Top 10 Best Johnny Depp Movies
Johnny Depp is one of those Hollywood superstars who started off quite slowly but now have become so influential and popular that the release of their movies has become a major event! Johnny Depp movies are mostly out standing and Johnny Depp has played every role under the sun and has no doubt excelled at each and every one of his role! The acting skills as well as endless supply of charisma has made Johnny Depp what he is today. Known to his close friends as the colonel, Johnny Depp has appeared on more than a hundred magazine covers around the world! He is almost notorious for quickly accepting roles which involve a lot of white face powder! Have a look at the Top 10 Best Johnny Depp movies list and let us know if you think otherwise. Although every one of Johnny Depp’s performances is special, we believe these are the best Johnny Depp movies!
10. The Secret Window
Jumping straight out of horror phenomena Steven King and into Johnny Depp movies, The Secret Window enlightens us in the mysterious ways a mind may work under certain circumstances. Johnny Depp plays a writer who is being stalked by a mysterious person who claims to be the true owner of Depp’s written material. Thus starts a cat and mouse game in which Depp tries to catch the culprit and find out the truth. Johnny Depp movies have always been the center of attention and The Secret Window was nominated for 3 awards the year it was released!
9. The Ninth Gate
Character build up has been done so beautifully in The Ninth Gate that it has become one of its strongest points. The Ninth Gate may not be the winner of CGI scenes but it still packs quite a punch. Johnny Depp stars as an agent who secures old and rare books for others. A special book, however, takes him into a journey well beyond the dark side! The Ninth Gate plays with its audience and reveals bit by bit quite teasingly.
8. Sleepy Hollow
A relatively lesser know horror movie than other Johnny Depp movies, Sleepy Hollow is based on the legend of the headless horseman. Tim Burton-Johnny Depp movies are always a treat to watch and Sleepy Hollow is no exception. Terror mounts as headless people are found in the forest and the legend of Sleepy Hollow starts making rounds. Depp plays a city policeman who does not believe in the legend and is out to catch the killer. The background score is really eerie and set just the right ambience and tone.
7. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
You should be prepared for anything which may come your way when going to watch Johnny Depp movies. Based on a story claimed to be true, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street shows Johnny as an eccentric yet cunning barber who has come back with a purpose. Johnny Depp movies do tend to make you wonder who this guy really is but Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will make you want to never find out!
6. Finding Neverland
Finding Neverland will stir and move you so deeply that you’ll be surprised to find out that it is a biography! Finding Neverland tells the tale of how J. M. Barrie came up with the timeless Peter Pan and where his inspiration came from. The protagonist comes across some Jonny Depp and Kate Winslet are possibly the best actors in t Finding Neverland. Critics claim that if the lead role would have gone to anyone other than Johnny Depp, Finding Neverland would have been a complete failure!
5. Alice in Wonderland
Though Johnny Depp was not the main character in Alice in Wonderland, he did have a substantial role and his weird character influenced the movie outcome greatly. Alice in Wonderland is a sort of sequel to the popular story and picks up later when little Alice has grown up to be a fine young woman. Johnny Depp plays the mad hatter who was once very close to the now overthrown queen and has gone half mad in anger and grief. Johnny Depp shows passion and intensity when playing the mad hatter as only he can.
4. Edward Scissorhands
Another of the famous Tim Burton-Johnny Depp movies, Edward Scissorhands is an emotional movie and can easily move anyone to tears. Johnny Depp plays an “artificial” human who was left unfinished due to the death of his creator. Now, he has sharp blades for hands which make him useful for many tasks but deadly for some. Edward Scissorhands shows us how innocent and pure a man can be before being corrupted by society but can be rescued by love and affection.
3. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape is a drama which is so complicated on many different levels that the audience themselves start to feel what the hero is experiencing. Johnny Depp movies have a way of getting into your heart and this one is no different. Johnny Depp stars in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape as a young responsible guy who is trying to make ends meet while caring for his mentally ill brother and shy mother. All is put in jeopardy when he falls in love.
2. Public Enemies
A stark contrast to what was usually played in Johnny Depp movies; Public Enemies shows us a different aspect of Depp’s acting diversity. He is now a charming but infamous bank robber who loves the thrill of robbing a bank more than the money he gets from it. Johnny Depp is surprisingly believable as gun totting thug that he played in Public Enemies. As with all characters of Johnny Depp movies, he thoroughly researched the man he was playing as to make his performance convincing.
1. Pirates of the Caribbean
The Pirates of the Caribbean is no doubt one of the most profitable franchises for Disney in a very long time and no one dispute the fact that all the credit goes to Johnny Depp who plays the main character known as Captain Jack Sparrow. As in all Johnny Depp movies, we see him portraying such unusual character flawlessly as the almost crazy captain of a sunken pirate ship. Such are the antics of this sea farer that mass were drawn to the cinemas just because of him! Pirates of the Caribbean 5 and 6 will be released in the next two years.