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73.6k votersThe Best Movie Characters Of All TimeList of the best movie characters of all time, ranked by film buffs and people like you. This list includes performances by some o...
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16.3k votersThe Greatest Female Characters In Film HistoryList of the best female movie characters of all time, whether young or old. This list includes the best female movie characters to...
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1.4k votersThe Best First Lines Of Famous Film CharactersFirst impressions are everything, especially in the movies. Screenwriters go to great lengths to think of how to introduce charact...
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3.2k votersMovie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super SuitIn the age of the superhero movies, it's easy to forget sometimes that there are tough guys who don't need to hide behind superpow...
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9k votersThe Greatest Kid Characters in FilmList of the greatest kid characters in film. These onscreen children were the best movie personalities in the history of cinema. H...
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82 votersGoofy Side Characters Who Are Low-Key GeniusesThere are few tropes as widespread across cinema as silly side characters who are actually smart. Whether they're a huge goof with...
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80 voters14 Major Movie Characters Who Don't Even Show Up Until The Second HalfSometimes the most important people don’t show up until late in the game. When we think we understand the story and all of its cha...
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100.2k votersThe Greatest Movie Villains Of All TimeIt seems every year, new iconic villains are coming out of the woodwork. While some of us tend to despise movie villains, plenty o...
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53.1k viewsMovie Heroes Who Are The Bad Guy In Someone Else's StoryEvery now and then we see a film that makes us question good and evil, right and wrong. The concepts of villain and hero are often...
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1.6k votersThe Greatest Black Characters In Film HistoryVirgil Tibbs, "Red" Redding, Jules Winnfield... This is a list of the all-time greatest Black characters in film, ranked as the be...
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3.1k votersThe Most Memorable Film Sidekicks EverA list of the most memorable movie sidekicks of all time. The collection of colorful and unique characters in the list below repre...
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32 voters13 Times Tough-Guy Actors Had To Begrudgingly Take Care Of Kids In Movies"Tough guys" are usually revealed to be big ol’ softies - something society has shamed them into hiding beneath their muscle-clad,...
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67 voters13 Truly Heroic Movie Heroes Who Are Straight-Up Hardened CriminalsWe can only root for goody two-shoes for so long. Sometimes, we're just longing for movie heroes who were - or are - criminals. An...
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1k votersThe Most Manipulative Characters in FilmThe word "manipulative" has a natural negative connotation to it. To manipulate does not just mean to convince. It implies an infl...
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2.3k votersThe Whiniest Heroes In Movie HistoryIn most movies, as if by fulfillment of an old adolescent wish, the whole world really does revolve around a single character. And...
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977 votersThe Best Mustaches in FilmWhen men want to show off their dapper, manly style, many opt for the mustache. Though mustaches can easily cross the line from cl...
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725 votersKid Heroes of '90s Movies That You Totally Forgot AboutBad news: you forgot about a whole bunch of kid hero characters in all the best '90s movies. Sure, everyone remembers the higher p...
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1.8k votersThe Greatest Bangs in Movie HistoryBangs. Fringe. Whatever you call it, that hair that hangs down over your forehead can be real hit or miss. People either love bang...
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1k votersManic Pixie Dream Girls You'd Probably DateWhether you know it or not, some of your biggest movie crushes are manic pixie dream girls. Take a look through your DVDs or your ...
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798 votersThe Greatest Characters with No NameWhat are the greatest characters with no names? This list includes great, unforgettable characters as "The Narrator," "The Janitor...