Top Ten Greatest Movie Characters
The Top Ten
Yep. At least my favourite. A simple lovable man intertwined with some of the biggest moments in the 20th century.
Tom Hanks is just amazing
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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!20 Comments
monumental performance, what an amazing character
It was a hard choice, a lot of these actors stand out in their own way, but Heath Ledger takes the cake.
The best complete performance ever, you'll be always missed, Heath
He is better than Forrest Gump
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"
But why is the rum gone?
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...
The picture of him alone is all you need to recognize him and the film.
Vito is by far the best - iliekpiez
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.6 Comments
What is he doing down HERE! 5th? He should be 1st! (Much better than all of the above) - BloodFang
People wake up Indiana jones should be 1!
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 it17 Comments
Han shot first.
Cool character. Hero. Smuggler. Earns more than 7th place! - BloodFang
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!10 Comments
James bond will and should always be first
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
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. - SuperMugen956 Comments
He literally brought a franchise to life and should be much higher
He is more famous in India
I love Loki
I love Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, in my opinion he will always be number 1 - Sa2617 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! '5 Comments
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
I seriously don't understand how Hannibal Lecter is this low on this list. The performance by Anthony Hopkins was creepy and unsettling even when he wasn't doing anything.8 Comments
15 that is way too high for her I found this series and the character overrated There are characters way better than her: Hermione Granger, Finnick Odair,Clove, Cato, Harry Potter, Severus Snape, Darth Vader, Han Solo, Legolas, Gandalf, and much more. Let me guess I am getting hate for offending your precious character and book just go read Battle Royal which The Hunger Games just ripped off
She should be higher than this she is an inspirational character and always tries to do the right thing. - thalia_thatsme
You really feel what she's going through, yet you can't help but cheer when she makes it. What a spirit! What an incredible character!
Way to go Katniss. A modern day role model5 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!
Spider pig, spider pig does whatever a spider pig does3 Comments
Norman made you hate, emphasize, and fear all the nerds guys.
The character is sick, but the actor is such a hottie! - lannypetersong
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.
Norman only nr 20 and katniss higher? you have got to be kidding me!2 Comments
Tuco always bounces back. He will always find a way. That is why we love him.!
He is funny,determined and always plucky!
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.2 Comments
One of the best animated characters ever! - PeeledBanana
Michael Corleone should ranked far higher than 18. He is one of the greatest characters in cinematic history. He was the don.
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!
Unrelenting emotion and vigor in rags.
yep - CedreticFomento
Most iconic character ever.
How is this behind so many clowns? - gaali121
Missing this one is a joke.2 Comments
I said seagulls, mph! Stop it now!
Joker breaked Batman's mind but bane breaked both mind and body..and put him in a prison..remember those words "you merely adopted the dark I was born in it moulded by it.."
Dude, this guy should be in da top ten along with Aragorn. - Ash_lovesLOTR
Not a fan of legolas but its lord of the rings so I have to
The lord of the rings knocks the pirates of the carribean's socks off!
YES OH MY GOD YES8 Comments
He's basically a philosopher. Everything he say takes some time to process, but once it sinks in, it really changes you. Also, he's not just a character but a figment of "Jack's" imagination.
I'm a huge joker fan, but surely this character must be in top5... Brad Pitt at his best
He is the best movie character because everyone wants to look like him he is the ultimate movie character
This badass deserves to be in top 511 Comments
The most 'Frightening Cyborg' ever. It wouldn't cease, until it reached its Target.
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
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.
"Don't wash your dirty underwear in public." I love that line.
JACK NICKOLSONS BEST PREFORMENACE MY FAVORITE MOVIE
You know the difference between you and me? I make this look good.
WILL SMITH WILL SMITH WILL SMITH
Very few other female leads kick butt as Sigourney Weaver did in the Aliens series. Should have won the Oscar in '87.
Allthough lord of the rings is my fave film series ellen ripley is the most kick ass hero of all time, stronger than most male heros,
GET AWAY FROM HER YOU BIT*H
Noble and strong-willed, a good example of Kurosawa's feminism.
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!
Freddy truly is your worst nightmare.1 Comment
Best character in the whole world should be number 1
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
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.
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. - idontknow5 Comments
He is godlike.
One of the most terrifying characters of all time
A teenager who beats, rapes, and murders innocent people but does it for a living. He has a lust for life because of it.
Mister Anderson...nice suit, mine matches
Keanu played Neo really well.
Nei should use ones and zeros to go to one
I was torn between joker, Forrest Gump, and Homer Simpson, but you have to give credit to Keanu Reeves for finally finding a role that actually suits him.1 Comment
Fool of a Took!
Seriously? I had to put him on now? This guys role made the movies. Especially the first. How did orlando blooms legolas make it over gandalf?!
A wizard is never late, he arrives only when he mean to.. And on this list the wizard arrived on 72? Come on! You were supposed to tell his position not his age
I love joker so much. But I think GAndalf the grey is the best character for me2 Comments
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.
"Now you know why they call me Dirty Harry: every dirty job that comes along." - BurnAux
Great - PeeledBanana
I loved Edward because I related to him so much
One of the greatest cinematic characters. It is the symbol of silent movies.
Huh? R you crazy? He should be number 1.. Live long the legend and where r the hobbits and gandalf?
Yeah, down here with all the other great rejects that nobody remember
The best movie character ever, from the Rocky series.
how the hell is he on 74. he must be in top 10
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Top Remixes (54)
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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