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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383 69
Captain Jack Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Johnny Depp

2
299 63
Hector Barbossa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Geoffrey Rush

3
200 76
Joshamee Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Kevin McNally

4
208 82
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
214 87
Elizabeth Swann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Keira Knightley, Lucinda Dryzek

6
197 79
Davy Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Bill Nighy

7
146 74
Ragetti is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Mackenzie Crook

8
136 74
James Norrington is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Jack Davenport

9
132 80
Tia Dalma is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Naomie Harris

10
120 75
Pintel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Lee Arenberg

11
95 57
Marty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Martin Klebba

12
119 83
Captain Teague is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Keith Richards, Alexander Scheer

13
103 69
Stellan Skarsgård

14
36 11
jack the monkey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
deanna.doyle added jack the monkey

15
82 59
Blackbeard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Ian McShane

16
98 78
Carina Barbossa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Carina Barbossa Kaya Scodelario

17
77 59
Cotton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
David Bailie

18
95 80
Captain Armando Salazar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Captain Armando Salazar Javier Bardem

19
74 64
Mullroy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Angus Barnett

20
72 62
Murtogg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Giles New

21
79 70
Angelica Teach is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Penélope Cruz

22
71 62
"Uncle" Jack Teague Paul McCartney

23
75 67
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
79 72
Cutler Beckett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Tom Hollander

25
62 59
Weatherby Swann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Jonathan Pryce

26
67 65
Syrena is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Astrid Bergès-Frisbey

27
64 62
Sao Feng is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Chow Yun-Fat

28
62 64
Anamaria is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Zoe Saldana

29
55 58
Philip Swift is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Philip Swift Sam Claflin

30
48 56
Scrum is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Scrum Stephen Graham

31
30 67
Lieutenant Theodore Groves is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Greg Ellis

32
29 69
Lt. Gillette is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Gillette Damian O'Hare