Most Influential Movie Characters


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1The Joker - The Dark KnightThe Joker is a fictional super villain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (April 25, 1940) published by DC Comics . Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed; Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design, more.

No character besides maybe Bane, provokes so much emotion than Heath Ledger's Joker does.

2Tony Montana - ScarfaceAntonio Raimundo "Tony" Montana is a fictional character and the villain protagonist of the 1983 film Scarface.

Everybody wants to live like Tony. - Hernandez1614

3Vito Corleone - The GodfatherVito Andolini Corleone is a fictional character in Mario Puzo's novel The Godfather and in Francis Ford Coppola's film series based on the novel, where he was portrayed by Marlon Brando in The Godfather and, as a young man, by Robert De Niro in The Godfather Part II.
4Darth Vader - Star WarsDarth Vader was the original dark lord for Star Wars. Darth Vader ruled with both fear and aggression. Originally Anakin Skywalker a young Jedi who was then seduced by the dark side of the force by Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious. Vader had his limbs cut off by his jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi leaving more.

Who hasn't done a Darth Vader impression once in their life - Hernandez1614

5Hannibal Lecter - Silence of The Lambs
6Alex- A Clockwork Orange

Let's hope none of us follow in this kid's footsteps one day. he's a rapist for gosh sakes!

7Michael Myers - HalloweenMichael Myers is a character from the Halloween series of slasher films. He first appears in John Carpenter's Halloween as a young boy who murders his older sister, then fifteen years later returns home to murder more teenagers.

One of if not THE innovator of the slasher genre. - Hernandez1614

8King King - King Kong

Monsters can be villains. Only difference, no talk just destruction. - Hernandez1614

9Ripley- Alien

I love all of them but Ripley is so cool. I can't ignore her. Ellen Ripley was the first female hero and she's still the first! - Alexandr

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10Forrest Gump - Forrest GumpForrest Gump is a fictional character who first appears in the 1986 novel by Winston Groom. Forrest Gump also appeared on screen in the 1994 film of the same name directed by Robert Zemeckis.

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11Katniss Everdeen - The Hunger Games
12Alex Forrest- Fatal Attraction

I need to be more careful of who I'm engaged with. especially when it comes to marridge!

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13Harry Potter - Harry PotterHarry James Potter is the title character of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The majority of the books' plot covers seven years in the life of the orphan Potter, who, on his eleventh birthday, learns he is a wizard.
14Harry Callahan - Dirty Harry
15Rocky Balboa - Rocky
16Travis Bickle - Taxi Driver
17Indiana Jones - Raiders of the Lost ArkDr. Henry Walton "Indiana" Jones, Jr., often shortened to "Indy", is the title character of the Indiana Jones franchise.
18John McClane - Die HardJohn McClane is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Die Hard film series. He is portrayed by Bruce Willis.

I was shocked when didn't see him on the list. The first Die Hard movie inspired so many other films. I can call more than 200 rip offs. McClane is cool, always has been and always will be. Superb franchise! - Alexandr

19Alice - Resident Evil

Some people hate her, some people love her but the truth is that Alice is memorable and influential. I love the way she kicks asses - Alexandr

20Popeye Doyle - The French Connection
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Top Remixes

1. The Joker - The Dark Knight
2. Tony Montana - Scarface
3. Vito Corleone - The Godfather



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