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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

2. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

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Johnny Depp and Captain Jack Sparrow seem synonymous post-2003.  The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has made Depp a financially wealthy man and a world-class performer who clearly takes pleasure in playing the drunken, sword-crossing anti-hero in British Imperial Caribbean during the Age of Exploration.  As Captain Jack, the actor proved that a mind-blowing, Oscar-nominated performance can come out of a live-action Disney pirate movie. Before starring the film, Depp had not been considered a box office draw and had one film under his belt that made over $100 million (Sleepy Hollow).  His transformation into the iconic role delighted audiences worldwide and fans have struggled to separate the actor from the role ever since. He brings 100% to every performance, but it’s difficult denying that his first outing as Captain Jack Sparrow is the best.  Sometimes an actor it’s impossible ignoring how perfect an actor is for a part, and Depp seems to prove that in every performance he gives.  This would’ve been a shoo-in for number one, if not for…

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