From Jack Sparrow to Edward Scissorhands, Johnny Depp has given us some of cinema’s most iconic characters. Check out our edit of his top movies, from family pleasers to hard hitting gangster dramas…
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In which he captured the hearts of teenage girls the world over whilst in full make-up with scissors for hands.
What’s eating Gilbert Grape?
In which he (yet again) pulled on heartstrings as the rock single handedly holding the Grape family together through it’s many tribulations.
In which Depp stepped up as the cross dressing filmmaker with a heart of gold. The entire movie may be shot in black and white but don’t be fooled- it’s a colourful tale.
In which he stars alongside ultimate movie icon Al Pacino as an FBI agent under cover amongst the New York mafia. An enduring tale of friendship in the heart of corruption.
Fear and loathing in Las Vegas
In which Depp goes on what can only be described as the ultimate bender. In Vegas. Dreamt up by Terry Gilliam…
In which Depp charts the epic rise and spectacular fall of George Jung, the high school football star who became one of the world’s biggest cocaine importers.
Pirates of the Caribbean
In which Jack Sparrow was introduced, and the world was changed forever.
Once upon a time in Mexico
In which the guitar slinging hero El Mariachi returns, enlisted by Depp. Gun fights, senoritas and showdowns all by the light of a Mexican sunset.
In which things get pretty creepy, pretty quickly. Not to be watched alone…
In which his killer razor blade is no match for his strapping singing voice, and he proves yet again that he can more than carry off a face full of make-up.
The rum diary
In which he breaks hearts the world over by meeting, and subsequently marrying, Amber Heard.