Top Ten Johnny Depp Characters

Sure, he has had quite a lot of success and has been lucky to have starred in some very good movies but which role has he played the best? What character of his has made the most impact in his career?

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1Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean

I loved the movies. My favorite Depp movie was Donnie Brasco. He did great in both movies. I think he's awesome.

Have you noticed that certain way he has of walking while in this character? Definition of AWESOME

Great movie series, it wouldn't be complete without Jack. He's hilarious, I love him - dragonfly99

Thought the percentage would be higher.

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2Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands

Such a beautiful character. So innocent like a puppy with his big brown eyes. So naive like a little child. To just wanna hug him

Come on his innocense and beauty in this movie more than make this his best character!
But I guess if a character had to beat this is should be Jack Sparrow.

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3Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Literally probably the wackiest nutball and I LOVE IT! Wonka is such a unique and interesting character to portray especially side he is such a little cinnamon roll with a faboo haircut. Honestly, you can't anymore inventive and fun and just overall great from a Johnny Depp character.

He really really seems like MICHAEL JACKSON in this movie and I'm a big fan of mj too...
JOHNNY makes magic and wonder in the movie he jumps here and there and is so crazy!

4Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland

He should've been the main character in the movie! He was almost never on screen but the time he was, it was great!

He was so brilliant as the mad hatter; he honestly took the movie to another levelin my opinon, even though he wasn't the main character.

5Sweeny Todd in Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd is by far one of the greatest movies ever made the fact that Johnny Depp is in it is a massive bonus as he is an immense actor and plays ever role fantastically I definitely think that Sweeney Todd is the best role he has played but an exception is made for Pirates Of The Caribbean as that was an amazing movie and he did fantastically in that also those are his top two in my opinion

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6Ichabod Crane in Sleepy Hollow

I love sleepy hollow it is brilliant movie ichabod is cute best movie ever

7Tom Hanson in 21 Jump Street
8Victor Van Dort in Corpse Bride
9J. M. Barrie in Finding Neverland
10Gilbert Grape in What's Eating Gilbert GrapeV1 Comment

The Contenders

11Rango in Rango
12Charlie Mortdecai In Mortdecai

Hillarious knows how to pull it off every time should be second behind jack

13Raoul Duke in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

One of his best movies

14Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker in Cry Baby
15Guy Lapointe in Tusk
16Johnny Depp in Jack and Jill

A pretty easy role to play, but still awesome!

17James "Whitey" Bulger in Black Mass
18Sam in Benny and Joon
19George Jung in Blow
20Donnie Brasco / Joe Pistone in Donnie Brasco

Simply one of my favorite movies. Great. I memorize a lot of the lines. Fuhggettaboutit. Awesome. Such a great movie. Based on a true story, in case you didn't know that.

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Top Remixes (6)

1. Tom Hanson in 21 Jump Street
2. Victor Van Dort in Corpse Bride
3. J. M. Barrie in Finding Neverland
1. Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands
2. Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean
3. Sweeny Todd in Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
1. Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands
2. Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker in Cry Baby
3. Raoul Duke in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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