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AFI's 100 Heroes & Villains: Heroes

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Atticus Finch

Portrayed by Gregory Peck
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Indiana Jones

Portrayed by Harrison Ford
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People who added this item 1210 Average listal rating (811 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Dr. No (1962)
James Bond

Sean Connery
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People who added this item 3060 Average listal rating (1789 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Casablanca (1942)
Rick Blaine

Humphrey Bogart
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People who added this item 669 Average listal rating (440 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
High Noon (1952)
Will Kane

Gary Cooper
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People who added this item 6177 Average listal rating (4187 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Clarice Starling

Jodie Foster
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People who added this item 2650 Average listal rating (1727 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.1
Rocky (1976)
Rocky Balboa

Sylvester Stallone
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People who added this item 3145 Average listal rating (2177 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.4
Aliens (1986)
Ellen Ripley

Sigourney Weaver
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People who added this item 2023 Average listal rating (1251 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
George Bailey

James Stewart
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People who added this item 1368 Average listal rating (784 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.4
T. E. Lawrence

Peter O'Toole
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People who added this item 747 Average listal rating (459 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
Jefferson Smith

James Stewart
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People who added this item 638 Average listal rating (376 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1
Tom Joad

Henry Fonda
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People who added this item 5481 Average listal rating (3325 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
Oskar Schindler

Liam Neeson
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Han Solo

Harrison Ford
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People who added this item 134 Average listal rating (71 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.4
Norma Rae (1979)
Norma Rae

Sally Field
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People who added this item 348 Average listal rating (235 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
Shane (1953)
Shane

Alan Ladd
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People who added this item 1411 Average listal rating (881 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.8
Dirty Harry (1971)
Harry Callahan

Clint Eastwood
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People who added this item 531 Average listal rating (337 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
Robin Hood

Errol Flynn
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People who added this item 470 Average listal rating (311 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
Virgil Tibbs

Sidney Poitier
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Butch & Sundance

Paul Newman & Robert Redford
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People who added this item 1296 Average listal rating (720 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1
Gandhi (1982)
Mahatma Gandhi

Ben Kingsley
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People who added this item 1239 Average listal rating (751 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
Spartacus (1960)
Spartacus

Kirk Douglas
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Terry Malloy

Marlon Brando
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Thelma Dickinson & Louise Sawyer

Geena Davis & Susan Sarandon
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People who added this item 105 Average listal rating (61 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
Lou Gehrig

Gary Cooper
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People who added this item 1724 Average listal rating (1120 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
Superman (1978)
Superman

Christopher Reeve
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People who added this item 943 Average listal rating (569 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein

Robert Redford & Dustin Hoffman
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People who added this item 2122 Average listal rating (1316 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 8.9
12 Angry Men (1957)
Juror #8

Henry Fonda
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People who added this item 626 Average listal rating (389 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
Patton (1970)
General George Patton

George C. Scott
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People who added this item 903 Average listal rating (566 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
Luke Jackson

Paul Newman
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People who added this item 2512 Average listal rating (1570 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Erin Brockovich

Julia Robers
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People who added this item 816 Average listal rating (508 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
The Big Sleep (1946)
Philip Marlowe

Humphrey Bogart
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People who added this item 3194 Average listal rating (2093 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Fargo (1996)
Marge Gunderson

Frances McDormand
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People who added this item 78 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Tarzan

Johnny Weissmuller
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People who added this item 183 Average listal rating (100 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Sergeant York (1941)
Alvin York

Gary Cooper
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People who added this item 376 Average listal rating (238 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.4
True Grit (1969)
Rooster Cogburn

John Wayne
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Obi-Wan Kenobi

Sir Alec Guinness
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People who added this item 1193 Average listal rating (719 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 8.6
City Lights (1931)
The Tramp

Charlie Chaplin
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People who added this item 76 Average listal rating (45 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
Lassie

Pal
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People who added this item 916 Average listal rating (574 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
Serpico (1973)
Frank Serpico

Al Pacino
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People who added this item 109 Average listal rating (61 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Arthur Chipping

Robert Donat
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People who added this item 70 Average listal rating (45 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
Boys Town (1938)
Father Edward J. Flanagan

Spencer Tracy
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People who added this item 631 Average listal rating (399 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
Moses

Charlton Heston
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People who added this item 963 Average listal rating (598 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle

Gene Hackman
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People who added this item 109 Average listal rating (76 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6
Zorro

Tyrone Power
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People who added this item 4867 Average listal rating (3219 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Batman (1989)
Batman

Michael Keaton
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People who added this item 203 Average listal rating (112 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2
Silkwood (1983)
Karen Silkwood

Meryl Streep
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People who added this item 4898 Average listal rating (3319 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.5
The Terminator

Arnold Schwarzenegger
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People who added this item 2108 Average listal rating (1286 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Andrew Beckett

Tom Hanks
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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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