Category: top 100 characters

Top 100 Characters 6

Top 100 Characters

1. Charles Foster Kane, CITIZEN KANE 2. Norma Desmond, SUNSET BLVD. 3. The Little Tramp, CITY LIGHTS 4. Michael Corleone, THE GODFATHER 5. Harry Lime, THE THIRD MAN 6. Ellen Ripley, ALIENS 7. Darth Vader, STAR WARS 8. Rick Blaine,...

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1. Charles Foster Kane

played by Orson Welles in Citizen Kane A gargantuan figure, it would be easy to reduce Charles Foster Kane to the larger-than-life image than you see above. To be sure, the character is a huge force in the world he...

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2. Norma Desmond

played by Gloria Swanson in Sunset Blvd. A possessive spider woman, Norma Desmond at first seems like an overgrown child, unable to discern between her needs and desires. We soon discover just how much of a child she is, as...

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3. The Little Tramp

played by Charles Chaplin in City Lights Quite possibly the most inherently iconic character in film history. Everybody knows who Charlie Chaplin is, even if they haven’t seen The Little Tramp in such films as The Gold Rush, Modern Times,...

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4. Michael Corleone

played by Al Pacino in The Godfather Part II Michael Corleone is the embodiment of the American dream. He took full advantage of the privileges of wealth and education that our country has to offer and used them for his...

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5. Harry Lime

played by Orson Welles in The Third Man Few movie characters are as comfortable with their own sin as Harry Lime. With the charm of a talking serpent, Lime is able to justify thievery, fraud, and murder. He soon finds...

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6. Ellen Ripley

played by Sigourney Weaver in Aliens Sigourney Weaver’s character is greater than any costume or special effect. Four movies featuring the most terrifying monster cinema has ever offered and yet she’s the most fascinating thing on the screen. Make no...

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7. Darth Vader

played by David Prowse and voiced by James Earl Jones in Star Wars A perfect creation. The look, voice, and personality of Darth Vader are so perfectly in sync with each other, it’s hard to imagine a better character. This...

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8. Rick Blaine

played by Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca Based on the events of Casablanca, it would appear that tough guy Rick Blaine is a glutton for punishment. He lives in a violent city, deals with criminals, and ultimately sacrifices the love of...