7 Greatest Hollywood Films of Johnny Depp

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Pirates of the Caribbean (2003)

Depp's portrayal of Captain Jack Sparrow in this swashbuckling adventure film "Pirates of the Caribbean the curse of the Black Pearl" earned him widespread acclaim and garnered him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Directed by Tim Burton, this fantasy-drama showcases Depp's versatility as an actor, portraying a gentle and misunderstood artificial man with scissor blades for hands.

Finding Neverland (2004)

Depp portrays author J.M. Barrie in this biographical drama about the creation of "Peter Pan." His portrayal of the imaginative writer earned him critical acclaim and another Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.

What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

This drama film directed by Lasse Hallström follows Gilbert Grape, played by Johnny Depp, as he navigates life in a small town while caring for his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie, played by Leonardo DiCaprio.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Directed by Tim Burton, this fantasy film is based on the beloved children's book by Roald Dahl. Johnny Depp portrays Willy Wonka, the eccentric and enigmatic owner of a magical chocolate factory.

The Tourist (2010)

This romantic thriller directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck stars Johnny Depp as an American tourist named Frank, who becomes entangled in a web of intrigue and danger while visiting Venice, Italy with a mysterious woman, played by Angelina Jolie.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

Directed by Tim Burton, this musical horror film features Depp in the titular role of Sweeney Todd, a vengeful barber seeking retribution. His performance earned him critical praise and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy.

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