Disney The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies  

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List Rules Vote up the greatest, most memorable character in all the Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

Ahoy, matey! We're ranking the greatest characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. From The Curse of the Black Pearl to Dead Men Tell No Tales, the best Pirates of the Caribbean series characters are also known to be some of the best movie characters of all time. Who is the best Pirates of the Caribbean character?

Featuring Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley), Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), Will Turner (Orlando Bloom), and of course, Captain Jack Sparrow himself (Johnny Depp), this list of Pirates of the Caribbean movie characters includes memorable villains, funny sidekicks, and famous cameos.

Vote up the best characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. Feel free to add any popular Pirates of the Caribbean characters missing from the list.

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Captain Jack Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Johnny Depp

2
264 58
Hector Barbossa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Geoffrey Rush

3
175 64
Joshamee Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Kevin McNally

4
177 69
Will Turner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Orlando Bloom, Dylan Smith

5
172 70
Davy Jones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Bill Nighy

6
182 77
Elizabeth Swann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Keira Knightley, Lucinda Dryzek

7
123 64
Ragetti is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Mackenzie Crook

8
115 60
James Norrington is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Jack Davenport

9
114 66
Tia Dalma is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Naomie Harris

10
103 66
Pintel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Lee Arenberg

11
104 69
Captain Teague is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Keith Richards, Alexander Scheer

12
78 49
Marty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Martin Klebba

13
87 57
Stellan Skarsgård

14
69 47
Blackbeard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Ian McShane

15
84 65
Carina Barbossa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Carina Barbossa Kaya Scodelario

16
84 67
Captain Armando Salazar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Captain Armando Salazar Javier Bardem

17
71 56
Cutler Beckett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Tom Hollander

18
16 3
jack the monkey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
deanna.doyle added jack the monkey

19
65 51
Cotton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
David Bailie

20
70 56
Angelica Teach is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Penélope Cruz

21
65 55
Mullroy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Angus Barnett

22
62 52
Murtogg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Giles New

23
62 55
Henry Turner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Henry Turner Dominic Scott Kay, Brenton Thwaites, Lewis McGowan

24
57 51
Sao Feng is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Chow Yun-Fat

25
54 51
Anamaria is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Zoe Saldana

26
57 56
"Uncle" Jack Teague Paul McCartney

27
51 51
Weatherby Swann is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Jonathan Pryce

28
55 57
Syrena is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Astrid Bergès-Frisbey

29
43 47
Scrum is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Scrum Stephen Graham

30
45 50
Philip Swift is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Philip Swift Sam Claflin

31
28 58
Lt. Gillette is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Gillette Damian O'Hare

32
26 58
Lieutenant Theodore Groves is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Greg Ellis