Forgetting ‘Transcendence’: Johnny Depp’s 5 Best Movies
Johnny Depp’s latest movie, the science fiction thriller Transcendence, opened over the Easter weekend only to bomb spectacularly, taking in just $10.8 million at the box office and failing among critics, with a paltry 19 percent Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Venerable Rolling Stone film critic Peter Travers even went so far as to call Transcendence “one of the biggest disappointments of the year.”
The last several movies from the esteemed (but Oscar-less) actor have been largely disappointing, with Disney’s Lone Ranger a critical failure and Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows not doing much better. To alleviate the sadness of Johnny Depp fans everywhere who have gone far too long without a great film from the actor, here’s a list of Depp’s five most critically acclaimed films, according to Rotten Tomatoes.
These aren’t necessarily his five best performances, as you’ll see from what comes in at number one – just overall the “best” movies that he’s starred in over his long career.