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