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The Best Movie Characters of All Time

List of the best movie characters of all time, ranked by film buffs and people like you. This list includes performances by some of the greatest actors of all time in classic films, epic dramas, comedies, action and superhero movies, and many other movie genres. The best characters in film are those unforgettable, magnetic people (or aliens, or self-aware machines) who command the screen. They have spoken some of the most memorable quotes in movie history in ways fans have been trying to emulate ever since. Simply put, they are the best characters ever. Vote for your favorites.
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    most listed Indiana Jones franchise

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  2. 2
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    Star Wars universe

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  3. 3
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    the people's #1 James Bond franchise

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  4. 4
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    The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Pirates of the Caribbean universe

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  6. 6
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Forrest Gump

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    Batman universe

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    ranked low on reranks Star Wars universe

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    ranked low on reranks Star Wars universe

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    added by wiabux Batman Forever, American Splendor, Movie 43

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Godfather trilogy

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  12. 12
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    The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, Red Drago

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  13. 13
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    Star Wars universe

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    Back to the Future trilogy

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    ranked low on reranks Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Godfather trilogy

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    ranked low on reranks The Terminator series

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Harry Potter universe

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    Rocky franchise

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    ranked low on reranks Die Hard franchise

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Shining

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    Ultimate Avengers, Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow, The Invincible Iron ...

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    The Lord of the Rings trilogy

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Hobbit: There and ...

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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    The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit

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    Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star ...

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    Dirty Harry

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Pink Panther franchise

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    added by ryanmcw X-Men universe

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Dracula, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Count Dracula

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    ranked low on reranks & added by ChangesDownClub The Star Wars Holiday Special, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars ...

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    Edward Scissorhands

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    Scarface

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    ranked low on reranks Harry Potter universe

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    To Kill a Mockingbird

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    Harry Potter universe

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    Rambo franchise

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    Fight Club

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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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    added by WilliamMtx The Matrix trilogy

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    Gone with the Wind

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    The Big Lebowski

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    The Bourne series

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    added by ryanmcw Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Crocodile Dundee II, Crocodile Dundee

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    Kill Bill series

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek, Star Trek 2

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    Lethal Weapon franchise

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Casablanca

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