Johnny Depp’s Upcoming Movies List – Take A Look at Johnny Depp Filmography (1984-2024)

Soumya Nair

Written by Soumya Nair

Updated On December 28, 2023

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Johnny Depp Upcoming Movies

Times had been rough for Johnny Depp since his defamation trial against his ex-wife and actress Amber Heard. After the verdict was ruled out in favor of Depp, fans have been curious about the actor’s future plans and are eagerly waiting for Johnny Depp’s upcoming movies. The actor released a statement informing the fans that Disney has no plans to work with him and he might not make a comeback as the famous Jack Sparrow from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.  

Depp has been a part of the industry for over three decades now and has gained a cult-like following. The actor has since then delivered some of the most loved masterpieces in the cinematic universe. Some of the best movies of Johnny Depp include Corpse Bride, Edward Scissorhands, and Finding Neverland. But what does the future have in store for the actor and his fans?  After having a rough time both in his personal as well as professional life, Depp is looking for ways to make a comeback. 

Johnny Depp’s Return to the Screen: Upcoming Movies in 2023 & Beyond

There is currently not much in store for the actor but he has made it clear that he wants to venture more into behind-the-screen roles and is ready to don the director’s hat once again. If you have been curious about what your favorite star has been up to in recent times here is Johnny Depp’s upcoming movies list.

Johnny Puff Secret Mission (2024)

Johnny Puff Secret Mission

The movie is an upcoming animated feature film that stars Johnny Depp as the voice of Johnny Puff, an adventurous little puffin. The film is being directed by Peter Nalli and produced by Unified Pictures, a film production company that has worked on several award-winning films.

Johnny Puff’s Secret Mission will be an animated movie based on the Puffin series. The plot of the movie revolves around Johnny Puff and his friends as they embark on a secret mission to save Taigasville from the evil Otto von Walrus. The movie promises to be a fun-filled adventure that will appeal to audiences of all ages. Fans are excited to welcome Depp as the voice actor who will voice the lead character of Johnny Puff. 

For Depp Johnny Puff Secret Mission is an opportunity to revive his career after a challenging phase. Among all Johnny Depp’s upcoming movies fans are most excited for this one as the initial release date decided to be 15 March 2023. But as per Deadline, some discussions are going on about some changes that update, and the movie will hit the theaters by the beginning of 2024.

Modi (TBA)

Depp is not just preparing for his on-screen debut but is also set to make a comeback as a director after 25 years. Modi is about the life of Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani and stars Riccardo Scamarcio in the titular role. The movie is co-produce by none other than the legendary Al Pacino. Who decided to support Depp during his rough days. 

Al Pacino will also be part of the movie as an actor and will be seen playing the character of Maurice Gangnat, an art collector. The movie is said to be inspired by a play titled “Modigliani” by Dennis McIntyre. No official release date has been announced for the movie yet but we can’t wait to welcome this Johnny Depp upcoming movie and witness his directorial prowess.

Johnny Depp’s Latest Movies List

Apart from the above-mentioned future projects of the actor, he has been part of some recent projects. After the court trial with his ex-wife, Depp’s fans have tried to support him in every way possible to showcase their love for their favorite actor. 

Jeanne du Barry (2023)

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating:50%
Release Date16 May 2023
Directed ByMaïwenn

The most recent Johnny Depp movie Jeanne du Barry saw him playing the character of King Louis XV. Fans eagerly waited for the movie as it was the first Johnny Depp movie to be released after his infamous trial with ex-wife Amber Heard. The movie is inspired by the true story of Jeanne, a common woman who decides to upgrade her social status by becoming the last mistress of King Louis XV.

Fans loved Depp’s portrayal of the character and how it allowed the actor to make a strong comeback. Though the critics had a divided opinion on the storyline, the cinematography, and the realistic portrayal of the characters were praised by all. 

Minamata (2022)

Rotten Tomatoes Rating:78%
Release Date11 February 2022
Directed ByAndrew Levitas

A movie that tries to highlight social injustice in every aspect of life. Minamata is based on Japan’s controversial days during the 1970s through the eyes of photojournalist W. Eugene Smith. Depp played the character of the renowned photographer and how he made his camera a weapon to fight against the brutality of corporate greed. 

Minamata explores in detail the life of Smith in Japan and why he is rightly called the god of photojournalism. When the Minamata disease spreads across the country, Smith decides to travel to Japan and capture the reality in the rawest form. Depp did an excellent job of getting deep into a character who is looked upon by a lot of people. 

City Of Lies (2021)

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating:51%
Release Date19 March 2021
Directed ByBrad Furman

City of Lies had an impressive storyline and an even better star cast and yet failed to perform at the box office due to the court trial that was going on around the time. The movie is based on the case of the murder of the famous rappers Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. Depp once again proved his acting prowess and the movie deserves much more recognition.

Johnny Depp Movies – Filmography  

Johnny Depp movies have always stood out from the crowd thanks to his portrayal of some quirky yet adorable characters like Captain Jack Sparrow and Edward Scissorhands. It took him years to establish himself in the industry and have the cult-like following that we witness today. Here are some of the best Johhny Depp movies list. 

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

Pirates of the Caribbean The Curse of the Black Pearl
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:80%
Release Date9 July 2003
Directed ByGore Verbinski

The Curse of the Black Pearl is the first installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. The movie is based on Walt Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean attraction at Disney theme parks and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. The franchise has some of the most loved movies of Johnny Depp. 

The plot centers on blacksmith Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and pirate Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) saving Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) from the Black Pearl’s cursed crew, led by Hector Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), who transform into zombie skeletons at night.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Mans Chest
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:53%
Release Date24 June 2006
Directed ByGore Verbinski

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest is a 2006 American fantasy swashbuckler film and the second installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. After Elizabeth Swann is kidnapped, Will Turner and Captain Barbossa must team up to find her. 

It is the follow-up to the story of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Gore Verbinski, and written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio. In the movie, Lord Cutler Beckett (Tom Hollander) interrupts Will Turner’s (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann’s wedding so that Turner can get Captain Jack Sparrow’s (Johnny Depp) compass to search for the Dead Man’s Chest. Sparrow learns that he owes Davy Jones (Bill Nighy) money.

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating:89%
Release Date7 December 1990
Directed ByTim Burton

Edward Scissorhands tells the story of an artificial man named Edward, who is created by an inventor who dies before he can finish him. Edward is taken in by a kind lady who comes across his isolated life and tries to help him fit into society. This one marks one of the earliest Johnny Depp movies. The fantasy romance movie was helmed by Tim Burton. The director is popular for his horror, fantasy, and romantic movies, as you can see from the list of Tim Burton movies, that are always loved by the audience.

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating:51%
Release Date5 March 2010
Directed ByTim Burton

Tim Burton’s unique take on the classic story starred Mia Wasikowska in the titular role while Depp played the role of Hatter. Depp is always known for playing quirky characters and he did not disappoint as the classic character of Hatter. Alice in Wonderland was a huge box office success and the audience and critics loved the modernized retelling of the classic old tale. 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating:83%
Release Date10 July 2005
Directed ByTim Burton

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a story about a young boy who wins a tour through the most amazing chocolate factory in the world. Based on Roald Dahl’s 1964 British novel of the same name, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 2005 musical fantasy film by Tim Burton. The movie marks one of the most iconic Johnny Depp movies. 

Depp plays the character of Willy Wonka while Freddie Highmore plays Charlie Bucket. The plot follows Charlie as he and his siblings win a sweepstakes and are given a tour of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. Burton once again brings out a magical fantasy on-screen that is loved by all.

Into The Woods (2014)

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating:71%
Release Date25 December 2014
Directed ByRob Marshall

Into The Woods merges all our favorite fantasy stories like Cinderella, Snow White, and Little Red Riding Hood into one magical fantasy. The plot revolves around a baker and his wife who escape into the woods to get rid of a curse laid upon the baker’s family. James Corden plays the baker while Emily Blunt stars opposite him as baker’s wife. The movie is one of the most loved movies by Emily Blunt

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating:70%
Release Date17 November 1999
Directed ByTim Burton

One of the best movies of Christina Ricci, Sleepy Hollow released in 1999. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a rough version of Washington Irving’s 1820 short story. When a young police constable goes to investigate a series of murders in the town of Sleepy Hollow. Some dark and twisted secrets of the town unravel. Burton once again proved his excellence in bringing out the gothic horror world on-screen. 

Rango (2011)

Rotten Tomatoes Rating:88%
Release Date4 March 2011
Directed ByGore Verbinski

A chameleon who has lived as a pet all his life finds himself stranded in the desert and must learn to survive. Voice actors in the movie include Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Ned Beatty, Alfred Molina, Bill Nighy, Stephen Root, Harry Dean Stanton, Ray Winstone, and Timothy Olyphant. Rango a chameleon, is the main character of the Rango movie and is voiced by Depp. He unintentionally ends up at the outpost of Dirt, which is in desperate need of a new sheriff. 

Adventurous Rango takes it as a new challenge and decides to become the Sheriff. What follows is the journey of Rango’s bravery as he not only has to help himself amidst the unknown but also helps the other animals living in the dirt city with their problems. 


Johnny Depp has ruled the hearts of cinema enthusiasts for years and it is not easy for anyone to deliver great performances through all these years. The actor did encounter a rough patch due to his personal life but fans are eagerly waiting for Johnny Depp upcoming movies to show their support for the actor. Stay tuned for further updates on the actor.

Author: Soumya Nair

Soumya Nair is an entertainment industry enthusiast who loves to write and bring in all the gossip and news to everyone interested. She always make sure to keep a keen eye on everything that goes behind the glam and glitter of the industry.

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