The 100 greatest movie characters of all time...

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Before you guys bitch about the list, remember, it's "greatest characters". Not, "most well known or most popular". The people on this list are purely based on fiction and how interesting they are, uniqueness, and originality. The link has some pretty cool descriptions of the characters too.

The 100 Greatest Movie Characters| 100. Martin Riggs | Empire |

100. Martin Riggs - Lethal Weapon 1-4
99. Hal-9000 - 2001: A Space Odyssey
98. Charles Foster Kane - Citizen Kane
97. Clarice Starling - The Silence Of The Lambs
96. Ethan Edwards - The Searchers
95. Freddy Krueger - A Nightmare On Elm Street 1-6, Wes Craven's New Nightmare
94. Buzz Lightyear - Toy Story 1 & 2
93. Martin Q. Blank - Grosse Pointe Blank
92. Randal Graves - Clerks
91. Scarlett O'Hara - Gone With The Wind
90. The Wicked Witch Of The West - The Wizard Of Oz
89. Princess Leia Organa - Star Wars Episode IV-VI
88. Jessica Rabbit - Who Framed Roger Rabbit
87. Dracula - Dracula
86. Roy Batty - Blade Runner
85. Vincenzo Coccotti - True Romance
84. Agent Smith - The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions
83. Mr. Blonde - Reservoir Dogs
82. Marv - Sin City
81. Wolverine - X-Men, X-Men 2, X-Men: The Last Stand
80. Norman Bates - Psycho
79. Boba Fett - The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi
78. Axel Foley - Beverly Hills Cop
77. Ed - Shaun Of The Dead
76. Dr. Emmett Brown - Back To The Future 1-3
75. Marge Gunderson - Fargo
74. E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial
73. Jack Torrance - The Shining
72. V - V for Vendetta
71. Snake Plissken - Escape From New York, Escape From L.A.
70. Atticus Finch - To Kill A Mockingbird
69. Keyser Soze - The Usual Suspects
68. Napolean Dynamite - Napolean Dynamite
67. Frank Booth - Blue Velvet
66. The Bride - Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2
65. White Goodman - Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
64. Withnail - Withnail & I
63. Wall-E - Wall-E
62. Mathilda - Leon
61. R.P. McMurphy - One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
60. Ace Ventura - Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
59. Tommy Devito - Goodfellas
58. Rick Blaine - Casablanca
57. Brick Tamland - Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy
56. Juno MacGuff - Juno
55. Lt. Frank Drebin - The Naked Gun
54. Luke Skywalker - Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi
53. Luke - Cool Hand Luke
52. George Bailey - It's A Wonderful Life
51. Mal Reynolds - Serenity
50. Quint - Jaws
49. Walter Sobchak - The Big Lebowski
48. Tony Stark - Iron Man
47. Blade - Blade, Blade II, Blade: Trinity
46. Anton Chigurh - No Country For Old Men
45. Amelie Poulain - Amelie
44. Peter Venkman - Ghostbusters
43. The Man With No Name - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
42. Alex DeLarge - A Clockwork Orange
41. Mary Poppins - Mary Poppins
40. Patrick Bateman - American Psycho
39. Marty McFly - Back to The Future 1-3
38. Donnie Darko - Donnie Darko
37. Edward Scissorhands - Edward Scissorhands
36. Harry Potter - Harry Potter 1-6
35. Maximus Decimus Meridius - Gladiator
34. Rocky Balboa - Rocky 1-6
33. Tequila - Hard Bioled
32. Jason Bourne - The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum
31. Aragorn - The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
30. Jigsaw - Saw 1-5
29. Daniel Plainview - There Will Be Blood
28. Gandalf - The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
27. Tony Montana - Scarface
26. Ron Burgundy - Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy
25. Yoda - The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi
24. Ash - Evil Dead I, II & Army of Darkness
23. Harry Callahan - Dirty Harry
22. Ellis 'Red' Redding - The Shawshank Redemption
21. Michael Corleone - The Godfather Parts I-III
20. Forrest Gump - Forrest Gump
19. Jules Winnfield - Pulp Fiction
18. Travis Bickle - Taxi Driver
17. Hans Gruber - Die Hard
16. Neo - The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions
15. Ferris Bueller - Ferris Bueller's Day Off
14. The Terminator - The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
13. Gollum - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Return of the King
12. John McClane - Die Hard 1-4
11. James Bond - Goldfinger
10. Vito Corleone - The Godfather
9. Ellen Ripley - Alien 1-4
8. Captain Jack Sparrow - Pirates Of The Caribbean 1-3
7. The Dude - The Big Lebowski
6. Indiana Jones - Indiana Jones 1-4
5. Dr. Hannibal Lecter - The Silence Of The Lambs, Hannibal, Red Dragon
4. Han Solo - Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi
3. The Joker - The Dark Knight
2. Darth Vader - Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jed, Revenge of the Sith
1. Tyler Durden - Fight Club



"You're not your job. You're not how much money you have in the bank. You're not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You're not your fucking khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world." Tyler Durden
Played By: Brad Pitt
Film: Fight Club

Why He's On The List: Tyler Durden is not a nice man. He'll pee in your soup, sleep with your girl, make soap out of your fat and bombs out of your soap, and beat you to a pulp. And yet he's just been voted, against all the odds, the greatest movie character of all time. In truth, it's not hard to see why - for Durden, as created by Brad Pitt, encapsulates that old saying about Bond, "men want to be him, women want to bed him" more perfectly than perhaps even Bond. He's effortlessly stylish, unshakeably cool, and dangerously charismatic. He's a rock star god, a natural-born leader, a trend-setter. He is unrestrained id, he is a monster, he is the very image of modern man (or at least how modern man would like to see himself). He looks like what you want to like, he fucks like you want to fuck, and he is an utterly indelible creation. No. 1? He deserves it, and then some.
Finest Hour: The first night of Fight Club, and Tyler takes to the floor for a little speech about rules...
That list sucks.

While the big lebowski is a cool flick, 'the dude' is certainlyy nothing special... and totally not deserving of the 7th best character ever.

Same thing with Red from shawshank.
quality flick, but, it's not a really unique character by any means...
i'm disappointed that there wasn't a single war movie character on there.

saving private ryan...captain miller (tom hanks)

collateral....vincent (tom cruise)
austin powers...(mike myers)
part of list is good.
no vassili zaitsev from enemy at the gate. :(
no clive owen
Meh, one man's opinion. I do like several. Jack Sparrow is in credibly unique. Emmit Brown is another good one.. Durden, yeah, I'd give him a high spot.
Yes! Brick Tamland made the list!

"I would like to extend to you, an invitation to the pants party..."