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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    most listed
    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Anthony Michael Hall

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    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom

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    Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis

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    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Keith Richards

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    Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Dustin Hoffman

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    Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti

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    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

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    Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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    Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard

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    Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Emma Roberts

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    Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

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    Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Keith Richards

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    Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm

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    Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Murray

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    Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green

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    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger

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    Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Bill Nighy

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    Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, Jude Law

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    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Armie Hammer

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    Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

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    Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway

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    Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Lin Shaye

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    Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, Iggy Pop

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    Johnny Depp, Faye Dunaway, Paulina Porizkova

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    Johnny Depp, Sean Penn, Javier Bardem

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    Johnny Depp, John Malkovich, Rosamund Pike

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    Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, Iggy Pop

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    Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Charles S. Dutton

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    Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart

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    Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Marshall Bell

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    Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton

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    Johnny Depp, Cate Blanchett, Christina Ricci

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    Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr

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    Johnny Depp, Andrew Dice Clay, Rob Morrow

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    Happily Ever After Nadine Samonte, Yasmien Kurdi, John Prats

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    Slow Burn Johnny Depp, Beverly D'Angelo, Eric Roberts

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