A complete list of Johnny's filmography, including main roles and supporting roles. 

Included are the supporting cast, the director, the year, and the premiere date. 

Many people like to suggest that he plays the same character, or that all he has ever been in is Pirates...this list is here to clearly disprove that. 

Take a look at how impressive and diverse his work has been. 

"With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying."

PotC: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon while being pursued by an undead sea captain and his crew.

 Character: Captain Jack Sparrow

 Co-Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem

 Director: Joachim Ronning, Espen Sandberg

Murder on the Orient Express 

When a murder occurs on the train on which he's travelling, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.

 Co-Stars: Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe

 Director: Kenneth Branagh

Sherlock Gnomes

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

 Co-Stars: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt

The Professor

City of Lies

Waiting for the Barbarians


Fortunately, The Milk

Affected Principal's Companion



Desperate Hours

Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

Happy Days


In the Hand of Dante

Mortimer Wintergreen

Rex Mundi

The Ginger Man

The Night Stalker

The Secret World

The Thin Man

The Vault

Tom's Dad


True Crime Addict

Nightmare On Elm Street

A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.

 Character: Glen Lantz

 Co-Stars: Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp

 Director: Wes Craven

Private Resort

The story of two adolescent boys who are guests at a Florida resort for the week-end. Their only interest is, of course, chasing girls, but fate has much more in store for them.

 Character: Jack

 Co-Stars: Rob Morrow, Emily Longstreth

 Director: George Bowers

Lady Blue

Katy Mahoney patrols the grittier streets of Chicago, dispatching the seamier elements before reporting to her boss Terry McNichol. Katy's intensity about her job interfered with her social life.

 Character: Lionel Viland

 Co-Stars: Jamie Rose, Danny Aiello

 Director: Rob Marshall


A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

 Character: Lerner

 Co-Stars: Tom Berenger, Keith David

 Director: Oliver Stone

Cry - Baby

In 1950s Baltimore, a bad boy with a heart of gold wins the love of a good girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge.

 Character: Wade "Cry-Baby" Walker

 Co-Stars: Ricki Lake, Amy Locane

 Director: John Waters

21 Jumpstreet

The cases of an undercover police unit composed of young looking officers specializing in youth crime.

 Character: Officer Tom Hanson

 Co-Stars: Peter DeLuise, Dustin Nguyen

 Director: Various

Edward Scissorhands

An artificial man, who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a solitary life. Then one day, a suburban lady meets him and introduces him to her world.

 Character: Edward

 Co-Stars: Winona Ryder, Dianna West

 Director: Tim Burton

Arizona Dream

A young New Yorker goes to Arizona where he finds freedom to both love and dream.

 Character: Axel Blackmar

 Co-Stars: Jerry Lewis, Faye Dunaway

 Director: Emir Kusturica

Benny and Joon

A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.

 Character: Sam

 Co-Stars: Mary Masterson, Aidan Quinn

 Director: Jeremiah Chechik

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

After his father's death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally-disabled brother, Arnie, and his morbidly obese mother. This situation is suddenly challenged though, when love unexpectedly walks into his life.

 Character: Gilbert Grape

 Co-Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis

 Director: Lasse Hallstrom

Ed Wood

Ambitious but troubled movie director Edward D. Wood Jr. tries his best to fulfill his dreams, despite his lack of talent.

 Character: Ed Wood

 Co-Stars: Martin Landau, Sarah Parker

 Director: Rob Marshall

Don Juan DeMarco

A psychiatrist must cure a young patient that presents himself as Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world.

 Character: Don Juan DeMarco

 Co-Stars: Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway

 Director: Jeremy Leven

Dead Man

On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.

 Character: William Blake

 Co-Stars: Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover

 Director: Jim Jarmusch

Nick of Time

An unimpressive, every-day man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.

 Character: Gene Watson

 Co-Stars: Christopher Walken

 Director: John Badham

Donnie Brasco

An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.

 Character: Joe Pistone

 Co-Stars: Al Pacino, Michael Madsen

 Director: Mike Newell

The Brave

A down-on-his-luck American Indian recently released from jail is offered the chance to "star" as the victim of a snuff film, the resulting pay of which could greatly help his poverty stricken family.

 Character: Raphael

 Co-Stars: Marlon Brando, Marshall Bell

 Director: Johnny Depp

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.

 Character: Raoul Duke

 Co-Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Tobey Maguire

 Director: Terry Gilliam

The Ninth Gate

A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones.

 Character: Dean Corso

 Co-Stars: Frank Langella, Lena Olin

 Director: Roman Polanski

The Astronaut's Wife

After an explosion in space and subsequent two-minute radio-out period, two astronauts return home to their wives. Slightly it's revealed that they're not the same as they were.

 Character: Spencer Armacost

 Co-Stars: Charlize Theron, Joe Morton

 Director: Rand Ravich

Sleepy Hollow

Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of three people, with the culprit being the legendary apparition, The Headless Horseman.

 Character: Ichabod Crane

 Co-Stars: Christina Ricci, Michael Gambon

 Director: Tim Burton

The Man Who Cried

A young refugee traveling from Russia to America in search of her lost father falls for a gypsy horseman.

 Character: Cesar

 Co-Stars: Christina Ricci, Cate Blanchett

 Director: Sally Porter

Before Night Falls

The life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas.

 Character: Bon Bon/ Lt. Victor

 Co-Stars: Javier Bardem

 Director: Julian Schnabel


A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.

 Character: Roux

 Co-Stars: Julliette Binoche, Alfred Molina

 Director: Lasse Hallstrom


The story of how George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel headed by Pablo Escobar, established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.

 Character: George Jung

 Co-Stars: Penelope Cruz, Franka Potente

 Director: Ted Demme

From Hell

In Victorian-era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders of Jack the Ripper.

 Character: Frederick Abberline

 Co-Stars: Heather Graham, Ian Holm

 Director: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes

PotC: The Curse of the Black Pearl  

Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.

 Character: Captain Jack Sparrow

 Co-Stars: Kiera Knightley, Orlando Bloom

 Director: Gore Verbinski

Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.

 Character: Agent Sands

 Co-Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek

 Director: Robert Rodriguez

Secret Window

A successful writer in the midst of a painful divorce is stalked at his remote lake house by a would-be scribe who accuses him of plagiarism.

 Character: Mort Rainey

 Co-Stars: Maria Bello, John Turturro

 Director: David Koepp

Finding Neverland

The story of Sir J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

 Character: J.M. Barrie

 Co-Stars: Kate Winslet, Julie Christie

 Director: Marc Foster

The Libertine

The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.

 Character: John Wilmot

 Co-Stars: Samantha Morton, John Malkovich

 Director: Laurence Dunmore