Most Influential Movie Characters

Hernandez1614

The Top Ten

1 The Joker - The Dark Knight The Joker - The Dark Knight 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.

No character besides maybe Bane, provokes so much emotion than Heath Ledger's Joker does.

2 Tony Montana - Scarface Tony Montana - Scarface Antonio Raimundo "Tony" Montana is a fictional character and the villain protagonist of the 1983 film Scarface.

Everybody wants to live like Tony. - Hernandez1614

3 Vito Corleone - The Godfather Vito Corleone - The Godfather Vito Andolini Corleone is a fictional character in Mario Puzo's novel The Godfather and in Francis Ford Coppola's film series based on the novel, where he was portrayed by Marlon Brando in The Godfather and, as a young man, by Robert De Niro in The Godfather Part II.
4 Darth Vader - Star Wars Darth Vader - Star Wars 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.

Who hasn't done a Darth Vader impression once in their life - Hernandez1614

5 Hannibal Lecter - Silence of The Lambs Hannibal Lecter - Silence of The Lambs
6 Alex- A Clockwork Orange

Let's hope none of us follow in this kid's footsteps one day. he's a rapist for gosh sakes!

7 Michael Myers - Halloween Michael Myers - Halloween Michael Myers is a character from the Halloween series of slasher films. He first appears in John Carpenter's Halloween as a young boy who murders his older sister, then fifteen years later returns home to murder more teenagers.

One of if not THE innovator of the slasher genre. - Hernandez1614

8 King King - King Kong

Monsters can be villains. Only difference, no talk just destruction. - Hernandez1614

9 Ripley- Alien

I love all of them but Ripley is so cool. I can't ignore her. Ellen Ripley was the first female hero and she's still the first! - Alexandr

V 1 Comment
10 Forrest Gump - Forrest Gump 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.

The Contenders

11 Katniss Everdeen - The Hunger Games Katniss Everdeen - The Hunger Games Katniss Everdeen is a fictional character and the protagonist of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. She is portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence in the film adaptation franchise.
12 Alex Forrest- Fatal Attraction Alex Forrest- Fatal Attraction

I need to be more careful of who I'm engaged with. especially when it comes to marridge!

V 1 Comment
13 Harry Potter - Harry Potter 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.
14 Harry Callahan - Dirty Harry
15 Rocky Balboa - Rocky
16 Travis Bickle - Taxi Driver Travis Bickle - Taxi Driver
17 Indiana Jones - Raiders of the Lost Ark Indiana Jones - Raiders of the Lost Ark Dr. Henry Walton "Indiana" Jones, Jr., often shortened to "Indy", is the title character of the Indiana Jones franchise.
18 John McClane - Die Hard John McClane - Die Hard John McClane is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Die Hard film series. He is portrayed by Bruce Willis.

I was shocked when didn't see him on the list. The first Die Hard movie inspired so many other films. I can call more than 200 rip offs. McClane is cool, always has been and always will be. Superb franchise! - Alexandr

19 Alice - Resident Evil

Some people hate her, some people love her but the truth is that Alice is memorable and influential. I love the way she kicks asses - Alexandr

20 Popeye Doyle - The French Connection Popeye Doyle - The French Connection
BAdd New Item
7129

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Top Ten Greatest Movie Characters Top 10 Sexiest Female Movie Characters Best Horror Movie Characters Top Ten Best Movie Characters Top Ten Most Badass Movie Characters

List StatsUpdated 18 Oct 2017

38 listings
4 years, 270 days old

Top Remixes

1. The Joker - The Dark Knight
2. Tony Montana - Scarface
3. Vito Corleone - The Godfather
Hernandez1614

WRemix

Posts

Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P