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Empire's 100 greatest film characters

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People who added this item 2032 Average listal rating (1381 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Martin Riggs



"You have the right to remain unconscious. Anything you say ain't gonna be much."
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People who added this item 4023 Average listal rating (2496 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
Hal-9000



"I'm afraid. I'm afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I'm a... fraid."
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People who added this item 2618 Average listal rating (1551 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
Charles Foster Kane



"You're right, I did lose a million dollars last year. I expect to lose a million dollars this year. I expect to lose a million dollars next year. You know, Mr. Thatcher, at the rate of a million dollars a year, I'll have to close this place in...60 years."
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Clarice Starling



"You see a lot, Doctor. But are you strong enough to point that high-powered perception at yourself? What about it? Why don't you--why don't you look at yourself and write down what you see? Or maybe you're afraid to."
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Ethan Edwards



"Injun will chase a thing till he thinks he's chased it enough. Then he quits. Same way when he runs. Seems like he never learns there's such a thing as a critter that'll just keep comin' on. So we'll find 'em in the end, I promise you. We'll find 'em. Just as sure as the turnin' of the earth."
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Freddy Krueger



"You're all my children now!"
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People who added this item 7382 Average listal rating (4913 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.3
Buzz Lightyear



"To infinite and beyond!"
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Martin Q. Blank



"They all have husbands and wives and children and houses and dogs, and, you know, they've all made themselves a part of something and they can talk about what they do. What am I gonna say? "I killed the president of Paraguay with a fork. How've you been?"
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People who added this item 2209 Average listal rating (1407 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Randall Graves



"This job would be great if it wasn't for the fucking customers."
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People who added this item 2384 Average listal rating (1394 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
Scarlett O'Hara



"I'm going to live through this and when it's all over, I'll never be hungry again. No, nor any of my folk. If I have to lie, steal, cheat or kill. As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again."
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People who added this item 3560 Average listal rating (2289 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
The Wicked Witch of the West



"Just try and stay out of my way. Just try! I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!"
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Princess Leia Organa
(there are quite a few from Star Wars IV, V, and VI, and Listal still doesn't let you put movies on twice!)



"Why, you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking... Nerf herder!"

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Jessica Rabbit



"I'm not bad; I'm just drawn that way."
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People who added this item 865 Average listal rating (529 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Dracula



"Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make."
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People who added this item 4180 Average listal rating (2784 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
Roy Batty



"I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time... like tears in rain. Time... to die."
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People who added this item 1677 Average listal rating (1056 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
Vincenzo Coccotti



"I'm the Anti-Christ. You got me in a vendetta kind of mood. You tell the angels in heaven you never seen evil so singularly personified as you did in the face of the man who killed you."
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People who added this item 9653 Average listal rating (5732 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.7
Agent Smith



"You hear that Mr. Anderson? That is the sound of inevitability. It is the sound of your death. Goodbye, Mr. Anderson."
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People who added this item 5042 Average listal rating (3349 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
Mr. Blonde



"Are you gonna bark all day, little doggie, or are you gonna bite?"
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People who added this item 6170 Average listal rating (4089 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
Marv



"I'll stare the bastard in the face as he screams to God, and I'll laugh harder when he whimpers like a baby. And when his eyes go dead, the hell I send him to will seem like heaven after what I've done to him. I love you, Goldie."
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People who added this item 6533 Average listal rating (4395 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Wolverine



"You know, sometimes when you cage the beast, the beast gets angry."
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People who added this item 3929 Average listal rating (2534 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
Norman Bates



"We all go a little mad sometimes."
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Boba Fett



"He's no good to me dead."
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People who added this item 1759 Average listal rating (1135 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Axel Foley



"Disturbing the peace? I got thrown out of a window! What's the fuckin' charge for getting pushed out of a moving car, huh? Jaywalking?"
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Ed



"Who died and made you fucking king of the zombies?"
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Dr. Emmett Brown



"Great Scott!"
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People who added this item 3278 Average listal rating (2162 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Marge Gunderson



"For what? For a little bit of money. There's more to life than a little money, you know. Don'tchya know that? And here ya are, and it's a beautiful day. Well, I just don't understand it."
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E.T.



"E.T. phone home."
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People who added this item 6156 Average listal rating (4087 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
Jack Torrance



"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."
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People who added this item 7067 Average listal rating (4577 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.2
V



"Voilà! In view, a humble vaudevillian veteran, cast vicariously as both victim and villain by the vicissitudes of Fate. This visage, no mere veneer of vanity, is a vestige of the vox populi, now vacant, vanished. However, this valorous visitation of a by-gone vexation, stands vivified and has vowed to vanquish these venal and virulent vermin van-guarding vice and vouchsafing the violently vicious and voracious violation of volition."
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Snake Plisskin



"I don't give a fuck about your war - or your President!"
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Atticus Finch



"You never really understand a person until you see things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it."
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People who added this item 3508 Average listal rating (2300 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6
Keyser Soze



"The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist. And like that, poof. He's gone."
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People who added this item 2297 Average listal rating (1502 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.9
Napolean Dynamite



"Well, I have all your equipment in my locker. You should probably come get it cause I can't fit my numchucks in there anymore."
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People who added this item 2244 Average listal rating (1344 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
Frank Booth



"Baby wants to fuck! Baby wants to fuck Blue Velvet!"
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People who added this item 7686 Average listal rating (4992 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
The Bride



"As I lay in the back of Buck's truck, trying to will my limbs out of entropy, I could see the faces of the cunts that did this to me and the dicks responsible. Members all of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad. When fortune smiles on something as violent and ugly as revenge, it seems proof like no other, that not only does God exist, you're doing His will."
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People who added this item 2305 Average listal rating (1549 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.7
White Goodman



"Here at Globo Gym, we understand that "Ugliness" and "Fatness" are genetic disorders, much like baldness or necrophilia, and it's only your fault if you don't hate yourself enough to do something about it."
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People who added this item 475 Average listal rating (260 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
Withnail



"Right, here's the plan. First, we go in there and get wrecked, then we eat a pork pie, then we drop some Surmontil-50's each. That way we'll miss out on Monday and come up smiling Tuesday morning."
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People who added this item 5069 Average listal rating (3399 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Wall-E



"Ta-da!"
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Mathilda



"Is life always this hard, or is it just when you're a kid?"
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R.P. McMurphy



"They was giving me ten thousand watts a day, you know, and I'm hot to trot! The next woman takes me on's gonna light up like a pinball machine and pay off in silver dollars!"
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Ace Ventura



"Like…a…glove!"
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People who added this item 3986 Average listal rating (2572 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.7
Tommy DeVito



"You mean, let me understand this cause, ya know maybe it's me, I'm a little fucked up maybe, but I'm funny how, I mean funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh, I'm here to fuckin' amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?"
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People who added this item 3155 Average listal rating (1876 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
Rick Blaine



"I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world."
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Brick Tamland



"I'm Brick Tamland. People seem to like me because I am polite and I am rarely late. I like to eat ice cream and I really enjoy a nice pair of slacks. Years later, a doctor will tell me that I have an I.Q. of 48 and am what some people call mentally retarded."
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People who added this item 4796 Average listal rating (3137 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Juno MacGuff



"I am giving you the gift of life, screaming, pooping life, and you don't even have to be there when it comes out all covered in blood and guts."
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Lt. Frank Drebin



"No... you're right, Ed. A parachute not opening... that's a way to die. Getting caught in the gears of a combine... having your nuts bit off by a Laplander, that's the way I wanna go!"
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Luke Skywalker



"The Force runs strong in my family. My father has it. I have it. And... my sister has it. Yes. It's you, Leia."
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People who added this item 918 Average listal rating (582 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.1
Luke



"Yeah, well sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand."
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People who added this item 2090 Average listal rating (1333 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
George Bailey



"Help me, Clarence! Get me back! Get me back, I don't care what happens to me! Get me back to my wife and kids! Help me Clarence, please! Please! I wanna live again. I wanna live again. Please, God, let me live again."
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People who added this item 1877 Average listal rating (1206 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
Mal Reynolds



"This is how it is. Anybody doesn't wanna fly with me any more, this is your port of harbor. There's a lot of fine ways to die. I ain't waiting for the Alliance to choose mine."
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Posted: 5 years, 4 months ago at Feb 20 0:45
Well, the top 3 wouldn't be in my own top 50 and tyler wouldn't make my top 100 but that's just me. ;) There are quite a few characters on this list that Would make my own though. Interesting...
Posted: 2 years, 9 months ago at Aug 29 17:15
I think, they actualised the ranking making Indy the top 1 :
www.empireonline.com/features/100greatestcharacters/p20

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