Originally Posted by Alcoremortis
At least DMC and AWE had bits of "Will doing stuff", "Elizabeth doing stuff", and "Pintel and Ragetti doing stuff" to sew it together. Maybe I have a high Sparrow tolerance, but it only really started getting to me in Stranger Tides.
Sparrow is not a main character, that's the problem. He's a character, but there's no reason to invest in him as a protagonist, which makes the movies have no gravity, which makes them less enjoyable. At least the characters of Will and Elizabeth add weight and consequence to the film.