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The Johnny Depp Box Office Weird-O-Meter

May 10, 2012 | 7:55am EDT


Although Johnny Depp is one of Hollywood's biggest stars, his road to leading man material wasn't painted with gold. He found his groove over the last thirty years, with a combination of critically-praised hits, modest successes and movies you only remember while scrolling through his filmography. Today, he's a certifiable box office draw — but the man is not without his element. Depp's "weird" factor is a defining asset to his career. Really, would any studio hand over millions of bucks to adapt a '60s era melodrama like Dark Shadows to screen without an anchor like Depp? Not without a producer employing vampiric hypnotism, that's for sure.

So how much as Depp's oddness influenced his box office numbers? For that, we turn to the highly scientific Weird-o-Meter:


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