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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
Hector Barbossa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Geoffrey Rush
3
Joshamee Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Kevin McNally
4
Davy Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Bill Nighy
5
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
Will Turner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Orlando Bloom, Dylan Smith
7
Ragetti is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Ragetti Mackenzie Crook
8
jack the monkey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
deanna.doyle added jack the monkey
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James Norrington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Jack Davenport
10
Pintel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Lee Arenberg
11
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
Tia Dalma is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Naomie Harris
13
Marty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Martin Klebba
14
"Bootstrap Bill&quo... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Bootstrap Bill Stellan Skarsgård
15
Mullroy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Angus Barnett
16
Cotton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
David Bailie
17
Murtogg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Giles New
18
Blackbeard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Ian McShane
19
Cutler Beckett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Tom Hollander
20
"Uncle" Jack T... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
"Uncle" Jack Teague Paul McCartney
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Captain Armando Salazar ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Captain Armando Salazar Javier Bardem
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Henry Turner is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Carina Barbossa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Carina Barbossa Kaya Scodelario
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Weatherby Swann is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Jonathan Pryce
25
Angelica Teach is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Penélope Cruz