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What are some movies that Johnny Depp is known for?

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Some of Johnny Depp's most well-known films are "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," "Dead Man," "Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl," "Finding Neverland" and "Cry Baby." Other popular Depp films include "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," "Edward Scissorhands," "Ed Wood," "Donnie Brasco" and "Rango."

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"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," directed by Terry Gilliam, featured Depp playing the journalist Hunter S. Thompson. Prior to the filming, Depp spent lots of time with Thompson to learn his mannerisms and speech patterns for the role.

"Dead Man" is a popular Western film directed by Jim Jarmusch, and it stars Depp as accountant Billy Blake, who is on the run from a trio of bounty hunters.

"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of Black Pearl" was one of Disney's biggest hit films and one of the most popular movies of 2003, starring Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow.

In "Finding Neverland," Depp plays the role of J.M. Barrie, the author of "Peter Pan." The film features co-star Kate Winslet and was a more subdued role after his performance in "Pirates of the Caribbean."

Directed by John Waters, "Cry Baby" was Depp's first role in a feature film following his smaller television and film roles.

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