The Best Movie Characters of All Time Film Characters
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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.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 1
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    most listed
    Indiana Jones

    Indiana Jones franchise More
    100
  2. 2
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    Star Wars universe More
    95
  3. 3
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    the people's #1
    James Bond

    James Bond franchise More
    93
  4. 4
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    Forrest Gump More
    88
  5. 5
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    Pirates of the Caribbean universe More
    88
  6. 6
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    Batman universe More
    85
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    ranked low on reranks
    Han Solo

    Star Wars universe More
    85
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    The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit More
    84
  9. 9
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    Star Wars universe More
    83
  10. 10
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    The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, Red Dragon More
    80
  11. 11
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    The Godfather trilogy More
    80
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    Batman Forever, American Splendor, Movie 43 More
    79
    added by: wiabux
  13. 13
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    The Godfather trilogy More
    75
  14. 14
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    Sergio Leone's Dollars trilogy More
    73
  15. 15
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    Star Wars universe More
    72
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    The Terminator series More
    70
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    Back to the Future trilogy More
    70
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Harry Potter

    Harry Potter universe More
    69
  19. 19
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    Rocky franchise More
    69
  20. 20
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    Die Hard franchise More
    69
  21. 21
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    The Lord of the Rings trilogy More
    66
  22. 22
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    The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit More
    65
  23. 23
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    The Pink Panther franchise More
    65
  24. 24
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    Ultimate Avengers, Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow, The Invincible Iron ... More
    65
  25. 25
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    To Kill a Mockingbird More
    64
  26. 26
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    Scarface More
    63
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    Dracula, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Count Dracula More
    63
  28. 28
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    Edward Scissorhands More
    62
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    Harry Callahan

    Dirty Harry More
    62
  30. 30
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    Gone with the Wind More
    62
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    E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial More
    62
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    The Shining More
    62
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    The Bourne series More
    61
  34. 34
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    Psycho More
    61
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    Rick Blaine

    Casablanca More
    60
  36. 36
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    Fight Club More
    60
  37. 37
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    Rambo franchise More
    60
  38. 38
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Hobbit: There and ... More
    60
  39. 39
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    Harry Potter universe More
    59
  40. 40
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    The Matrix trilogy More
    59
    added by: WilliamMtx
  41. 41
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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off More
    59
    added by: WilliamMtx
  42. 42
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    Harry Potter universe More
    59
  43. 43
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    Lethal Weapon franchise More
    59
  44. 44
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    The Big Lebowski More
    59
  45. 45
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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory More
    57
  46. 46
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    300 More
    57
  47. 47
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    The Shawshank Redemption More
    56
  48. 48
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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest More
    56
  49. 49
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    Gone with the Wind More
    55
  50. 50
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    ranked low on reranks
    Chewbacca

    The Star Wars Holiday Special, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars ... More
    55
    added by: ChangesDownClub
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