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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. They are famous movie characters that have inspired fan fiction and fan art; iconic movie characters who have inspired fashion and pop culture; popular movie characters that kids and adults alike aspire to be like. Simply put, they are the best characters ever. Vote for your favorites.
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Dr. Emmett Brown is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Dr. Emmett Brown Back for the Future trilogy

The Best Disney Princesses The Best British Documentaries

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Professor Albus Dumbledore is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Professor Albus Dumbledore Harry Potter universe

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Mike Wazowski is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Mike Wazowski Monsters, Inc. Monsters University

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Harry Callahan is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Harry Callahan Dirty Harry

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Neo is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Neo The Matrix trilogy

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Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes and the House of Fear, Sherlock Holmes in Washington Murder by Decree

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Superman is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Superman Man of Steel, Superman Superman II

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Frodo Baggins is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Frodo Baggins The Hobbit: There and Back Again, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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Spock is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Spock Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Star Trek: The Motion Picture

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Loki is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Loki Thor, Thor: The Dark World The Avengers

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C-3PO is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
C-3PO Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, The Making of Star Wars The Star Wars Holiday Special

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Legolas is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Legolas The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Hobbit: There and Back Again The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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Captain America is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Captain America Captain America, Captain America II: Death Too Soon Captain America

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Inigo Montoya is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Inigo Montoya The Princess Bride

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Sarah Connor is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Sarah Connor The Terminator series

The Best Movie Villains of All Time 75+ Easter Eggs from Every Marvel Movie

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Maximus Decimus Meridius is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time

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Buzz Lightyear is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Buzz Lightyear Toy Story trilogy

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Jeffrey
The Dude The Big Lebowski

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Leonard McCoy is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Leonard McCoy Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

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Sirius Black is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Sirius Black Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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Norman Bates is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Norman Bates Psycho

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Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Black Widow Ultimate Avengers, Ultimate Avengers 2 The Avengers

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Dorothy Gale is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Dorothy Gale DysEnchanted, The Wizard of Oz The Wiz

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Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Beetlejuice Beetlejuice

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Palpatine is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Palpatine Once Upon a Jedi, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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Rey Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

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Wednesday Addams is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Wednesday Addams Addams Family Values, The Addams Family

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John Rambo is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
John Rambo Rambo franchise

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Jean-Luc Picard is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Jean-Luc Picard Star Trek Nemesis, Star Trek: Generations Star Trek: First Contact

The All-Time Greatest Pixar Characters The Conspiracy Theories You Believe Are True

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Aragorn is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Aragorn The Lord of the Rings trilogy

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Thor is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Thor Ultimate Avengers, Ultimate Avengers 2 Almighty Thor

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Peter Venkman is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Peter Venkman Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II Ghostbusters III

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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Spider-Man Spider-Man universe

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Dory is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Dory Finding Nemo

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Luna Lovegood is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Luna Lovegood Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Professor X is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Professor X X-Men universe

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Jason Bourne is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Jason Bourne The Bourne series

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Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Robin Hood Time Bandits, Robin and Marian Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

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Gollum is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Gollum The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit

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Professor Minerva McGonagall is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Professor Minerva McGonagall Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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James P. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
James P. Sullivan Monsters, Inc. Monsters University

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Samwise Gamgee is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Samwise Gamgee The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers The Return of the King

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WALL·E is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
WALL·E Wall-E

The Greatest Animated Disney Villains The Best Saturday Morning Cartoons for Mid-80s - 90s Kids

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Shrek is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Shrek Shrek the Halls, Shrek Scared Shrekless

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Boba Fett is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Boba Fett Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Once Upon a Jedi Dark Redemption

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Gimli is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Gimli The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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Hulk is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Hulk The Incredible Hulk Returns, The Incredible Hulk Ultimate Avengers

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Michael Corleone The Godfather trilogy

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Magneto is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Magneto Magneto, X-Men: First Class X-Men

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Genie is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Genie Aladdin, Aladdin and the King of Thieves Arabian Nights