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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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2. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ar... (1981)
Indiana Jones

Portrayed by Harrison Ford
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3. Dr. No (1962)
James Bond

Sean Connery
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4. Casablanca (1942)
Rick Blaine

Humphrey Bogart

People who added this item 616  Average listal rating (409 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
5. High Noon (1952)
Will Kane

Gary Cooper

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6. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Clarice Starling

Jodie Foster
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7. Rocky (1976)
Rocky Balboa

Sylvester Stallone
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8. Aliens (1986)
Ellen Ripley

Sigourney Weaver
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9. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
George Bailey

James Stewart

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10. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
T. E. Lawrence

Peter O'Toole
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11. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Jefferson Smith

James Stewart

People who added this item 585  Average listal rating (344 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
12. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Tom Joad

Henry Fonda

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13. Schindler's List (1993)
Oskar Schindler

Liam Neeson

People who added this item 5071  Average listal rating (3379 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

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16. Shane (1953)
Shane

Alan Ladd

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17. Dirty Harry (1971)
Harry Callahan

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

Errol Flynn

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19. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Virgil Tibbs

Sidney Poitier

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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

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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 & 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

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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 1956  Average listal rating (1224 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating 8.9 
28. 12 Angry Men (1957)
Juror #8

Henry Fonda
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29. Patton (1970)
General George Patton

George C. Scott

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30. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Luke Jackson

Paul Newman

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31. Erin Brockovich (2000)
Erin Brockovich

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

Humphrey Bogart

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33. Fargo (1996)
Marge Gunderson

Frances McDormand
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34. Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
Tarzan

Johnny Weissmuller

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35. Sergeant York (1941)
Alvin York

Gary Cooper

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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

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39. Lassie Come Home (1943)
Lassie

Pal

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40. Serpico (1973)
Frank Serpico

Al Pacino
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41. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
Arthur Chipping

Robert Donat

People who added this item 67  Average listal rating (44 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.3 
42. Boys Town (1938)
Father Edward J. Flanagan

Spencer Tracy

People who added this item 578  Average listal rating (364 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
43. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Moses

Charlton Heston

People who added this item 876  Average listal rating (545 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
44. The French Connection (1971)
Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle

Gene Hackman

People who added this item 95  Average listal rating (65 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.6 
45. The Mark of Zorro (1940)
Zorro

Tyrone Power

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46. Batman (1989)
Batman

Michael Keaton
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47. Silkwood (1983)
Karen Silkwood

Meryl Streep

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48. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
The Terminator

Arnold Schwarzenegger
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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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