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Empire's 100 greatest film characters

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People who added this item 2029 Average listal rating (1371 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
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 4009 Average listal rating (2421 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 2608 Average listal rating (1502 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
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."
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People who added this item 6320 Average listal rating (4264 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
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 736 Average listal rating (496 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
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."
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People who added this item 2696 Average listal rating (1675 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
Freddy Krueger



"You're all my children now!"
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People who added this item 7359 Average listal rating (4815 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.3
Toy Story (1995)
Buzz Lightyear



"To infinite and beyond!"
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People who added this item 683 Average listal rating (440 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.4
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 2205 Average listal rating (1400 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
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 2382 Average listal rating (1363 ratings) 7.8 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 3557 Average listal rating (2259 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.1
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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People who added this item 3661 Average listal rating (2397 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7
Jessica Rabbit



"I'm not bad; I'm just drawn that way."
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People who added this item 862 Average listal rating (512 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Dracula (1931)
Dracula



"Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make."
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People who added this item 4162 Average listal rating (2660 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.2
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 1678 Average listal rating (1052 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
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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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 5031 Average listal rating (3291 ratings) 8.2 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 6164 Average listal rating (4075 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
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 6522 Average listal rating (4345 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.4
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 3921 Average listal rating (2487 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
Psycho (1960)
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 1756 Average listal rating (1126 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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People who added this item 3723 Average listal rating (2535 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Ed



"Who died and made you fucking king of the zombies?"
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People who added this item 4134 Average listal rating (2775 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Dr. Emmett Brown



"Great Scott!"
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People who added this item 3272 Average listal rating (2136 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
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."
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People who added this item 6276 Average listal rating (4088 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.9
E.T.



"E.T. phone home."
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People who added this item 6144 Average listal rating (4038 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
The Shining (1980)
Jack Torrance



"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."
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People who added this item 7054 Average listal rating (4544 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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People who added this item 1319 Average listal rating (873 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
Snake Plisskin



"I don't give a fuck about your war - or your President!"
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People who added this item 1795 Average listal rating (1048 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3
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 3502 Average listal rating (2279 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 2296 Average listal rating (1495 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 2238 Average listal rating (1332 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
Blue Velvet (1986)
Frank Booth



"Baby wants to fuck! Baby wants to fuck Blue Velvet!"
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People who added this item 7676 Average listal rating (4940 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 2303 Average listal rating (1533 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.7
Dodgeball (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 473 Average listal rating (259 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
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."
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People who added this item 5057 Average listal rating (3323 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.4
WALL·E (2008)
Wall-E



"Ta-da!"
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People who added this item 4342 Average listal rating (2876 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.6
Mathilda



"Is life always this hard, or is it just when you're a kid?"
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People who added this item 4248 Average listal rating (2714 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 8.7
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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People who added this item 4351 Average listal rating (2859 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.9
Ace Ventura



"Like…a…glove!"
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People who added this item 3975 Average listal rating (2520 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.7
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 3149 Average listal rating (1825 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.5
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 168 Average listal rating (89 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 6.2
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 4789 Average listal rating (3134 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
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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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 (572 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
Luke



"Yeah, well sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand."
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People who added this item 2084 Average listal rating (1289 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 1873 Average listal rating (1198 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
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: 4 years, 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...
Posted: 1 year, 11 months ago at Aug 29 17:15
I think, they actualised the ranking making Indy the top 1 :
http://www.empireonline.com/features/100greatestcharacters/p20

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