Johnny Depp's maniacal turn as the demon barber of Fleet Street gives new meaning to the song lyric, "Shave and a haircut, two bits."
Before he was wrongly convicted and sentenced to hard labor in Australia, barber Benjamin Barker was a hardworking family man. When Benjamin escapes to find his family devastated by a vengeful judge, he becomes Sweeney Todd, an antihero hellbent on revenge. Soon, simple shaves set the scene for what may be the bloodiest movie musical of all time. Meat pie, anyone?
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Johnny Depp embraces his inner freak show in this tale of a traveling sideshow that's made a dangerous deal with the devil. Depp is one of three actors (including Colin Farrel and Jude Law) who united to complete the role of Tony, left unfinished by Heath Ledger's untimely death.
As Tony #1, Johnny steals the soul of a wealthy woman in an effort to free a young girl from the devil's hold. His fine performance is just one piece of this role's very complicated puzzle—and a fitting cinematic tribute to Ledger.
Pirates of the Caribbean
Few actors could bring a touch of the Rolling Stones to the high seas and continue to sell out theaters three films into the franchise. As the Keith Richards-inspired Capt. Jack Sparrow, Depp suspends our disbelief as we lose ourselves in his outrageous exploits—fighting a ship of the undead, battling Davey Jones and literally sailing to the end of the world. We can't wait to see what treasures we'll find when Pirates of the Caribbean 4
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