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The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies 

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Updated September 13, 2018 10.7k votes 1.3k voters 16.4k views 32 items

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 in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
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Hector Barbossa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Geoffrey Rush in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
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Davy Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Bill Nighy in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
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Will Turner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Orlando Bloom in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
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Joshamee Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Kevin McNally in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
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Elizabeth Swann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
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Ragetti is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Ragetti Mackenzie Crook in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
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James Norrington is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Jack Davenport in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
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Pintel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Lee Arenberg in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
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Tia Dalma is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Naomie Harris in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
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Captain Teague is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Keith Richards in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
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jack the monkey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
deanna.doyle added jack the monkey
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"Bootstrap Bill&quo... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Bootstrap Bill Stellan Skarsgård in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
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Marty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Martin Klebba in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
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Blackbeard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
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Cotton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
David Bailie in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
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Angelica Teach is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Penélope Cruz in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
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Cutler Beckett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Tom Hollander in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
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Captain Armando Salazar ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Captain Armando Salazar
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Mullroy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Angus Barnett in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
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Carina Barbossa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Carina Barbossa
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Murtogg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Giles New in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
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Henry Turner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Henry Turner
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"Uncle" Jack T... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
"Uncle" Jack Teague
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Weatherby Swann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Jonathan Pryce in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl