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
289 53
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Scarface

3
151 43
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Dog Day Afternoon

4
161 55
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148 42
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Carlito's Way: Rise to Power, Carlito's Way

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143 46
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143 47
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128 40
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Serpico

9
118 42
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The Devil's Advocate

10
64 29
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Glengarry Glen Ross

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65 33
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Will Dormer Insomnia

12
68 38
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Any Given Sunday

13
66 31
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Det. Frank Keller Sea of Love

14
60 30
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...And Justice for All

15
39 31
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Lowell Bergman The Insider

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41 29
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Jack Kevorkian You Don't Know Jack

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45 28
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Angels in America

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43 31
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Big Boy Caprice Dick Tracy

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41 25
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Bobby The Panic in Needle Park

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48 40
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Willy Bank Ocean's Thirteen

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43 35
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The Recruit

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The Merchant of Venice

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38 25
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Phil Spector Phil Spector

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26 30
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