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Johnny Depp in From Hell

Johnny Depp (1963 - )

Film Deaths[]

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) [Glen Lantz]: Killed (off-screen) when Robert Englund pulls him down into his bed after he falls asleep; we see Robert grab him and pull him down, followed by a fountain of blood gushing from the bed. (There is a deleted scene where his body is lifted up into the air before being dropped down again.) He later reappears in Heather Langenkamp's dream.
  • Platoon (1986) [Private Lerner]: Mortally wounded in combat with the Viet Cong; the movie doesn't actually confirm that he's killed, but he's so badly wounded that it seems a safe assumption.
  • Ed Wood (1994) [Edward D. Wood Jr.]: Dies (off-screen) of a heart attack, several years after the movie ends; his death is mentioned in the text at the end of the movie.
  • Dead Man (1995) [William Blake]: Mortally wounded in a shoot-out with Lance Henriksen. He dies after Gary Farmer lays him out in a canoe and sets him adrift for his final journey.
  • The Brave (1997) [Raphael]: Presumably tortured and killed in front of a camera. The movie ends with Johnny getting into an elevator in a warehouse, which leads to a hidden chamber where it has been established that Marlon Brando plans to torture and murder Johnny on camera. (Because of negative reviews, The director of this film chose not to release it in the United States).
  • The Astronaut's Wife (1999) [Commander Spencer Armacost]: Electrocuted when Charlize Theron throws an appliance into the water when he's standing on the flooded floor, in an attempt to destroy the alien possessing him (only for said alien to then possess her as he dies).
  • From Hell (2001) [Inspector Fred Abberline]: Dies (off-screen) from a knife wound, after holding off Ian Holm to buy time for Heather Graham to escape and go into hiding safely; his body is shown afterwards when Robbie Coltrane comes to get him and discovers that he's dead. (Historically inaccurate, the real inspector Abberline died from old age in 1929).
  • Finding Neverland (2004) [Sir James Matthew Barrie]: Dies (off-screen) of pneumonia, several years after the movie ends.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) [Captain Jack Sparrow]: Eaten by the Kraken that Bill Nighy sent for his debt, after Keira Knightley chains him to the mast of his ship. He is brought back to life by Geoffrey Rush, Keira and the other pirates in the sequel Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) [Fake Captain Jack Sparrow]: During one of his imagined sequences of several different "Jack Sparrows", one is shot by another as he is about to eat a peanut. Another is stabbed in the gut for tying a rope improperly. (The real Johnny survives the movie).
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) [Sweeney Todd]: Throat slit with his own razor by Ed Sanders as he cradles his wife Laura Michelle Kelly's body in his arms.
  • Public Enemies (2009) [John Dillinger]: Shot repeatedly by Stephen Lang and other FBI agents as he is leaving a movie theater; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to Stephen.
  • 21 Jump Street (2012) [Tom Hanson]: Shot to death, along with Peter DeLuise, by DeRay Davis and his men while he is talking to Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum; he and Peter die shortly afterwards while talking to each other. (Played for comic effect.) However, in an extended scene, Johnny and Peter were only injured and survived.
  • Into the Woods (2014) [The Wolf]: Stabbed in the stomach off-screen by James Corden.
  • Transcendence (2014) [Dr. Will Caster]: Dies from radiation poisoning after being shot with radioactive bullets by Lukas Haas. His mind is uploaded into a computer program in order to keep it alive and he later forms a new body via nanotechnology. He is later seemingly destroyed when he allows a virus created by Paul Bettany to be downloaded into him by a dying Rebecca Hall. His body is later seen lying over Rebecca when Paul enters their compound. (it's implied that his mind along with Rebecca's lives on)
  • Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) [Tarrant Hightop/Mad Hatter]: He dies twice in this movie. First he is close to death when his color begins to fade; he is later brought back to life when Mia Wasikowska says she believes him. Later, he turned into a rust statue, He is restored when the Grand Clock Engine and the Chronosphere are reconnected.
  • Murder On The Orient Express (2017) [Samuel Ratchett]: Stabbed to death by Judi Dench, Daisy Ridley, Willem Dafoe, Michelle Pfeiffer, Derek Jacobi, Marwan Kenzari, Olivia Colman, Lucy Boynton, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Penélope Cruz, Leslie Odom, Jr., and Josh Gad (each one stabbing him in turn) after Johnny has been drugged in his train compartment. His body is shown afterwards on his bed when Kenneth Branagh and Tom Bateman view the crime scene, and the murder is shown in flashback as Michelle explains to Kenneth that killing Johnny was all her idea. (See Richard Widmark in the 1974 version.)
  • The Professor (2018) [Richard]: Presumably dies (off-screen) after being diagnosed with a terminal illness; the movie ends with him driving straight off a two way section instead of going down each of the two paths.
  • City of Lies (2018) [Russell Poole]: Dies of a heart attack while in the police station. His death is learned of by Forest Whitaker who is told by Johnny's ex-wife (Wynn Everett).
  • Minamata (2020) [W. Eugene Smith]: Dies (off-screen) in 1978 from a stroke. His death is mentioned in the on-screen text at the end.
  • Jeanne du Barry (2023) [King Louis XV]: Died of smallpox in conversation with Maïwenn.


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