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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 4523  Average listal rating (3053 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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3. Dr. No (1962)
James Bond

Sean Connery
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4. Casablanca (1942)
Rick Blaine

Humphrey Bogart

People who added this item 574  Average listal rating (380 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
5. High Noon (1952)
Will Kane

Gary Cooper

People who added this item 5640  Average listal rating (3861 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
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

People who added this item 1196  Average listal rating (679 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
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 544  Average listal rating (315 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
12. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Tom Joad

Henry Fonda

People who added this item 5017  Average listal rating (3066 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
13. Schindler's List (1993)
Oskar Schindler

Liam Neeson

People who added this item 4884  Average listal rating (3271 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 296  Average listal rating (199 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
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

People who added this item 400  Average listal rating (262 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
19. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Virgil Tibbs

Sidney Poitier

People who added this item 1136  Average listal rating (707 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

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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 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

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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 1827  Average listal rating (1149 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 554  Average listal rating (340 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.1 
29. Patton (1970)
General George Patton

George C. Scott

People who added this item 785  Average listal rating (485 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
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

People who added this item 154  Average listal rating (85 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
35. Sergeant York (1941)
Alvin York

Gary Cooper

People who added this item 324  Average listal rating (203 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 63  Average listal rating (39 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 7.2 
39. Lassie Come Home (1943)
Lassie

Pal

People who added this item 787  Average listal rating (487 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.8 
40. Serpico (1973)
Frank Serpico

Al Pacino
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People who added this item 94  Average listal rating (51 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.7 
41. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
Arthur Chipping

Robert Donat

People who added this item 62  Average listal rating (42 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
42. Boys Town (1938)
Father Edward J. Flanagan

Spencer Tracy

People who added this item 543  Average listal rating (341 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
43. The Ten Commandments (1956)
Moses

Charlton Heston

People who added this item 802  Average listal rating (494 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
44. The French Connection (1971)
Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle

Gene Hackman

People who added this item 83  Average listal rating (53 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.6 
45. The Mark of Zorro (1940)
Zorro

Tyrone Power

People who added this item 4509  Average listal rating (3008 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
46. Batman (1989)
Batman

Michael Keaton
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47. Silkwood (1983)
Karen Silkwood

Meryl Streep

People who added this item 4437  Average listal rating (3044 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 1913  Average listal rating (1166 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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