The Best Johnny Depp Movies Films
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The Best Johnny Depp Movies

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List of the best Johnny Depp movies, ranked best to worst, with movie trailers when available. Ever since making his film debut in A Nightmare on Elm Street in 1984, Johnny Depp has entertained audiences with his creative film roles. Johnny Depp's highest grossing movies have received many accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Johnny Depp movies is decided by how many votes they receive from the public, so only the most highly rated Johnny Depp movies will be at the top of the list.

From Edward Scissorhands to Alice in Wonderland, this list covers all of the best Johnny Depp films. 

Johnny Depp has been in a lot of films, so there is often debate over what the greatest Johnny Depp movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this, then use this list of the most entertaining Johnny Depp films to end the squabble once and for all. If you think the best Johnny Depp role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Johnny Depp performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Johnny Depp movies?" and "What are the greatest Johnny Depp roles of all time?" Vote on the ones you agree with and downvote those you don't! If you are a fan of Depp's creative characters, you might also enjoy our list of best Orlando Bloom movies and best Winona Ryder movies.


Johnny Depp is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Tim Burton, Martin Scorsese and Roman Polanski. If Johnny Depp movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Matthew McConaughey and Bradley Cooper too.


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    Jack Davenport, Stellan Skarsgård, Orlando Bloom

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    Michael Gambon, Christopher Walken, Christina Ricci

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    Carrie-Anne Moss, Alfred Molina, Leslie Caron

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    Ian McShane, Roger Allam, Penélope Cruz

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    Julianne Moore, Oliver Platt, Johnny Depp

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    Vincent D'Onofrio, Martin Landau, Patricia Arquette

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    Richard E. Grant, Michael Gough, Emily Watson

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    Tom Berenger, Forest Whitaker, Keith David

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    Alfred Molina, Ray Winstone, Isla Fisher

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    James Badge Dale, James Frain, Joaquín Cosío

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    James Russo, Frank Langella, Willy Holt

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    Selena, Bob Dishy, Géraldine Pailhas

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    Jack Shea, Lin Shaye, Johnny Depp

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    Traci Lords, Iggy Pop, Joe Dallesandro

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    Emir Kusturica, Faye Dunaway, Johnny Depp

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    Javier Bardem, John Ortiz, Diego Luna

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    John Hurt, Billy Bob Thornton, Steve Buscemi

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    Christopher Walken, Peter Strauss, Gloria Reuben

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    Amber Heard, Giovanni Ribisi, Aaron Eckhart

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    Frederic Forrest, Johnny Depp, Elpidia Carrillo

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    Samantha Eggar, Charlize Theron, Clea DuVall

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    Christina Ricci, John Turturro, Johnny Depp

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    Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Lisa Zane

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    Slow Burn Eric Roberts, Johnny Depp, Raymond J. Barry

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