Film Characters 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
Captain Jack Sparrow Johnny Depp

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

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

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Davy Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Davy Jones Bill Nighy

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

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Will Turner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Will Turner Orlando Bloom, Dylan Smith

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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

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101 53
James Norrington is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
James Norrington Jack Davenport

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

10
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Captain Teague is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Captain Edward Teague Keith Richards, Alexander Scheer

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Pintel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Pintel Lee Arenberg

12
79 49
Bootstrap Bill Stellan Skarsgård

13
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Blackbeard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Blackbeard Ian McShane

14
78 54
Captain Armando Salazar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Captain Armando Salazar Javier Bardem

15
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Marty is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Marty Martin Klebba

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

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65 49
Cutler Beckett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Cutler Beckett Tom Hollander

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58 47
Cotton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Cotton David Bailie

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60 49
Angelica Teach is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Angelica Teach Penélope Cruz

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54 48
Murtogg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Murtogg Giles New

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

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Sao Feng is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Sao Feng Chow Yun-Fat

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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 Dominic Scott Kay, Brenton Thwaites, Lewis McGowan

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"Uncle" Jack Teague Paul McCartney

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

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Weatherby Swann is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Weatherby Swann Jonathan Pryce

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jack the monkey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
deanna.doyle added jack the monkey

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

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

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

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25 53
Lt. Gillette is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Gillette Damian O'Hare

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