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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 1 decade ago

Who are your top ten favorite movie characters?

I'll take any character from any genre, gimmie more than ten if you want.

Currently mine are:

1.Travis Bickle (Taxi Driver)

2.Walter Sobchak (Big Lebowski)

3.Derek Vinyard (American History X)

4.Kakihara (Ichi the Killer)

5.Tyler Durden (Fight Club)


7.Hannibal Lector (Silence of the Lambs)

8.Drexl Spivey (True Romance)

9.Jesus Quintana (Big Lebowski)

10.Karl Childers (Sling Blade)


Cathy: Very good point. Women in hollywood are rarely ever given characters with substance, and even less often allowed to play iconic roles.

Let me throw in Sara Goldfarb from Requiem For a Dream, Dorothy from Wizard Of Oz and Aileen Wuornos from Monster.

Update 2:

Dammit, I forgot Leon from the Proffesional and Fred Fenster from usual suspects. I always want to edit my list as soon as its done.

8 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    1) Hannibal Lector - Silence of the Lambs

    2) Antonio Salieri - Amadeus

    3) Little Zee - City of God

    4) Kambai - Seven Samurai (he is the leader)

    5) Ed Wood - Ed Wood

    6) Captain Hiltz The cooler King - Great Escape

    7) The Dude - The Big Lebowski

    8) Indiana Jones - All of his movies

    9) Lester Burnham - American Beauty

    10) Superman - Just a huge fan and have a Superman arm band tatoo

    11) Carl Spackler - Caddyshack

    12) Bob Harris - Lost in Translation

    13) Rick Blaine - Casablanca

    14) Carrie - Carrie

    15) Alex Forrest - Fatal Attraction

    16) Holly Golightly - Breakfast at Tiffany's

    17) Marge Gunderson - Fargo

    18) Nurse Ratched - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    19) Sera - Leaving Las Vegas

    20) Thelma and Louise

    I got done looked at some other answers and noticed no women. Interesting. So I had to add some to represent.

    Lot of great names on all the lists. I have to rewatch a lot of movies now!

    You are right MarMar I totally missed your list, my bad.

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  • csi83
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    1. James Bond (James Bond series)

    2. Indiana Jones (Indiana Jones trilogy)

    3. Michael Corleone (The Godfather trilogy)

    4. Travis Bickle (Taxi Driver)

    5. Hannibal Lecter (Hannibal series)

    6. Ellen Ripley (Alien series)

    7. Maximus (Gladiator)

    8. John McClane (Die Hard series)

    9. Norman Bates (Psycho)

    10. Jules Winnfield (Pulp Fiction)

    11. Jack Torrance (The Shining)

    12. Keyser Soze (The Usual Suspects)

    13. Tony Montana (Scarface)

    14. Lester Burnham (American Beauty)

    15. Mr Blonde (Reservoir Dogs)

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  • DLG
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    1. Han Solo (original Star Wars trilogy)

    2. Tyler Durden (Fight Club)

    3. Ricky Slade (Made)

    4. Trent Walker (Swingers)

    5. Donnie Darko (Donnie Darko)

    6. Brodie Bruce (Mallrats)

    7. Tie: Bob & Doug McKenzie (Strange Brew)

    8. Tony Manero (Saturday Night Fever)

    9. Leonard Shelby (Memento)

    10. Elvis Presley (Bubba Ho-tep)

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  • 1 decade ago

    1. Tyler Durden - Fight Club

    2. Marla Singer - Fight Club

    3. "The Bride" - Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2

    4. Wesley - The Princess Bride

    5. Inigo Montoya - The Princess Bride

    6. Jules Winnfield - Pulp Fiction

    7. David - The Lost Boys

    8. Gracie Hart - Miss Congeniality

    9. Belle - Beauty & The Beast

    10. Mulan

    EDIT: Um, half of my list are women..."The Bride," Marla Singer, Mulan, Belle, and Gracie Hart. I'm not sure why Cathy's saying there's no women on the lists before hers....

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  • Plano
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    1. Don Corleone

    2. Michael Corleone

    3. Darth Vader

    4. Wallace & Gromit

    5. Hud

    6. Rick and Sam in "Casablanca"

    7. Gordon Gecko

    8. James Bond

    9. King in "Platoon"

    10. Ferris Bueller

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  • 1 decade ago

    Darth Vader (star wars)

    Jason Bourne (series)

    Keiser Soze (Usual Suspects)

    Rhett Butler (GWTW)

    Tyler Durden (Fight Club)

    Josey Wales (Outlaw Josey Wales)

    James Bond (Casino Royale)

    Roy/Aaron (Primal Fear)

    Alonzo Harris (Training Day)

    Bill The Butcher (Gangs of New York)

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    English Bob (Unforgiven)

    Luke (Cool Hand Luke)

    Doc Holliday (Tombstone)

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  • 1 decade ago

    homealone both macauly calkin

    terminator arnie



    bambi thumper

    carryon sidjames an kenwilliams

    xxx xander cage

    porkies there all funny

    laurel anhardy both

    shrek donkey

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