Worst: 'The Libertine' (2004)
"Allow me to be frank at the commencement: You will not like me. The gentlemen will be envious and the ladies will be repelled. You will not like me now, and you will like me a good deal less as we go on. Ladies, an announcement: I am up for it, all the time."
So declares John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester, who may not be the most interesting character that Depp has ever played, but is almost certainly the horniest. It's a nice change of pace...though you wish that the actor weren't quite so dedicated to the historical hedonist's flair for the debauched. His tendency to inflexibly fixate on a certain way of playing a part should work for a character who can't resist his own urges (even when he's being eaten alive by syphilis), but the role has more wig hair than cleverness. Wilmot hates his audience, and The Libertine was the first movie in which it felt like Depp might secretly hate his.