Most Memorable Movie Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Vito Corleone (The Godfather) - Marlon Brando Vito Corleone (The Godfather) - Marlon Brando 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.

You come into my house on the day my daughter is to be married, and you ask me to do murder for money - mattgpulinat

2 Han Solo (Star Wars) - Harrison Ford Han Solo (Star Wars) - Harrison Ford Han Solo is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed in films by Harrison Ford. In the original film trilogy, Han and his co-pilot, Chewbacca, become involved in the Rebel Alliance which opposes the Galactic Empire.

1. He is the captain of the greatest vehicle in movie history
2. He gets the girl
3. He's Bad ass
4. He is Played by Harrison Ford
Your argument is invalid - mattgpulinat

3 Michael Corleone (The Godfather) - Al Pacino Michael Corleone (The Godfather) - Al Pacino Michael Corleone is the main character in Mario Puzo's novel The Godfather and the three films based upon it, all directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
4 Hannibal Lecter (Silence of the Lambs) - Anthony Hopkins Hannibal Lecter (Silence of the Lambs) - Anthony Hopkins Dr. Hannibal Lecter is a character in a series of suspense novels by Thomas Harris. Lecter was introduced in the 1981 thriller novel Red Dragon as a forensic psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer.

This Guy is just creepy and awesome at the same time. A serial killer who eats his victims organs. I get the chills just thinking about him - mattgpulinat

This guy gives me nightmares

5 Darth Vader (Star Wars) - David Prowse / James Earl Jones Darth Vader (Star Wars) - David Prowse / James Earl Jones 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.

Why? Cause He is the most well known character in science fiction that's why - mattgpulinat

6 Marty McFly (Back to the Future) - Michael J. Fox
7 Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean) - Johnny Depp Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean) - Johnny Depp Captain Jack Sparrow, played by Johnny Depp, is a fictional character and the main protagonist in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. He is a pirate in the film series.

Its Captain... Captain Jack Sparrow - mattgpulinat

Savvy?

8 Tyler Durden (Fight Club) - Brad Pitt Tyler Durden (Fight Club) -  Brad Pitt

This Chaecter is totally bad ass. The pinnacle of Brad Pitts acting - mattgpulinat

9 Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark) - Harrison Ford Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark) - Harrison Ford Dr. Henry Walton "Indiana" Jones, Jr., often shortened to "Indy", is the title character of the Indiana Jones franchise.
10 The Joker (The Dark Knight) - Heath Ledger The Joker (The Dark Knight) - Heath Ledger 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.

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11 Jules Winnfield (Pulp Fiction) - Samuel L. Jackson Jules Winnfield (Pulp Fiction) - Samuel L. Jackson

No one else in movie history had made me so interested in reading the bible. Ezekiel 27:17 -The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the iniquities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he, who in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness, for he is truly his brother's keeper and the finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon the with great vengeance and furious anger those who would attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know my name is the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon the. " - mattgpulinat

What's up with star wars being number 1 on a lot of these lists makes me sick.Jules is one bad Murtha fu#ka!

12 Tony Stark (Iron Man) - Robert Downey Jr.

Genius, billionaire, playboy philanthropist

13 John McClane (Die Hard) - Bruce Willis John McClane (Die Hard) - Bruce Willis John McClane is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Die Hard film series. He is portrayed by Bruce Willis.
14 Tony Montana (Scarface) - Al Pacino Tony Montana (Scarface) - Al Pacino Antonio Raimundo "Tony" Montana is a fictional character and the villain protagonist of the 1983 film Scarface. V 1 Comment
15 Neo (The Matrix) - Keanu Reeves Neo (The Matrix) - Keanu Reeves Neo is the main protagonist of the Matrix franchise created by the Wachowskis and portrayed by Keanu Reeves.
16 Jack Dawson (Titanic) - Leonardo DiCaprio
17 Rocky Balboa (Rocky) - Sylvester Stallone Rocky Balboa (Rocky) - Sylvester Stallone
18 Regan MacNeil (The Exorcist) - Linda Blair Regan MacNeil (The Exorcist) - Linda Blair Regan Teresa MacNeil is a fictional character from William Peter Blatty's horror novel and film adaptation The Exorcist as a supporting character and its first sequel, Exorcist II: The Heretic and the sequel television series, The Exorcist, as one of the main protagonists in season one. In both films, ...read more.

I'm sure everyone knows this character.

19 Travis Bickle (Taxi Driver) - Robert DeNiro Travis Bickle (Taxi Driver) - Robert DeNiro Travis Bickle, a 26-year-old honorably discharged U.S. Marine, is a lonely, depressed young man living on his own in New York City. He becomes a taxi driver to cope with his chronic insomnia, driving passengers every night around the city's boroughs. He also spends time in porn theaters and keeps a ...read more.
20 Frank Booth (Blue Velvet) - Dennis Hopper
21 Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games) - Jennifer Lawrence Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games) - Jennifer Lawrence 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.
22 James Bond (Skyfall) - Daniel Craig

It should just be James Bond as there is 23 movies not just Skyfall this makes it seem like Skyfall is the only movie

23 Tony Manero (Saturday Night Fever) - John Travolta
24 Popeye Doyle (The French Connection) - Gene Hackman Popeye Doyle (The French Connection) - Gene Hackman
25 Harry Callahan (Dirty Harry) - Clint Eastwood
26 Bree Daniel (Klute) - Jane Fonda
27 Gordon Gekko (Wall Street) - Michael Douglas
28 Jake LaMotta (Raging Bull) - Robert DeNiro Jake LaMotta (Raging Bull) - Robert DeNiro
29 Rupert Pupkin (The King of Comedy) - Robert DeNiro
30 Howard Beale (Network) - Peter Finch
31 Jack Torrance (The Shining) - Jack Nicholson Jack Torrance (The Shining) - Jack Nicholson John Daniel Edward "Jack" Torrance is the main antagonist of Stephen King's horror novel The Shining.

You can never forget Jack Nicholson in this movie, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, and The Departed.

32 Ratso Rizzo (Midnight Cowboy) - Dustin Hoffman
33 Isadora Duncan (Isadora) - Vanessa Redgrave
34 ET (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial)
35 Alfred Borden (The Prestige) - Christian Bale
36 Rick Blaine (Casablanca) - Humphrey Bogart
37 Lester Burnham (American Beauty) - Kevin Spacey
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1. Michael Corleone (The Godfather) - Al Pacino
2. Vito Corleone (The Godfather) - Marlon Brando
3. Marty McFly (Back to the Future) - Michael J. Fox
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1. Darth Vader (Star Wars) - David Prowse / James Earl Jones
2. Tyler Durden (Fight Club) - Brad Pitt
3. Han Solo (Star Wars) - Harrison Ford
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