Film Characters The Best Al Pacino Characters  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Al Pacino character or performance, which doesn't have to be his best movie.

Here are the best Al Pacino characters, ordered from best to worst along with movie trailers or clips. These performances are in order of how many times they've been upvoted, so only the most amazing roles played by Al Pacino are at the top of the list. The characters below include both film and television appearances, making it the most accurate ranking of Al Pacino's roles. Everything from Tony Montana to Lt. Vincent Hanna is included on this list.

A Hollywood star for over fifty years, Al Pacino has won many awards for his performances, including an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. Best known for his gangster roles like his highly acclaimed performance as Michael Corleone in The Godfather films, Al Pacino has also starred in comedies and romantic dramas as well.

If you think the best Al Pacino performance isn't as high as it should be, then vote it up so that it has a chance to make it to the top. You can also make your own version of this greatest Al Pacino roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.

If you're wondering, "Who is the best Al Pacino character?" or "What are the top Al Pacino performances of all time?" then this list will answer your questions.

 

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The Godfather Part II, The Godfather Part III, The Godfather

2
264 42
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Scarface

3
138 35
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Dog Day Afternoon

4
132 36
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136 40
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121 33
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Serpico

7
147 47
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137 37
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Carlito's Way: Rise to Power, Carlito's Way

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108 35
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The Devil's Advocate

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60 21
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Glengarry Glen Ross

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62 24
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Det. Frank Keller Sea of Love

12
64 32
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Any Given Sunday

13
58 27
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Will Dormer Insomnia

14
54 24
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...And Justice for All

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41 24
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Big Boy Caprice Dick Tracy

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47 30
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Willy Bank Ocean's Thirteen

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Jack Kevorkian You Don't Know Jack

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Lowell Bergman The Insider

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38 18
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Bobby The Panic in Needle Park

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41 22
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Angels in America

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41 28
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The Recruit

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The Merchant of Venice

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34 17
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Val Stand Up Guys

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26 23
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Phil Spector Phil Spector

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30 26
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Rooster Righteous Kill

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18 24
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88 Minutes

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clash1977 added Steve Burns Cruising

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Looking for Richard

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Two for the Money

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clash1977 added Mayor John Pappas City Hall

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Ivan Travalian Author! Author!

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Viktor Taransky S1m0ne

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Bobby Deerfield Bobby Deerfield

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Detective Charles Stanford The Son of No One

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16 20
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Eli Wurman People I Know

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Abrams Misconduct

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13 18
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Danny Collins Danny Collins

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11 18
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Chinese Coffee

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16 25
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Starkman Gigli

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Simon Axler The Humbling

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Herod Salomé

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A.J. Manglehorn Manglehorn

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Jack and Jill