Top 10 Johnny Depp Movies of All Time

We all watch movies, and which is the “best” is a matter of opinion really. Here are the top 10 Johnny Depp movies of all time. Don’t forget to check out other lists throughout Thought for Your Penny.

10. Private Resort (1985) 17% at Rotten Tomatoes

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A pair of teens are hoping to get laid while visiting a luxury Miami resort. Unfortunately they get on the wrong side of The Maestro, a jewel thief attempting to steal a valuable diamond necklace from a woman they’re fawning over.

Rating: R
Director: George Bowers
Starring: Johnny Depp, Rob Morrow, Emily Longstreth

9. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) 68% at Rotten Tomatoes

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El Mariachi is recruited by corrupt CIA agent Sheldon Sands to assassinate a corrupt Mexican Army General hired by a drug lord to assassinate the President of Mexico.

Rating: R
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Starring: Johnny Depp, Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek

8. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) 86% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Benjamin Barker had the most beautiful wife and child until corrupt Judge Turpin framed him and forced him into exile so he could steal them. Now he’s Sweeney Todd, a killer exacting revenge on all those who ruined his perfect life.

Rating: R
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman

7. Dark Shadows (2012) 37% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Wealthy playboy Barnabas breaks the heart of a witch who turns him into a vampire and buries him alive for over 200 years. When he’s finally freed, he attempts to rebuild his estate, which has since fallen into ruin.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green

6. Edward Scissorhands (1990) 89% at Rotten Tomatoes

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An inventor creates a human being with scissors for hands, who inadvertently kills him before he can give him real hand. A saleswoman discovers Edward and brings him into the community, where he’s temporarily welcomed before becoming demonized for being different.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest

5. Rango (2011) 87% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Rango is a chameleon who pretends to be involved in a lot of adventures, but one day he finds himself lost in the desert and gets involved in a real one.

Rating: PG
Director: Gore Verbinski
Starring: Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Timothy Olyphant

4. Public Enemies (2009) 68% at Rotten Tomatoes

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John Dillinger is being hotly pursued by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover and his agents, who are putting a stop to the crime waves of America’s most notorious gangsters, including Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd.

Rating: R
Director: Michael Mann
Starring: Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Christian Stolte

3. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) 79% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Blacksmith Will Turner’s love interest Elizabeth Swann has been kidnapped by Captain Barbosa and his band of cursed pirates. Now he must team up with Captain Jack Sparrow to save her while also fighting off Lt. Gillette and his royal navy.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Gore Verbinski
Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom

2. Blow (2001) 55% at Rotten Tomatoes

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George Jung grew up struggling, so he falls into the drug trade, initially dealing marijuana and eventually introducing cocaine to the U.S. market with Pablo Escobar.

Rating: R
Director: Ted Demme
Starring: Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Franka Potente

1. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) 49% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Drugged-out journalist Hunter S. Thompson and his lawyer embark on a road trip across the Western United States in search of the American dream. He’s to cover several assignments, but is more interested in taking psychoactive drugs and writing tales of that trip instead.

Rating: R
Director: Terry Gilliam
Starring: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire

 

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Dr. Brian Penny is a former Business Analyst and Operations Manager at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer. You can find his work in Cracked, High Times, HuffPost, Lifewire, Forbes, Fast Company, and dozens of other places, although much of it is no longer under his name. Dr. Penny loves annoying fake media.

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