Johnny Depp made his screen debut with the 1984 film A Nightmare on Elm Street. Since then, the actor has entertained fans and has become one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood.
Today, on his 57th birthday, here are five of the best Hollywood actor movies to watch online
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Disney Plus Hotstar
For many Johnny Depp fans, he will always be Jack Sparrow, a character he played in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Based on Walt Disney’s theme park of the same name, the movies saw Depp play a selfish pirate who makes many mortal and immortal enemies.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street: Amazon Prime Video
Tim Burton’s adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is both a musical and a horror drama. It tells the story of Benjamin Barker aka Sweeney Todd (Depp), an English barber who kills his customers with his razor and turns the corpses into meat pies, which he sells in a bakery. But he wasn’t always like that. It was his family’s fate that made him a serial killer. Depp won the Golden Globe Best Actor Award for his turn as Sweeney Todd.
What Does Gilbert Grape Eat: Netflix
This is one of those Johnny Depp movies where he doesn’t hide behind a drastic transformation. Here he played a humble young man who works in a grocery store and has the responsibility of taking care of his obese mother and mentally handicapped younger brother (Leonardo Di Caprio) after his father abandons the family.
Donnie Brasco: YouTube
Hosted by Mike Newell, the 1997 film Donnie Brasco is the true story of an undercover Mafia FBI agent who befriends a gangster. Depp played the role of the undercover cop and Al Pacino was gangster Lefty. Depp has been praised for his performance as Donnie Brasco.
Edward Scissorhands: YouTube
Edward Scissorhands marked the first collaboration between Johnny Depp and Tim Burton. The film was about Edward, a man made in a lab with scissors blades for hands. He falls in love with the girl next door Kim Boggs (Winona Ryder), but people consider him a monster and it becomes difficult for him to deal with their prejudices.