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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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Thor is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Thor Ultimate Avengers, Ultimate Avengers 2, Almighty Thor

The Best Disney Princesses The Best and Worst Disney Animated Movies

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Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Spider-Man Spider-Man universe

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Inigo Montoya is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Inigo Montoya The Princess Bride

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Ferris Bueller is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Ferris Bueller Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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Captain America is listed (or ranked) 55 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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Sirius Black is listed (or ranked) 56 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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Groot is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Groot Guardians of the Galaxy

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C-3PO is listed (or ranked) 58 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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Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding The Shawshank Redemption

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Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 60 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) 61 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Superman Man of Steel, Superman, Superman II

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Rubeus Hagrid is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Rubeus Hagrid Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

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Dr. Emmett Brown is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Dr. Emmett Brown Back for the Future trilogy

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Ellen Ripley is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Ellen Ripley Alien universe

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Alfred Pennyworth is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Alfred Pennyworth Batman franchise

The Best Movie Villains of All Time 7 Classic Film Sets That Actually Killed People

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Jason Bourne is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Jason Bourne The Bourne series

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Emmett Brown is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Emmett Brown Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part II

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Jeffrey
The Dude The Big Lebowski

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John Rambo is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
John Rambo Rambo franchise

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Shrek is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Shrek Shrek the Halls, Shrek, Scared Shrekless

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Frodo Baggins is listed (or ranked) 71 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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Jack Torrance is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Jack Torrance The Shining

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Aragorn is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Aragorn The Lord of the Rings trilogy

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WALL·E is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
WALL·E Wall-E

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Count Dracula is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Count Dracula Dracula, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Count Dracula

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Loki is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Loki Thor, Thor: The Dark World, The Avengers

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Hulk is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Hulk The Incredible Hulk Returns, The Incredible Hulk, Ultimate Avengers

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Maximus Decimus Meridius is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time

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Gollum is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Gollum The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit

The All-Time Greatest Pixar Characters The Best Second Careers

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Peter Venkman is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Peter Venkman Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, Ghostbusters III

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Mr. Kesuke Miyagi is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi The Karate Kid, Part II, The Next Karate Kid

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Ronald Weasley is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Ronald Weasley Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2

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Michael Corleone The Godfather trilogy

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Harry Callahan is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Harry Callahan Dirty Harry

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Sarah Connor is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Sarah Connor The Terminator series

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Gimli is listed (or ranked) 86 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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Star-Lord is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Star-Lord Guardians of the Galaxy

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Genie is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Genie Aladdin, Aladdin and the King of Thieves, Arabian Nights

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Zorro is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Zorro The Sign of Zorro, The Mark of Zorro, The Mask of Zorro

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Professor X is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Professor X X-Men universe

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Black Widow is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Black Widow Ultimate Avengers, Ultimate Avengers 2, The Avengers

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Buzz Lightyear is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Buzz Lightyear Toy Story trilogy

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Dorothy Gale is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Dorothy Gale DysEnchanted, The Wizard of Oz, The Wiz

The 20 Most Sexually Aggressive Cartoon Characters The Best Adventure Travel Companies

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Katniss Everdeen is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Katniss Everdeen The Hunger Games

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Norman Bates is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Norman Bates Psycho

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Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Beetlejuice Beetlejuice

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Samwise Gamgee is listed (or ranked) 97 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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Magneto is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Magneto Magneto, X-Men: First Class, X-Men

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Mike Wazowski is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Best Movie Characters of All Time
Mike Wazowski Monsters, Inc., Monsters University

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Boba Fett is listed (or ranked) 100 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