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Empire's 100 greatest film characters

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People who added this item 1825  Average listal rating (1259 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
100. Lethal Weapon (1987)
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 3514  Average listal rating (2130 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
99. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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 2295  Average listal rating (1323 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.4 
98. Citizen Kane (1941)
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."

People who added this item 5747  Average listal rating (3909 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
97. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
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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People who added this item 618  Average listal rating (428 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
96. The Searchers (1956)
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."

People who added this item 2350  Average listal rating (1482 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.5 
95. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Freddy Krueger



"You're all my children now!"

People who added this item 6564  Average listal rating (4355 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.3 
94. Toy Story (1995)
Buzz Lightyear



"To infinite and beyond!"
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People who added this item 635  Average listal rating (413 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
93. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
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?"

People who added this item 2047  Average listal rating (1302 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
92. Clerks (1994)
Randall Graves



"This job would be great if it wasn't for the fucking customers."
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People who added this item 2163  Average listal rating (1249 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
91. Gone with the Wind (1939)
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."

People who added this item 3272  Average listal rating (2103 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.1 
90. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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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People who added this item 5094  Average listal rating (3425 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.6 
89. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
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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People who added this item 3236  Average listal rating (2140 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.7 
88. Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)
Jessica Rabbit



"I'm not bad; I'm just drawn that way."
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People who added this item 722  Average listal rating (425 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.7 
87. Dracula (1931)
Dracula



"Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make."

People who added this item 3732  Average listal rating (2412 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
86. Blade Runner (1982)
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 1517  Average listal rating (947 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
85. True Romance (1993)
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 8885  Average listal rating (5244 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.7 
84. The Matrix (1999)
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 4558  Average listal rating (2991 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.4 
83. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Mr. Blonde



"Are you gonna bark all day, little doggie, or are you gonna bite?"
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People who added this item 5715  Average listal rating (3816 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.2 
82. Sin City (2005)
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 6018  Average listal rating (4068 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.4 
81. X-Men (2000)
Wolverine



"You know, sometimes when you cage the beast, the beast gets angry."
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People who added this item 3446  Average listal rating (2188 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.6 
80. Psycho (1960)
Norman Bates



"We all go a little mad sometimes."
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People who added this item 4590  Average listal rating (3103 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.4 
79. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Boba Fett



"He's no good to me dead."
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People who added this item 1605  Average listal rating (1049 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.3 
78. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
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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People who added this item 3370  Average listal rating (2330 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
77. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Ed



"Who died and made you fucking king of the zombies?"

People who added this item 3689  Average listal rating (2502 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.4 
76. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Dr. Emmett Brown



"Great Scott!"
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People who added this item 2924  Average listal rating (1919 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
75. Fargo (1996)
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."

People who added this item 5762  Average listal rating (3805 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.9 
74. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
E.T.



"E.T. phone home."
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People who added this item 5547  Average listal rating (3678 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.5 
73. The Shining (1980)
Jack Torrance



"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."
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People who added this item 6464  Average listal rating (4223 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.2 
72. V for Vendetta (2005)
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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People who added this item 1161  Average listal rating (774 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
71. Escape from New York (1981)
Snake Plisskin



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

People who added this item 1566  Average listal rating (904 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
70. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
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."

People who added this item 3167  Average listal rating (2064 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.7 
69. The Usual Suspects (1995)
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 2147  Average listal rating (1411 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.9 
68. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
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 1986  Average listal rating (1188 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.8 
67. Blue Velvet (1986)
Frank Booth



"Baby wants to fuck! Baby wants to fuck Blue Velvet!"

People who added this item 7108  Average listal rating (4605 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.2 
66. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
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 2139  Average listal rating (1442 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.7 
65. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
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 417  Average listal rating (224 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
64. Withnail & I (1987)
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."

People who added this item 4337  Average listal rating (2862 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
63. WALL·E (2008)
Wall-E



"Ta-da!"

People who added this item 3840  Average listal rating (2582 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.6 
62. Léon: The Professional (1994)
Mathilda



"Is life always this hard, or is it just when you're a kid?"
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People who added this item 3821  Average listal rating (2459 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating 8.8 
61. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
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!"

People who added this item 4064  Average listal rating (2714 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.9 
60. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Ace Ventura



"Like…a…glove!"
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People who added this item 3537  Average listal rating (2252 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.7 
59. GoodFellas (1990)
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 2814  Average listal rating (1641 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
58. Casablanca (1942)
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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People who added this item 159  Average listal rating (87 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating 6.2 
57. Wake-Up Ron Burgundy (2004)
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."

People who added this item 4398  Average listal rating (2895 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
56. Juno (2007)
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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People who added this item 1458  Average listal rating (1005 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.6 
55. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squa... (1988)
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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People who added this item 4963  Average listal rating (3317 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
54. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Ba... (1980)
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 802  Average listal rating (501 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
53. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Luke



"Yeah, well sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand."

People who added this item 1827  Average listal rating (1130 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.7 
52. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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."

People who added this item 1700  Average listal rating (1083 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
51. Serenity (2005)
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: 1 year, 6 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...

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