Top Ten Johnny Depp Characters

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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?

The Top Ten

1 Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean

Awesome character! I saw Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl yesterday and I loved the movie! And CAPTAIN Jack Sparrow is one of the best movie characters ever. - PeeledBanana

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

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

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2 Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands Edward Scissorhands in Edward Scissorhands

He was so cute

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.

Mad hatter better then edwad? No way
Its either edward or gilbert grape...
Willy wonka is nice either but everyone is better then mad hatter
Loved rango to!

3 Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Really, for me it's a tie between the Mad Hatter and Willy Wonka. He plays them so well, and I love those more...pleasantly eccentric...characters.

He Did Pretty Damn Good As Willy Wonka - JPK

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 MAKES ME WONDER every time AND AGAIN AND AGAIN WHEN I WATCH THE MOVIE!
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!

4 Mad 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!

Nicely Done Depp! - JPK

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.

5 Sweeny 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

Is the greatest performance of ever

It's spelled Sweeney Todd.

I think Sweeny Todd is my favourite character,even better than captain Jack Sparrow. In some way, the succession of the pirate of caribbean have go to the end,I am so
sad.But my first love is Todd. I was deeply attracted by Depp's charming voice and performance.
I don't know Johnny depp has how many fans in America. But l know in china.there also have many fans.if you want to know something about that, welcome to Baidu bars to get some information.

6 Ichabod Crane in Sleepy Hollow

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

7 Ed Wood in Ed Wood

Best

How was this not included on the list? Easily one of Depp's most stand out performances in one of his best films. - Darth-Snorpy

8 Rango in Rango
9 Gilbert Grape in What's Eating Gilbert Grape

The Best
I wonder why this movie is underrated :/

10 J. M. Barrie in Finding Neverland

The Contenders

11 Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker in Cry Baby
12 Charlie Mortdecai In Mortdecai

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

13 Guy Lapointe in Tusk
14 Raoul Duke in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Johnny Depp is outstanding in this film. Hilarious as well

One of his best movies

15 James "Whitey" Bulger in Black Mass
16 Johnny Depp in Jack and Jill

A pretty easy role to play, but still awesome!

17 Sam in Benny and Joon

Yes. Yes. YES.

18 Tom Hanson in 21 Jump Street
19 Victor Van Dort in Corpse Bride
20 George Jung in Blow
21 Donnie 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.

22 Mort Rainey in Secret Window
23 Glen Lantz in Nightmare On Elm Street

His first movie! Come on people. Amazing job for a first time, there, Johnny

24 Don Juan Demarco

No action, no suspense, just a fine movie that's pure romance, with some delightful, subtle comedy thrown in. And what makes Don Juan Demarco so good is Johnny Depp's sensitive portrayal of a deluded (? ) young man -- or is he? His co-stars are two of the great Hollywood names -- Marlon Brando and Faye Dunaway -- but Depp outshines them both. Yes, it's a chick flick, but it's by far one of the best!

25 Wolf in Into the Woods
26 Sherlock in Sherlock Gnomes
27 Grindelwald in The Crimes of Grindelwald
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Top Remixes (9)

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
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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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1. Tom Hanson in 21 Jump Street
2. Victor Van Dort in Corpse Bride
3. J. M. Barrie in Finding Neverland
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