Top Ten Greatest Fictional Characters

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Who's your favorite character? Vote for one of those guys!

The Top Ten

1 Forrest Gump Forrest Gump Forrest 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.

A reminder that a simple man can do great things.

If in reality, would be the most strange but most interesting person on earth

This should be number 1 or 2. At least.

2 Batman Batman Batman aka Bruce Wayne is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27.

Bruce Wayne, the most dangerous man on earth for sure. HE AND TONY STARK CAN RULE THE WORLD IF THEY WANT.

Come on. He's Batman for crying out loud! "I am vengeance, I am the night, I AM BATMAN! "

Everybody knows the caped crusader the dark knight and the worlds greatest detective.

BEST SUPERHERO IN THE WORLD. GO BATMAN

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3 Darth Vader Darth Vader Darth 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 ...read more.

Best Arch-Enemy ever! Come to the Dark Side and vote for him! - Stephen2

He is the best Star Wars character ever. He is one of my favorite fictional characters. Go Team Vader! - Anonymousxcxc

Oh my goodness I just love the way he breaths!

He is such a badass! - missyweirdo

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4 Harry Potter Harry Potter Harry 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.

For the love of God, Harry Potter is clearly a top choice. He's humble from the very beginning when Hagrid first told him that he was a wizard. He demonstrates love and compassion throughout the series, and has an innocence that is so pure he destroys Lord Voldemort. I worship him. I am his cult leader.

I observed that in most books or movies, heroes are not complex characters, Harry was an exception. That's why most of the people can't understand the depth and complexity of this character

Harry Potter is the single most influential character on the children of an entire generation, their parents, and their kids after them. If the question is, is Harry Potter still relevant "after all this time", my answer to you is "Always".

Why is Harry not number 1? He is the bravest, most humble, most understanding, most empathetic, kindest person I have ever heard of. He has never been loved for the first decade of his life, but would still die for the ones he cares about.
Merlin’s Pants! How are they so blind!
I would have loved him as a best friend or even something more! How in the Wizarding World Is Darth Vader and Batman better than our Harry!
I will get you in Azkaban for this!

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5 Spider-Man Spider-Man Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics existing in its shared universe.

Greatest webslinger! Vote for the best Marvel superhero! - Stephen2

Spider-Man Spider-Man kicking joker in the nuts spiderman bunny ears On the bats

Greatest superhero and superheroes are a big part of our culture so...

Spider man is teenager and he is relatable too and he's pretty dope

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6 The Joker The Joker The 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, ...read more.

Every great hero need a equally great villain as foil. The Joker is just that, but sometimes he transcends it and makes the entire circus revolve around himself. He is just that crazy. And awesome.

I'm not just limiting myself to the Heath Ledger Joker, which is, without doubt, the best Joker the silver screen has ever seen, but I'm also counting the Joker from the comics and even series and video games. - Nintendonix

Only Heath Ledger Joker is the best. Jared Leto tries too hard. Why so serious

He's easily the most unique, unpredictable and interesting villain.

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7 Mario Mario Mario is the main character in the Mario Bros. Franchise, who was created by the creative director and video game designer at Nintendo of Japan, Shigeru Miyamoto. Mario has appeared in almost every Mario Game, including spinoff series, as a playable character, with few exceptions including New Super ...read more.

Mario is the greatest video game character of all time. He saved the video game industry and made video games popular. VOTE FOR Mario. HE IS THE GREATEST.

The best dang plumber in the mushroom kingdom! He can collect different kinds of suits and power-ups and has an awesome, cheery personality!

Either he is very strong because he can kill by jumping or his enemies are very weak. Either way, he made video games great again and is now the pacman of Nintendo. - Skullkid755

Mario is the light of so many of our childhoods. He deserves your support.

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8 Link - The Legend of Zelda Link - The Legend of Zelda Link refers to several different incarnations of the same protagonist of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series.

Link is so strong! In Skyward Sword, he defeated an entire army of bad guys, then defeated a demon right afterwards, and then defeated a god-like being right after that! In Ocarina of Time, he defeated Ganon after fighting of his minions and climbing his tower! In Majora's Mask, he stopped the moon from falling and defeated Majora's Mask. The best part is that he is a kid in all of these games. Link is also a silent protagonist, so his character is up to you to decide! Link is awesome!

He is really fun to play as in Zelda in smash bros and many other games. Link is one of the most Iconic characters of
All Time! His games are masterpiece He has the most iconic weapon in video game history the master sword slaying evil, saving the world. Maybe he can't talk but what makes him popular is that his adventures will never get old.

All these other heroes have distinct personalities. Link does not. Link is your own special personality. The greatest hero of all time is you! That is an idea worthy of higher rank.

I love link. he is the best character on this list!

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9 Goku Goku Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He had many abilities like, super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. ...read more.

The all time greatest fictional martial artist that ever lived. Goku's tenacity makes him virtually unbeatable. On top of his super genius level fighting abilities, Goku is truly one of the nicest people you will ever meet. His best friends are Vegeta and Piccolo, and they both stared off hating his guts trying to kill him.

Without a doubt the greatest fictional character to ever be created. His story of coming from the most powerful slave race used by the universes ruler and tyrant frieza. He defeats frieza after becoming what only comes every hundred millenia, a super saiyan. Goku had a heart of gold so strong that he even tried to save frieza from himself in the end showing him mercy just as he does all his most evil enemies. Hands down the greatest story and character of all time.

He was second place in the worlds martial arts tournament after a close match, that lasted for hours, with the most powerful martial artist on the planet at the time. He was 12 when this happened. By the end of dragon ball z he was unbeatable, noble loving and willing to give his life in an instant in order to protect the people if the earth.

Greatest hero of all time he is so inspiring he is pure hearted has a ton of courage and is merciful and inspires us to break our limits #gokuthegreatestheheroofalltime

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10 SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants is a fictional character and the titular character and protagonist of the American animated television series of the same name.

I will always love SpongeBob always my friend and I are like obsessed with him. I will probably still watch it when am 99. I hope they never stop showing that show.

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS! - Stephen2

SpongeBob is one of the best shows ever made, you can watch it no matter what your age is and it is always the best

Funny sponge - Lunala

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The Newcomers

? Moka Akashiya - Rosario + Vampire Moka Akashiya - Rosario + Vampire Moka Akashiya is a fictional title character from the Japanese manga and anime series Rosario + Vampire.
? Radicles (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes) Radicles (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes)

The Contenders

11 Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes merits his place as the greatest fictional character ever if not for his wonderful character and intriguing mind, but for the impact he has had on pop culture and literature since his creation.

It all started with the classic detective stories by Conan Doyle. What continued from there was hundreds of versions of one man, always being his own.

Yes, yes, a hundred times yes. I swear, Holmes should at least be number two! I mean, look at what the readers did when Conan Doyle killed him off way back in the 1800s! If a character is adored to the point that the readers don't shut up until the author resurrects them, that's a huge honor.

Best detective

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12 Gandalf Gandalf

The defining fictional wizard, Dumbledore is a mere ripoff of him and still is a great character. Defines Lord of The Rings, him and Gollum are the best characters ever.

Yeah let's put harry on no. 1 because he's a wizard I mean he deserves a spot on the top ten but not no. One I personally think batman or Vader should be number one but I'm a Tolkien fanboy so whatever

A powerful wizard, a well- developed character, and an incarnate demigod who faces fire demons... what's not to love?

The top 10 spots on the list to Gandalf:YOU SHALL NOT PASS - errrr

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13 Daenerys Targaryen Daenerys Targaryen Daenerys Targaryen is a fictional character in George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels, as well as the television adaptation.

BOSS

She is a boss!

W-Who? - DapperPickle

Nothing to say about her.her face describes her whole.Truly the best fictional character.

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14 Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.

Sonic is a blue hedgehog, which are naturally cool animals, can travel at the speed of sound, can curl into ball and destroy robots AND his adventures vary a running-fighting game to a sword fighting-runner game to a game where he basically gets super powers. THIS thing is the coolest video game character!

Actually his speed is unlimited hello the fastest thin alive - CaptainChipmunk

He will beat any video character definitely, Mario? Hmm... How about no supply?

SONIC is so great vote for him right now! ! He's the toughest character right?! !?!?

That's MA OTP!

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15 Bugs Bunny Bugs Bunny Bugs Bunny is an animated cartoon character, created by the staff of Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros.) He is one of the most famous cartoon characters, and he is in the show Looney Tunes. His famous quote is "What's up doc?". He is a gray colored bunny with big teeth and big feet. His ...read more.

The Looney Tunes Show Only! I Like The Purple-Gray Fur!

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16 GodZilla GodZilla Godzilla is a giant monster originating from a series of tokusatsu films of the same name from Japan.

He's Awesome! The Greatest Movie Monster Ever!

Always the best. 1954 baby!

O_O! This should be #1, I would Love to be a Female Godzilla! That would be Like, AWESOME! O_O :O C: :3 :D



ROAR!

17 Scorpion - Mortal Kombat Scorpion - Mortal Kombat Scorpion is a recurring player character and occasional boss character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise created by Ed Boon and John Tobias. V 1 Comment
18 Luigi Luigi Luigi is a fictional character featured in video games and related media released by Nintendo. Created by prominent game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, Luigi is portrayed as the slightly younger but taller fraternal twin brother of Nintendo's mascot Mario, and appears in many games throughout the Mario ...read more.

This & Mario should switch places at least, Luigi doesn't kill toads. - BlueSheepYT

He wins competitions by doing NOTHING, that's lit! - BlueSheepYT

19 Superman Superman Superman is a comic character. And probably the first powerful superhero in the fictional world.The character was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1933. It was published by DC comics.The first animated superhero movie was superman.The ...read more.

How in the hell is Superman 24th on this list? He should be #1 hands down and I'm not even a Superman fan, he is The Greatest Superhero ever created and arguably the best fictional character ever created, The hero of all Heroes.

Am I the only one who is utterly confused at the fact that sponge bob squarepants is ranked number 6 while SUPERMAN is ranked at 22!

Superman is the definition of the modern hero and comic books in general, of what makes a man human...

Superman is overpowered and is flawless like pretty much everything on this list

This list is...

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20 Bilbo Baggins Bilbo Baggins Bilbo Baggins is the title character and protagonist of J. R. R. Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit, as well as a supporting character in The Lord of the Rings.

Bilbo Baggins was a mischief kid who grew up and thought "hey, I should get my head out of the clouds and be a normal hobbit." Then what happens? He meets the last dwarves with the birthright of Erebor, an elf-lord and an elf king, travels and fights alongside the wizard who would become the white rider, falls to the depths of a mountain and finds the most powerful ring in the world, meets one of the last living dragons and STEALS something from its hoard right under its nose, THEN he goes home and cherishes this story, I mean he tells EVERYONE who will listen because those were his best friends! And in the end he is the first hobbit to travel west across the great sea on an elven ship. Bilbo. For. The. Win.

He's a very friendly hobbit and I would get along with him well. His character development in the Hobbit is just amazing. - FrozenHatingPokefan

No hero starts out as a boring short man and turns into a bad ### warrior able to go toe to toe with the most powerful beings alive... except maybe captain America.

One word of advice, if he offers to show you his precious, run.

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