7 Best Pirates in Pop Culture By Author Tyler Johnson at Sep 19, 2014 • Category Johnny Depp Arrgh you ready for our list of the best pirates in pop culture? Every man and woman on this list is sure to shiver your timbers.The Pirates! Band of Misfits 1This 2012 kids’ flick brought a slew of celebrity voices to the battle for Pirate of the Year.Captain Jack Sparrow 2Johnny Depp earned his first Academy Aw-arrrrd nomination for portraying the boozy swashbuckler. Savvy?Dread Pirate Roberts 3What, you’ve never seen The Princess Bride? Inconceivable!Somali Pirates 4Sure, pirates are a little less fun in real life, but on the plus side, they inspired the multiple-Oscar-nominated Tom hanks film, Captain Philllips.The Pittsburgh Pirates 5The team iswrapping up its second winning season in a row. Not bad considering, for the 20 years prior, Pittsburgh fans would’ve happily watched them walk a plank.Captain Hook 6Peter Pan’s nemesis has enjoyed many incarnations over the years. Colin O’Donoghue currently portrays the nefarious Hook on ABC’s Once Upon a Time.Mother Hook 7Sharon Osbourne voices Mother Hook on Jake and the Neverland Pirates, proving once and for all that women can be ruthless evil-doers too!