Top Ten Movie Heroes

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Criteria: Hero - One who shows great courage, valor, bravery, self sacrifice, in the face of danger or injustice, and who is admired for their noble qualities and achievements. These movie characters best demonstrate the 'heroic' nature.

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1James Bond - James Bond SeriesRoyal Navy Commander James Bond is a fictional character created by British journalist and novelist Ian Fleming in 1953. He is the protagonist of the James Bond series of novels, films, comics and video games.

How can you argue against 007? He is just too good, he could fill this entire list.

2Clarice Starling - The Silence of the Lambs

the best thing about starling (besides that shes hot) is that she has a backstory that explains the reason for her crusade

3Ellen Ripley - AlienEllen Louise Ripley is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Alien film series played by American actress Sigourney Weaver.
4Rocky Balboa - Rocky Series
5Will Turner - Pirates of the CaribbeanWilliam "Will" Turner is a fictional character and main protagonist in the first three Pirates of the Caribbean films.
6Ash - Evil Dead
7John Rambo - Rambo Series
8John McClane - Die Hard SeriesJohn McClane is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Die Hard film series. He is portrayed by Bruce Willis.
9Oskar Schindler - Schindler's List
10Martin Riggs - Lethal Weapon Series

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11Indiana Jones - Raiders of the Lost ArkDr. Henry Walton "Indiana" Jones, Jr., often shortened to "Indy", is the title character of the Indiana Jones franchise.
12Han Solo - Star WarsHan Solo is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed in films by Harrison Ford. In the original film trilogy, Han and his co-pilot, Chewbacca, become involved in the Rebel Alliance which opposes the Galactic Empire.

Han Solo is the rebel of the galaxy. Whether he shot first or not he's just awesome. I mean come on. He's so cool that he can date his bet friend's sister and he doesn't care. We all love him and he knows.

13Edward Cullen - Twilight
14Legolas - Lord of the RingsLegolas is a character in J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium. He is a Sindarin Elf of the Woodland Realm and one of nine members of the Fellowship of the Ring.

Throughout the films you start to wonder why he couldn't fight this war himself. I mean, he can take down a giant elephant without a beat of sweat on his forehead. He's just so perfect.

15Gandhi - Gandhi
16Aragorn - Lord of the RingsAragorn II, son of Arathorn is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium. He is one of the main protagonists of The Lord of the Rings.

Aragorn may have no political background, but he does give out some truly moving speeches.

17Neo - The Matrix
18John H. Miller - Saving Private Ryan
19Wesley Gibson - Wanted

You can't get more heroic then Wesley Gibson (James McAvoy) disposing of a warehouse full of bad guys including the worst of the worst, Sloan (Morgan Freeman)

20T.E. Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia
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1. Rocky Balboa - Rocky Series
2. Ellen Ripley - Alien
3. Clarice Starling - The Silence of the Lambs
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