The Best Johnny Depp Movies Films

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 Curse of the Black Pearl

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana

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    Edward Scissorhands


    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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  3. 3
    + 677
    - 154
    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest


    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom

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  4. 4
    + 568
    - 128
    Sleepy Hollow


    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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  5. 5
    + 505
    - 126
    What's Eating Gilbert Grape


    Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis

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  6. 6
    + 591
    - 154
    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End


    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Keith Richards

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  7. 7
    + 417
    - 128
    Finding Neverland


    Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Dustin Hoffman

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  8. 8
    + 363
    - 132
    Donnie Brasco


    Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti

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  9. 9
    + 475
    - 145
    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street


    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

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  10. 10
    + 461
    - 135
    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides


    Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Keith Richards

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  11. 11
    + 406
    - 135
    Blow


    Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Emma Roberts

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  12. 12
    + 519
    - 168
    Alice in Wonderland


    Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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  13. 13
    + 317
    - 129
    Public Enemies


    Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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  14. 14
    + 379
    - 149
    Secret Window


    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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  15. 15
    + 344
    - 121
    Chocolat


    Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina

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  16. 16
    + 319
    - 159
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci

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  17. 17
    + 478
    - 140
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    ranked low on reranks
    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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  18. 18
    + 382
    - 93
    Benny & Joon

    ranked low on reranks
    Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy

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    + 273
    - 133
    From Hell

    often listed
    Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

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    + 289
    - 103
    Ed Wood


    Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Murray

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    + 288
    - 119
    Once Upon a Time in Mexico


    Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

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    + 333
    - 104
    Corpse Bride


    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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    + 350
    - 145
    Dark Shadows


    Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Chloë Grace Moretz

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    + 287
    - 125
    The Lone Ranger


    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Armie Hammer

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    + 247
    - 89


    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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    + 337
    - 112
    Rango


    Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina

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    + 284
    - 122
    Cry-Baby


    Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, Iggy Pop

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  28. 28
    + 262
    - 94
    A Nightmare on Elm Street


    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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    + 170
    - 102
    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell

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  30. 30
    + 211
    - 90
    Don Juan DeMarco


    Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway

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    + 253
    - 113
    The Ninth Gate


    Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

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    + 125
    - 102
    Arizona Dream

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Johnny Depp, Faye Dunaway, Jerry Lewis

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    + 147
    - 59
    The Tourist


    Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany

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    + 94
    - 91
    Before Night Falls

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Johnny Depp, Sean Penn, Javier Bardem

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    + 167
    - 91
    Dead Man

    ranked low on reranks
    Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt

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  36. 36
    + 127
    - 112
    The Libertine

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Johnny Depp, John Malkovich, Rosamund Pike

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  37. 37
    + 178
    - 108
    The Rum Diary


    Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart

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    + 146
    - 88
    Nick of Time


    Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Charles S. Dutton

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    + 128
    - 84
    The Brave


    Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Frederic Forrest

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    + 151
    - 107
    The Astronaut's Wife


    Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton

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    + 97
    - 38
    Into the Woods


    Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep

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    + 116
    - 88
    The Man Who Cried


    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Cate Blanchett

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    + 77
    - 50
    Transcendence


    Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara

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  44. 44
    + 69
    - 42
    Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare


    Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr

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    + 0
    - 1
    Black Mass

    new!
    Kevin Bacon, Joel Edgerton, Jesse Plemons

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    + 36
    - 38


    Happily Ever After Nadine Samonte, Nash Aguas, Yasmien Kurdi

  47. 47
    + 42
    - 45
    Private Resort


    Johnny Depp, Andrew Dice Clay, Héctor Elizondo

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    + 38
    - 42
    Slow Burn


    Slow Burn Johnny Depp, Beverly DAngelo, Eric Roberts

  49. 49
    + 27
    - 35
    Mortdecai


    Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Olivia Munn

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    + 16
    - 26
    Tusk


    Johnny Depp, Haley Joel Osment, Génesis Rodríguez

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