10 Times JOHNNY DEPP stole our Hearts with his Acting

“I think the thing to do is enjoy the ride  while you are on it”

– Johnny Depp



Johnny Depp has been everyone’s favorite ever since he played the role of Captain Jack Sparrow.He has proved that he would do anything to make his fans happy.

Here are 10 of Johnny Depp’s memorable roles which are our all-time favorites –

1. Edward Scissorhands as Edward Scisssorhands (1990)

Johnny Depp has surely worked very hard for this role. The surprising fact is that he had a very minimal script. But, his expressions and actions, just stole the show.

2. Cry-baby as Wade Walker (1990)

One of the love stories finely depicted by Johnny Depp, that made us believe in love. The way he expresses his love and proves it through a tattoo steals the moment.

3. What’s eating Gilbert Grape as Gilbert Grape (1993)

While watching such characters, when you actually feel, “this is so me”, that’s when you know the Director has made the right choice, Gilbert Grape was one of such characters. When the movie is identifiable to us in the simplest of scenes, we actually love watching it, a lot of times.

4. Dead Man as William Blake (1995)

Love, friendships, betrayal, melodrama, adventure, and JOHNNY DEPP. You don’t need anything else to make life better.120 minutes of full adventure, and Director’s promise to make it worth the audiences’ expectations.

5. Pirates of Caribbean as Captain Jack Sparrow (2003) 

The wit that the character had, in the series, totally suits JOHNNY Depp.  The quirk and the daring that Captain Jack Sparrow had couldn’t have better played by ANYONE ELSE.

6. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as Willy Wonka (2005) 

Willy Wonka’s picks and choice for chocolates has made every child to have a dream at least once about visiting the Chocolate factory.  His roll of carefree nature and confidence in himself has made him everyone’s favorite.

7. Alice in Wonderlands as The Mad Hatter (2010) 

Supposedly, one of the craziest characters Johnny Depp has ever played. Johnny Depp’s love for crazy characters is notable. Seeing him as the Mad Hatter was probably the best thing for his fans.

8. Dark Shadows as  Barnabas Collins (2012) 

In the list of one of the “Most talked about” movies of 2012, this movie embarks a really good place in the world of thrill and drama. Playing a vampire, a scary role, Johnny has proved once again, every genre is suitable for the kind of actor he is.

9. The Lone Ranger as Warrior Tonto (2013) 

This character is very close to Johnny Depp’s heart. He revealed in an interview that he wanted to play Tonto as a warrior and not a sidekick. He says he has tried to do the rights to the wrongs as a Native American.

10. Transcendence as Will Caster (2014) 

In this movie, Depp’s character is very intellectual. He is an ambitious scientist and due to certain miscalculations, he ruins his inventions. He dies but his brain doesn’t, and that’s where all the fun begins.

“If you catch me saying ‘I am a serious actor‘, I beg you to slap me”

 Johnny Depp


Writer: Isha Paras Dosi