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List of the best Johnny Depp movies, ranked best to worst, with movie trailers when available. Ever since making his film debut in A Nightmare on Elm Street in 1984, Johnny Depp has entertained audiences with his creative film roles. Johnny Depp's highest grossing movies have received many accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Johnny Depp movies is decided by how many votes they receive from the public, so only the most highly rated Johnny Depp movies will be at the top of the list.

From Edward Scissorhands to Alice in Wonderland, this list covers all of the best Johnny Depp films. 

Johnny Depp has been in a lot of films, so there is often debate over what the greatest Johnny Depp movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this, then use this list of the most entertaining Johnny Depp films to end the squabble once and for all. If you think the best Johnny Depp role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Johnny Depp performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Johnny Depp movies?" and "What are the greatest Johnny Depp roles of all time?" Vote on the ones you agree with and downvote those you don't! If you are a fan of Depp's creative characters, you might also enjoy our list of best Orlando Bloom movies and best Winona Ryder movies.

Johnny Depp is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Tim Burton, Martin Scorsese and Roman Polanski. If Johnny Depp movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Matthew McConaughey and Bradley Cooper too.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana

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Edward Scissorhands Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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968 212
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom

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794 184
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Sleepy Hollow Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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707 187
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What's Eating Gilbert Grape Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis

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858 210
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Keith Richards

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529 188
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Donnie Brasco Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti

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585 187
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Finding Neverland Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Dustin Hoffman

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685 201
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

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686 196
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Keith Richards

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460 182
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Public Enemies Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Channing Tatum

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738 216
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Alice in Wonderland Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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586 186
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Blow Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Emma Roberts

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519 150
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Benny & Joon Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy

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456 212
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Johnny Depp, Cameron Diaz, Christina Ricci

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707 191
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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528 189
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Secret Window Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro

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404 149
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Ed Wood Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bill Murray

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470 164
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Chocolat Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina

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401 164
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Once Upon a Time in Mexico Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

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379 183
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From Hell Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

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479 138
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Corpse Bride Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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503 192
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Dark Shadows Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Chloë Grace Moretz

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448 176
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The Lone Ranger Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Armie Hammer

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349 125
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Platoon Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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Rango Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina

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391 124
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A Nightmare on Elm Street Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

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417 171
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Cry-Baby Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe, Iggy Pop

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363 143
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The Ninth Gate Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

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243 141
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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell

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300 125
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Don Juan DeMarco Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway

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248 91
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The Tourist Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany

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168 147
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Arizona Dream Johnny Depp, Faye Dunaway, Jerry Lewis

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232 131
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Dead Man Johnny Depp, Steve Buscemi, John Hurt

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133 129
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Before Night Falls Johnny Depp, Sean Penn, Javier Bardem

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208 126
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Nick of Time Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Charles S. Dutton

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246 149
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The Rum Diary Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart

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176 152
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The Libertine Johnny Depp, John Malkovich, Rosamund Pike

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220 137
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The Astronaut's Wife Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton

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175 115
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The Brave Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Frederic Forrest

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85 35
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Black Mass Kevin Bacon, Joel Edgerton, Jesse Plemons

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203 62
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Into the Woods Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep

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111 23
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Alice Through the Looking Glass Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen

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155 121
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The Man Who Cried Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Cate Blanchett

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143 83
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Transcendence Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara

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130 71
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Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr

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106 7
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MichaelChoi added Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush

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98 73
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Mortdecai Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Olivia Munn

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87 78
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Private Resort Johnny Depp, Andrew Dice Clay, Héctor Elizondo

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45 32
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Jack and Jill Johnny Depp, Katie Holmes, Shaquille O'Neal