Davy Jones' locker in terms of their financial fate.
But first they have to journey to the ends of the Earth to free Captain Jack Sparrow from his hellish imprisonment in Davy Jones' Locker.
to the e's of the Earth to free Captain Jack Sparrow from his hellish imprisonment in Davy Jones' Locker.
Unlikely allies, Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) and Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) set sail through dangerous territory to rescue Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) from Davy Jones' locker, as they get ready for a decisive battle.
News notes that the franchises' previous installments have had to do with Aztec Gold, "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl", the villainous Davy Jones and the mythical Kraken "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest", the Flying Dutchman and Davy Jones' Locker "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" and the fabled Fountain of Youth "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
The collection is wide ranging, from a bloodcurdling account of the story behind Davy Jones' locker, through the beautifully lyrical Japanese story, 'Mochimtsu's Music', to a modem day pirate story of exoticism with a surprising twist.
But first they have to journey to the ends of the Earth to free Johnny Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow from his hellish imprisonment in Davy Jones' Locker.
And while up and down the land, fans cannot wait for the new season to start, in Hampshire they are simply crossing their fingers and hoping the final destination is not the bottom of Davy Jones' Locker.
when it turned turtle and headed straight for Davy Jones' locker.
The final instalment of the trilogy sees Captain Jack Sparrow trapped in Davy Jones' Locker, with his band of pirates on a journey to free him with the help of Captain Barbossa.
99) Johnny Depp walks the gangplank as Captain Jack Sparrow one final time as the salty seadog attempts to escape from purgatory in Davy Jones' locker with help from Will Turner (Orlando Bloom), Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) and Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush).
The third voyage of Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) opens with the salty seadog consigned to purgatory in Davy Jones' locker.
This being a sequel, it is clear that one Captain Jack will not suffice, so we are treated to multiple incarnations, courtesy of some schizophrenic hallucinations befalling Jack as he toils away in Davy Jones' locker.
The movie plunges us down to Davy Jones' locker, then hurls us into a series of violent voyages and confrontations in arctic wastes, South Sea isles and galleon-shredding gales, with Sparrow, the beauteous Swann, her sword-swain Turner and Sparrow's glibly treacherous rival captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) clashing with their deadly 18th Century pursuers, led by the smugly murderous Cutler Beckett (Tom Hollander).
Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) begin in Singapore, where they and their pirate mates hope to liberate Jack from Davy Jones' Locker, a surreal realm between purgatory and hell.