Top Ten Greatest Movie Characters
The Top Ten
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Forrest Gump (1994) is an Epic Phenomenon! The Greatest movie Character of All-time tied with Judah Ben Hur of the Legendary Ben Hur (1959). - Nirmal1991USA
Phenomenal Character, Legendary Epic & Breathtaking Masterpiece!
His story is so moving. He went through so much to get Jenny!
One of the most 'Fantastic Movies' ever made, and like how 'Forrest' lives such a 'Amazing Life' despite his 'Mental Health Issues' which do not interfere in what he wants to do...V 16 Comments
monumental performance, what an amazing character
The best complete performance ever, you'll be always missed, Heath
I was voting on the best quote just before this, where I wrote that NO ONE could have played this role better! Such a shame that we've lost Heath Ledger! They should never attempt a Batman with the Joker again - impossible comparison!
'The Joker' is by far one of the most 'Complex Bad Guys' out there.V 47 Comments
Darth Vader is arguably the most iconic movie villain of all time. Everyone in the Empire is afraid of him except for the Emperor and Grand Moff Tarkin. James Earl Jones successfully provides the unforgettable voice of Darth Vader. Not to forget the major plot twist "No, I am your father..."
Darth Vader is probably the most iconic movie character ever! He represents evil and he's just kickass in the first three movies, besides, he says one the most famous lines in movie history (No, I am your father). - Nintendonix
No-one can top Darth Vader probably because of his famous line " Luke I am your father also how he is a part of the biggest icons ever the star wars trilogy and how he is so hard core
" I am your Father"
PerfectV 30 Comments
grestest movie characters of all time
better than will turner
What is rubbish When you say will turner is greatest character. I think it is Act of some foolish girls those have right to Vote. only the Captain jack sparrow is numero uno... What could you wanted more from johnny depp... savvy...
It's stupid to keep will turner at first place when we have jack sparrow here. Johnny Depp acts like he himself is the character, good actor must be in the first place.
He is the best!V 33 Comments
Indiana Jones is the classic movie hero! OBVIOUSLY he should be number one! The only people that I think could compete with Indiana Jones himself are Vito Corleone and Darth Vader. - higgsboson2142
No no NO, orlando bloom will turner, don't make me laugh, the worst list ever, at least Indiana jones is in it
If adventure had a name... It would be Indiana Jones! Harrison Ford did an amazing job with such an amazing kick-butt character!
This guy should totally be number one with vader right behind him! A real movie icon who will go down in history as a movie character classic!V 15 Comments
Marlon Brando was a fantastic actor and was perfect in this role. He should be higher, this role was some of the greatest acting in any movie. Actually number should be every characer played by Marlon Brando.
Marlon Brando is such a great actor, especially in gangster/mobster movies. He's a classic.
Marlon Brando was the best ever
He is the bestV 4 Comments
Han Solo is the coolest character in Star Wars. He is also the second most impactful Star Wars Character beaten only by Darth Vader. Harrison Ford does a spectacular performance for Han Solo
Money smuggler that became a hero!
How is Indiana Jones higher, he's better in Star Wars.
Love itV 6 Comments
Why isn't connery, moore, or brosnan here! Craig is the stalest bond ever!
Shrektastic and cool
He is rude, fakhri baba,cruel and looks like a monkey
Definitely the greatest in all its incarnations. - Szonana
Way better than Daniel Craig! - missyweirdo
Love you Bruce Wayne.. And don't mind this list, because v know you r the best, other than Tony stark
Only one who can challenge joker
We sure got Batman with an English accent now!
Why are you not voting for me, Clarice?
Are you serious?!?! Why is Hannibal Lecter #24?! Hopkins and Ledger should be rivaling or the top spot. Come on now. Hannibal wasn't even the main antagonist of Silence of the Lambs, yet he stole the spotlight and will forever be the face of that movie.
Hannibal Lector is an incredible, psychopathic and clever character the fact that he is only number 10 is very surprising and weird, also the way he is a psychiatrist makes him an even more dangerous man, in my opinion he truly is the ultimate movie character
Fun fact: Anthony Hopkins never blink in his role in Silence Of The Lamb.
Norman bates was based off a real life serial killer named Ed Gein, who was also the inspiration for leatherface in the Texas chainsaw massacre, and buffalo bill in the silence of the lambs. although, ed gein never wore a body suit out of people's skin, he did wear a mask out of leather which was the inspiration for leatherface.
One of the scariest characters in cinema history.
The character is sick, but the actor is such a hottie! - lannypetersong
Norman only nr 20 and katniss higher? you have got to be kidding me!V 1 Comment
I'm sorry but 59! Tony Stark is the most charismatic, funniest, and best super hero character of ALL time. This guy is just amazing and to see cartoon characters ahead of him is just insulting. Epic character!
Tony so does not deserve being 20th :( he is the most charismatic, attractive, the funniest character ever! - littlerunaway
Love you, the king of machines
. The genius behind iron man, my and everyone's favorite is anthony Howard stark and will always be a legend through the generations
I love himV 8 Comments
Homer Simpson will forever be the King of Cartoons. He is absolutely hilarious, and he can manage that without being super inappropriate or sex jokes. (We're looking at you, Family Guy. ) The Joker wasn't that great. He did an above average job on the character, besides The Joker isn't supposed to creep you out and give you nightmares, he's supposed to have a cartoony feel.
He is the funniest guy going around. Long live the Simpsons movie and may there be a sequel.
He's animated, for crying out loud! At least the five ahead of him are real roles that required acting and not just a voice over. Hannibal Lecter not in the top five is just wrong. Watch Silence of the Lambs and then just try to forget him!
Homer is probably the best cartoon character ever he has made so much progress over the years and I have never found a person who Dosnt like himV 3 Comments
Say hello to my little friend
NOTHING BUT A BUNCH OF ****ING COCK-A-ROACHES!
Love the way he pronounces it
How is The Joker (as amazing and captivating Heath's performance was) above the absolute GREATEST movie criminals ever. - SuperMugen95
He's the bad guy - missyweirdoV 5 Comments
Not quite for the reason you think. While Jules is credibly scary and intimidating, certainly more competent than his useless buddy Vincent, he's also smart enough to think outside the box.
In fact, Jules has the best development out of all the characters in the movie. Over time, he develops a conscience and decides that being a mob boss' thug just isn't for him. Best of all? He faced down a restaurant robber without firing a single shot.
Wow only 0.2%... The problem with this is that very less people have seen 'Pulp Fiction' Jules is one of the most humorous and iconic characters of all time... Shame on this list... He should at least get a spot in Top 10
The Joker and Han Solo are fantastic, but Jules is still the best. You read the bible, Ringo? - jarjar36
I can't help but quote this guy in any conversation I have - the classic is 'I don't remember asking you a damn thing! 'V 5 Comments
What? Why is Sarah Connor higher than the Terminator, Sarah's a good character, but come on, it's the Terminator, I think he should be at least in the Top 10
The lord of the rings knocks the pirates of the carribean's socks off!
YES OH MY GOD YES
He is a great person why?
1. He has Lego in his name and I love Lego!
2. He never dies well he survives almost anything
3. he can whoop some butt of the enemies in the movie franchise
4. I like his bone and arrows 0_0
He's epicV 6 Comments
Michael Corleone should ranked far higher than 18. He is one of the greatest characters in cinematic history. He was the don.
You know the difference between you and me? I make this look good.
WILL SMITH WILL SMITH WILL SMITH
7 trillion peoples can't be wrong. Harry Potter is a remarkable character because you get to watch him grow from a child to a young man - Vaibhavpbh
I know he originated from a book (fantastic in there) but the portrayal by Daniel Radcliffe was fantastic and he fits the character perfectly and the whole premise of the character and growing up with him and rising up to destiny. He should be higher in my opinion. - idontknow
Harry Potter's personality is one of the best things about the movie. He is brave, nice, smart and cute. He risked his life more than just once. I remember him saving ron and another girl in the goblet of fire.
You want this character in top 15? This character is so boring you know?V 4 Comments
This scruffy, plucky loser scoundrel, who can go from deadly to adorable in the blink of an eye, makes me laugh harder than any character in a straight-up comedy ever could. Despite all the crimes he's committed, we also sympathise with his plight and are so fascinated by how much he can endure that he end up kind of wanting him to win in the end. He's very easy to empathise with.
If you're likewise feisty and a bit awkward, then he's probably the character in a Spaghetti Western you'll end up relating to the most.
Furthermore, he redefined the Mexican Bandito character for a new generation as a sympathetic figure rather than merely a Malicious one.
Hot-headed, temperamental, manipulative, cunning, desperate, animalistic, yet tenacious, goofy, charming, absurdly energetic, absolutely hilarious, and with sort of a warm and welcoming aura about him, this is one of the most interesting movie characters you'll ever see. - SourNote2014
In fact, without Tuco, the movie would not be the cinematic masterpiece it is. He gave the movie a soul.
A genuinely funny character with a lot of depth.
One of the best animated characters ever! - PeeledBanana
Unrelenting emotion and vigor in rags.
Now who doesn't think Robert here did a great job as Freddy? I say no one, especially not Jackie can play Freddy. Robert forever :-)
No one can ever play Freddy as good as Mr. Englund did because he played the role so good people get nightmares without seeing the movie.
Who the bleep thought bleeping mamas boy is better then me!
Best character ever. Sometimes I still get paranoid at night. - birdechosplashV 2 Comments
A very real, flawed, human character, Gang-du was raised in a working class family with neither parent there for him, so he didn't get the proper nutrition he needed, which made him a bit drowsy and a bit stupid. He's certainly clumsy, which caused him to lose his daughter in the first place. He's presented as a character with a lot of pathos, whom no one takes seriously, but whose love for his family is enough for him to break out of a US Government quarantine unit.
He may not be the best family man, but he's got a heart the size of both Koreas and a lot of determination to protect his family, even if he fails at it.
I really pity Gang-du for what he goes through- loses family members, is constantly scolded by his siblings, and is put through quarantine several times. Poor guy! He hardly catches a break throughout the movie.
That said, he's got gumption and heart. How can you not love him?
Also, he's really cute.
Very few other female leads kick butt as Sigourney Weaver did in the Aliens series. Should have won the Oscar in '87.V 1 Comment
He is the best - Spidey2001
Noble and strong-willed, a good example of Kurosawa's feminism.
He may have the highest kill count in Horror, but he's not all bad. He just loves his mother.
Easily enough one of the most iconic horror film characters.
I've heard his hockey mask is a detroit red wings mask.
One of the most terrifying characters of all timeV 1 Comment
Great - PeeledBanana
Orson Welles' portrayal of the wealthy business tycoon literally changed cinema more than any other. Citizen Kane is an insane character study, with one of the most interesting, developed, and best characters ever put to fiction. His character arc is so epic and important. Citizen Kane is a masterpiece in every sense of the word. It is such a powerful portrayal of the man and his corruption. He is the most influential character of film, in the most influential film. And he is the the greatest film character of all time, and his story made the greatest film of all time.
Stephen Fry and Robert Downey Jr have genuine chemistry unlike for example the 2 slags Milla Jovovich and Ali Larter.
Stephen Fry is a joy to watch especially when he's witty as Mycroft in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
You know the voters are more slow witted than you've been leading me to believe Sherley. People are stupid to be voting Jovovich over the witty Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry is a class act which makes kim ideal for Mycroft.V 1 Comment
I would argue that Robert Downey Jr is more charismatic than Benedict Cumberbatch. Which is why his Sherlock is more entertaining.
Shame this list... Downing the legends like hell.
No girl wants to marry a doctor who can't tell if a man's dead or not!
Essentially a hybrid of Iron Man and Jack Sparrow
Wow I'm surprised hayden is so high considering everyone hates his acting as anakin, personally I like him as anakin, he was awesome and is my favourite character of all movie characters
Come on the best Star Wars character he is technicolor no.3 but in the dark side
Why the heck is he on this list.
One of the swaggyiest character
I loved Edward because I related to him so much
The Best Movie Cop Ever should be in the Top 20 and not in the Top 50.
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Top Remixes (46)
2. James Bond - Daniel Craig
3. Indiana Jones - Harrison Ford
2. Vito Corleone - Marlon Brando
3. Tony Montana - Al Pacino
2. Forrest Gump - Tom Hanks
3. Captain Jack Sparrow - Johnny Depp
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