The Curse of the Black Pearl
In this movie chapter, the Pearl is under the command of Barbossa. He and his crew are cursed. They seek the last pieces of the Aztec Gold to break the curse and again be free. They find Elizabeth Swann Turner and kidnap her believeing that she has the blood they need. After Barbossa is defeated, Sparrow regains control of the Pearl.
Dead Mans Chest
In this movie chapter, the Pearl is under the command of Jack Sparrow. Bootstrap Bill boards the ship to tell Jack his time is up and must serve aboard The Flying Dutchman. Jack tries to capture the heart of Davy Jones, but fails. Jones then sends the Kraken after him and it sends the Pearl to the depths and eats Sparrow.