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List Rules Vote for your favorite Johnny Depp character or performance, which doesn't have to be their best movie.

Johnny Depp characters list, ranked from best to worst with clips from the movie when available. Fans will also enjoy the weirdest Johnny Depp hairstyles and unbelievable true stories involving Johnny Depp. These roles are ordered by the number of votes they receive, so only the greatest characters played by Johnny Depp are at the top of the list. List ranges from Jack Sparrow to Tonto and more. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Johnny Depp character?" or "What are the top Johnny Depp roles of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Johnny Depp performances list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.

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Captain Jack Sparrow Pirates of the Caribbean

2
1,585 243
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Edward Scissorhands Edward Scissorhands

3
1,279 230
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The Hatter Alice in Wonderland

4
1,054 229
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Sweeney Todd Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

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1,138 196
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Ichabod Crane Sleepy Hollow, Sleepy Hollow

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1,135 203
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Gilbert Grape What's Eating Gilbert Grape

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1,058 274
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Willy Wonka Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

8
862 178
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Sam Benny & Joon

9
747 156
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Tom Hanson 21 Jump Street

10
741 186
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Barnabas Collins Dark Shadows, Dark Shadows

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840 250
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Tonto The Lone Ranger

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645 160
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J.M. Barrie Finding Neverland, The Young Visiters

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734 149
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Victor Van Dort Corpse Bride

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759 175
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Rango Rango

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694 165
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Wade Walker Cry-Baby

16
600 138
Inspector Frederick Abberline is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Characters of All Time

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609 153
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Mort Rainey Secret Window

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641 166
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585 160
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Roux Chocolat

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708 188
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John Dillinger Public Enemies

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517 133
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Don Juan Don Giovanni, Juan, I^! Don Giovanni

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510 142
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Ed Wood Ed Wood

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510 147
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Raoul Duke Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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489 124
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Joseph D. Pistone Donnie Brasco

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453 133
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Dean Corso The Ninth Gate

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270 32
Jack Skellington is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Characters of All Time
Jonathan Harriman Lhota added Jack Skellington The Nightmare Before Christmas

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517 132
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Glen Lantz A Nightmare on Elm Street

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514 158
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Sheldon Sands Once Upon a Time in Mexico

The Best Johnny Depp Movies

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404 123
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Gator Lerner Platoon

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444 147
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Frank Tupelo The Tourist

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364 139
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Paul Kemp The Rum Diary

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371 183
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Commander Spencer Armacost The Astronaut's Wife

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378 161
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Tony The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, Benny Bliss and the Disciples of Greatness

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365 192
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Dr. Will Caster Transcendence

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329 177
Jack is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Characters of All Time
Jack Private Resort

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288 166
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Raphael The Brave

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307 180
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William Blake Dead Man

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269 175
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Axel Blackmar Arizona Dream

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274 186
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Bon Bon Before Night Falls

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268 177
Donnie Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Johnny Depp Characters of All Time
Donnie Fleischer Slow Burn

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82 42
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