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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    Pirates of the Caribbean: The ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies

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    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana

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    Edward Scissorhands is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom

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    Sleepy Hollow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    What's Eating Gilbert Grape is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis

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    Pirates of the Caribbean: At W... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Keith Richards

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    Donnie Brasco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti

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    Finding Neverland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Dustin Hoffman

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    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

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    Pirates of the Caribbean: On S... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Keith Richards

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    Public Enemies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies

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    Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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    Blow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Emma Roberts

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    Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Benny & Joon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy

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    Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci

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    Secret Window is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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    Ed Wood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Murray

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    Chocolat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina

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    Once Upon a Time in Mexico is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

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    From Hell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

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    Corpse Bride is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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    Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Chloë Grace Moretz

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    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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    The Lone Ranger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Armie Hammer

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    Rango is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina

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    A Nightmare on Elm Street is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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    Cry-Baby is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, Iggy Pop

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    The Ninth Gate is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

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    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parn... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell

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    Don Juan DeMarco is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway

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    The Tourist is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany

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    Arizona Dream is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies

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    Johnny Depp, Faye Dunaway, Jerry Lewis

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    Dead Man is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt

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    Before Night Falls is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies

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    Johnny Depp, Sean Penn, Javier Bardem

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    Nick of Time is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies

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    Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Charles S. Dutton

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    The Libertine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies

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    Johnny Depp, John Malkovich, Rosamund Pike

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    The Rum Diary is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart

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    The Astronaut's Wife is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton

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    The Brave is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Frederic Forrest

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    Into the Woods is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies

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    Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep

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    The Man Who Cried is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Cate Blanchett

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    Black Mass is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Kevin Bacon, Joel Edgerton, Jesse Plemons

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    Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr

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    Transcendence is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara

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    Private Resort is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Andrew Dice Clay, Héctor Elizondo

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    Mortdecai is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Olivia Munn

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    Slow Burn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Slow Burn Johnny Depp, Beverly DAngelo, Eric Roberts

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    Tusk is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Movies


    Johnny Depp, Haley Joel Osment, Génesis Rodríguez

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    Johnny Depp, Haley Joel Osment, Lily-Rose Melody Depp

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