Bruckheimer's "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" was one of the highest-grossing films of 2011, bringing in $1 billion at the global box office. That was a nice change from 2010 for Bruckheimer, when his two big films, "Prince of Persia" and "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" stumbled at the box office. In the new Hollywood, though, even Bruckheimer can't get away with an out-of-control budget. Disney made everyone take big cuts for "The Lone Ranger."
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