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AFI's 100 Heroes & Villains: Heroes

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1. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Atticus Finch

Portrayed by Gregory Peck
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People who added this item 4609  Average listal rating (3112 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.6 
2. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ar... (1981)
Indiana Jones

Portrayed by Harrison Ford
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People who added this item 1095  Average listal rating (744 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
3. Dr. No (1962)
James Bond

Sean Connery
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People who added this item 2828  Average listal rating (1658 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
4. Casablanca (1942)
Rick Blaine

Humphrey Bogart

People who added this item 594  Average listal rating (392 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
5. High Noon (1952)
Will Kane

Gary Cooper

People who added this item 5781  Average listal rating (3947 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
6. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Clarice Starling

Jodie Foster
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People who added this item 2396  Average listal rating (1576 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.1 
7. Rocky (1976)
Rocky Balboa

Sylvester Stallone
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People who added this item 2885  Average listal rating (2005 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
8. Aliens (1986)
Ellen Ripley

Sigourney Weaver
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People who added this item 1837  Average listal rating (1141 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.7 
9. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
George Bailey

James Stewart

People who added this item 1238  Average listal rating (708 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.4 
10. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
T. E. Lawrence

Peter O'Toole
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People who added this item 675  Average listal rating (416 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.3 
11. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Jefferson Smith

James Stewart

People who added this item 572  Average listal rating (335 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
12. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Tom Joad

Henry Fonda

People who added this item 5130  Average listal rating (3133 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
13. Schindler's List (1993)
Oskar Schindler

Liam Neeson

People who added this item 4990  Average listal rating (3342 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
14. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Ba... (1980)
Han Solo

Harrison Ford
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15. Norma Rae (1979)
Norma Rae

Sally Field

People who added this item 306  Average listal rating (206 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
16. Shane (1953)
Shane

Alan Ladd

People who added this item 1280  Average listal rating (810 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.8 
17. Dirty Harry (1971)
Harry Callahan

Clint Eastwood
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18. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Robin Hood

Errol Flynn

People who added this item 417  Average listal rating (274 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
19. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Virgil Tibbs

Sidney Poitier

People who added this item 1166  Average listal rating (736 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
20. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Butch & Sundance

Paul Newman & Robert Redford
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21. Gandhi (1982)
Mahatma Gandhi

Ben Kingsley

People who added this item 1142  Average listal rating (696 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
22. Spartacus (1960)
Spartacus

Kirk Douglas
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23. On the Waterfront (1954)
Terry Malloy

Marlon Brando
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24. Thelma and Louise (1991)
Thelma Dickinson & Louise Sawyer

Geena Davis & Susan Sarandon
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25. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Lou Gehrig

Gary Cooper

People who added this item 1597  Average listal rating (1044 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.4 
26. Superman (1978)
Superman

Christopher Reeve
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27. All the President's Men (1976)
Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein

Robert Redford & Dustin Hoffman

People who added this item 1894  Average listal rating (1190 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating 8.9 
28. 12 Angry Men (1957)
Juror #8

Henry Fonda
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People who added this item 572  Average listal rating (353 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
29. Patton (1970)
General George Patton

George C. Scott

People who added this item 806  Average listal rating (503 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
30. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Luke Jackson

Paul Newman

People who added this item 2389  Average listal rating (1504 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
31. Erin Brockovich (2000)
Erin Brockovich

Julia Robers
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32. The Big Sleep (1946)
Philip Marlowe

Humphrey Bogart

People who added this item 2954  Average listal rating (1949 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
33. Fargo (1996)
Marge Gunderson

Frances McDormand
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People who added this item 67  Average listal rating (45 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
34. Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
Tarzan

Johnny Weissmuller

People who added this item 159  Average listal rating (90 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.8 
35. Sergeant York (1941)
Alvin York

Gary Cooper

People who added this item 338  Average listal rating (212 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.4 
36. True Grit (1969)
Rooster Cogburn

John Wayne

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37. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Obi-Wan Kenobi

Sir Alec Guinness
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38. City Lights (1931)
The Tramp

Charlie Chaplin

People who added this item 68  Average listal rating (41 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 7.2 
39. Lassie Come Home (1943)
Lassie

Pal

People who added this item 819  Average listal rating (511 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
40. Serpico (1973)
Frank Serpico

Al Pacino
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People who added this item 100  Average listal rating (54 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.7 
41. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
Arthur Chipping

Robert Donat

People who added this item 65  Average listal rating (43 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.3 
42. Boys Town (1938)
Father Edward J. Flanagan

Spencer Tracy

People who added this item 559  Average listal rating (355 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
43. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Moses

Charlton Heston

People who added this item 835  Average listal rating (513 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
44. The French Connection (1971)
Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle

Gene Hackman

People who added this item 90  Average listal rating (61 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.6 
45. The Mark of Zorro (1940)
Zorro

Tyrone Power

People who added this item 4581  Average listal rating (3047 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.6 
46. Batman (1989)
Batman

Michael Keaton
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People who added this item 184  Average listal rating (100 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
47. Silkwood (1983)
Karen Silkwood

Meryl Streep

People who added this item 4532  Average listal rating (3102 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.5 
48. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
The Terminator

Arnold Schwarzenegger
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People who added this item 1968  Average listal rating (1202 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.7 
49. Philadelphia (1993)
Andrew Beckett

Tom Hanks
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50. Gladiator (2000)
Maximus Decimus Meridius

Russell Crowe
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In 2003, the American Film Institute compiled a list of the fifty greatest villains and fifty greatest heroes to grace our cinema screens over the past one hundred years. Here is a list of The Heroes.

For the corresponding villain list, click HERE.

Statistics

Actor with the most heroic portrayals:
Gary Cooper
- Will Kane
- Lou Gehrig
- Alvin York

Male:Female Character Ratio
Male Actors: 44
Female Actresses: 8
Non-Human Characters: 2

Heroes based on real-life people
- Alvin York
- Erin Brockovich
- George S. Patton
- Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein
- Lou Gehrig
- Spartacus
- Mahatma Gandhi
- Butch Cassidy & Sundance
- Oskar Schindler
- T. E. Lawrence
- Father Edward J. Flanagan
- Frank Serpico
- Karen Silkwood
- Moses
- Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle

Films that appear on both lists:
- Batman
- It's a Wonderful Life
- Schindler's List
- The Silence of the Lambs

Characters that appear on both lists:
- The Terminator

Actors that appear on both lists:
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
- Al Pacino

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