Top 10 Most Iconic Fictional Characters of All Time

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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.

Alright, who's the bot? - naFrovivuS

Tom Hanks is great but I can't stand this character - MegaSoulhero

Someone votebotted... He is an awesome character but not the most iconic - PeeledBanana

What y is he #1?! - EliHbk

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2 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.

Bugs Bunny! Everyone's favorite classic rabbit including mine! He is very famous now and first appeared in the 1930s! Wow! This bunny has so many famous quotes/lines and I bet you can quote one right now. "What's up doc? ", " Gee, ain't I a stinker? ", and many more quotes/lines! He is impossible to hate and arguably the most recognizable cartoon character of all time! - PeeledBanana

2nd? What's up doc?

3 Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the official mascot of The Walt Disney Company. He was created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks at the Walt Disney Studios in 1928.

The second most famous animated character ever after Bugs Bunny. Mickey Mouse has appeared in over 100 animations! - PeeledBanana

But somehow hated by many... - EliHbk

He was the Second Cartoon Character to ever be made, and he's still around now, he's so Iconic.

He is the mascot of one of the largest movie making companies. - SoldierOfFortune

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4 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.

The most famous superhero, you've known him since you were 3. He first appeared in March 1939 in Detective Comics #27. - PeeledBanana

You don't need powers to be super. - naFrovivuS

Who always pays their taxes not Batman!

He's the most popular superhero ever.I would put Mickey or Bugs,but Batman is too iconic not to vote.

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5 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.

He's the most iconic fictional character in my opinion. Almost everyone around the world knows who Superman is and what he represents. - rapaddict97

The second most iconic superhero, you knew him since you were 4, he first appeared in June 1938 in Action Comics #1. - PeeledBanana

He's goo

Superman is THE reason why modern superheroes exist. He's become the blueprint of establing a modern reconstruction of mythological heroes, with odes from Hercales, Thesus and many others. - CrimsonShark

6 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.

Even though Han Solo is better, Darth Vader is much more iconic. He's only been around since 1977 and he's already so famous! - PeeledBanana

7 Charlie Brown Charlie Brown

Good Grief - JPK

YEAH SQUIDWARD! @@! @@@! @!

8 Super Mario Super 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.

More people in the 90s knew who mario was more than mickey - ikerevievs

9 James Bond James Bond Royal 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.

His name and suit say everything!

"Bond. James Bond." - PeeledBanana

This guy appeared in the 1960s and is now very famous! - PeeledBanana

10 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.

Goku is iconic, but is he really more iconic to everyone in the world, more than: Jason voorhees, Scooby-Doo, Iron Man, Pac-Man, the Hulk, Optimus Prime, and the Joker?...Don't think so.

Dbz made anime more popular in the usa and europe it's the most translated anime in the world besides probably pokemon one piece naruto and bleach and one punch man was inspired by dbz - ikerevievs

DBZ is translated in dozens of languages... that'll give u an idea - EliHbk

The Contenders

11 Donald Duck Donald Duck Donald Duck is a cartoon character created in 1934 at Walt Disney Productions. Donald is an anthropomorphic white duck with a yellow-orange bill, legs, and feet. He typically wears a sailor shirt and cap with a bow tie.

Second most famous Disney animated character. Daffy Duck is great too but it's Donald Duck that takes the cake. - PeeledBanana

12 Fred Flintstone Fred Flintstone Frederick "Fred" Flintstone, is the main character of the animated sitcom The Flintstones, which aired during prime-time on ABC during the original series' run from 1960 to 1966. Fred is the husband of Wilma Flintstone and father of Pebbles Flintstone.
13 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.

Yeah, he is probably one of the most iconic by now. Thanks to his fandom.

14 Joker 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.

Why So Serious!? - JPK

15 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.

He lives

16 Elmo Elmo Elmo is a Muppet character on the children's television show Sesame Street. He is a furry red monster with a falsetto voice, who hosts the last full fifteen-minute segment on Sesame Street, "Elmo's World", which is aimed at toddlers.
17 Peter Pan Peter Pan Peter Pan is a character created by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie. A free spirited and mischievous young boy who can fly and never grows up, Peter Pan spends his never-ending childhood having adventures on the mystical island of Neverland as the leader of the Lost Boys, interacting with ...read more.

This has been rebooted so many times, you've probably first heard of him when you were 6 - PeeledBanana

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

If batman and superman made it to the top 5 then spiderman should at the very least be in the top 10.He is the one that created the term relatable superhero

He shoots "white stuff" from his web shooters between his leggs

He's way more iconic than the bunny guy at number one! - darthvadern

19 Yoda Yoda Yoda is a fictional character in the Star Wars space opera franchise created by George Lucas, first appearing in the 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back.
20 Daffy Duck Daffy Duck Daffy Duck is an animated cartoon character produced by Warner Bros. Styled as an anthropomorphic black duck, the character has appeared in cartoon series such as Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, where he usually has been depicted as the best friend and occasional arch-rival of Bugs Bunny.

I don't care if its shown negatively, I love daffy..

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