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Los 100 grandes personajes del cine

Los 100 grandes personajes del cine

Publicada el 25.01.2014 a las 12:35h.

En el cine se necesita un guionista, un actor y un director para lograr que un personaje trascienda. Esta lista muestra 100 personajes destacados, según empireonline (abajo les dejo enlace directo), no intervine pero creo que faltan muchos otros así que dejaré la opción de añadir elemento nuevo para que suban al que les plazca, con la premisa de que haya sido de impacto en el cine. En cada elemento podrán encontrar la frase distintiva del personaje, la película y el por qué de su inclusión... (continuar leyendo)

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Johnny Depp como Capitan Sparrow

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Johnny Depp como Capitan Sparrow

"I think we've all arrived at a very special place. Spiritually, ecumenically, grammatically." Captain Jack Sparrow Played By: Johnny Depp Film: Pirates Of The Caribbean 1-3 Why He's On The List: If you had told Johnny Depp, just before he opened the script of Pirates Of The Caribbean... Ver mas
"I think we've all arrived at a very special place. Spiritually, ecumenically, grammatically." Captain Jack Sparrow

Played By: Johnny Depp
Film: Pirates Of The Caribbean 1-3

Why He's On The List: If you had told Johnny Depp, just before he opened the script of Pirates Of The Caribbean, that a movie based on a Disney theme park ride would provide him with his most unforgettable character, he'd probably have told you to eff off. But there you go: the dandyish, dishevelled, permanently addled Sparrow was already there on the page, but it was Depp's genius in basically nicking the personality, voice and appearance of his mate, Keith Richards, that brought Cap'n Jack to life and fuelled Pirates' extraordinary success. The rum do on the part of the sequels was sidelining and failing to develop Sparrow in favour of the bland Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley, a mistake that Disney and Bruckheimer are keen to rectify for the forthcoming Pirates 4.

Finest Hour: His drunken, bewildered outrage at discovering that Keira Knightley's Elizabeth Swann has burned all the rum.
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Heath Ledger como El Joker

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Heath Ledger como El Joker

"I'm an agent of chaos." The Joker Played By: Heath Ledger Film: The Dark Knight Why He's On The List: "Some men," remarks Michael Caine's wise old butler, Alfred, "just want to watch the world burn." Which is about as succinct a summary of Heath Ledger's Joker as you can get. There is no... Ver mas
"I'm an agent of chaos." The Joker

Played By: Heath Ledger
Film: The Dark Knight

Why He's On The List: "Some men," remarks Michael Caine's wise old butler, Alfred, "just want to watch the world burn." Which is about as succinct a summary of Heath Ledger's Joker as you can get. There is no rhyme to him, no reason - just an appetite for anarchy, for chaos and for destruction that marks him out as the most terrifying screen psycho in years. Jack Nicholson's Joker was, arguably, even more psychotic than Ledger's, but where he played the white-faced, red-lipped, green-haired clown for laughs, Ledger's aim was to slip, insidiously, under your skin, with his flickering serpent's tongue, penchant for close-up kills and dead, cold eyes. Ledger's Joker is an unstoppable force of nature, and a wonderful testament to the late actor's talent.

Finest Hour: Gatecrashing the Mob meeting, and showcasing a magic trick - "I'm going to make this pencil disappear!" - that most definitely hasn't been sanctioned by the Magic Circle.
Ha recibido 3190 puntos

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Tom Hanks como Forrest Gump

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Tom Hanks como Forrest Gump

"Life is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're gonna get." Forrest Gump Played By: Tom Hanks Film: Forrest Gump Why He's On The List: Good to see Gump so high here, showing that - despite the opprobrium attracted by the movie itself - Forrest hasn't yet been cut down to... Ver mas
"Life is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're gonna get." Forrest Gump

Played By: Tom Hanks
Film: Forrest Gump

Why He's On The List: Good to see Gump so high here, showing that - despite the opprobrium attracted by the movie itself - Forrest hasn't yet been cut down to size. A true one-off, the genius of Tom Hanks' Oscar-winning performance was to show that Gump was more than an idiot, and was instead blessed with a heart so big it made up for deficiencies in other areas.

Finest Hour: Gump's adventures with Lt. Dan and Bubba in Vietnam, if only because it spawned a popular franchise restaurant.
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Sir Anthony Hopkins como Dr. Hannibal Lecter

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Sir Anthony Hopkins como Dr. Hannibal Lecter

"I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner." Dr. Hannibal Lecter Played By: Sir Anthony Hopkins Film: The Silence Of The Lambs, Hannibal, Red Dragon Why He's On The List: A sociopath so notorious he's kept like a trophy by the prison that holds him, it's... Ver mas
"I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner." Dr. Hannibal Lecter

Played By: Sir Anthony Hopkins
Film: The Silence Of The Lambs, Hannibal, Red Dragon

Why He's On The List: A sociopath so notorious he's kept like a trophy by the prison that holds him, it's certainly not a well-kept, unimposing man you're expecting to see at the end of that dank corridor - but that's all in Thomas Harris' sublime original material. What Hopkins brings is that eerie stillness, that unnerving sense of cold, calm calculation. This is because our view of him, other than through the glass, is shaped by stories of his notoriety. All his Lecter need do therefore, is wait for you to make a mistake - and he has a lot of patience. More pure animal than human, it's never demonstrated better than through the stories of his cannibal tendencies. In Lambs, Lecter's character is dependent on a good foil, and therefore owes a significant debt to the similarly well-written Clarice. What we benefit from as an audience then, is a beautifully balanced, carefully built relationship between the two, before the story kicks up a notch and the unthinkable happens...

Finest Hour: His blood-soaked escape.
Ha recibido 2532 puntos

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Johnny Depp como Edward Scissorhands

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Johnny Depp como Edward Scissorhands

"I can't." - Edward's heartbreaking response to Kim's request to hold her. Edward Scissorhands Played By: Johnny Depp Film: Edward Scissorhands Why He's On The List: Only Tim Burton could take a character with wild hair, a white face and scissors for hands and place him at the centre of a... Ver mas
"I can't." - Edward's heartbreaking response to Kim's request to hold her. Edward Scissorhands

Played By: Johnny Depp
Film: Edward Scissorhands

Why He's On The List: Only Tim Burton could take a character with wild hair, a white face and scissors for hands and place him at the centre of a fairytale and not, as you might presume, a horror. Only Johnny Depp, Burton's most trusted weapon, could play that achingly na�ve, trusting manchild and invest him with an innate decency that, come the heartrending ending, will break you in two.

Finest Hour: The poignant, unbearably romantic scene when Edward creates an ice sculpture for Kim (Winona Ryder), while she dances in the resulting snowflakes.
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Daniel Radcliffe como Harry Potter

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Daniel Radcliffe como Harry Potter

Expecto patronum!" Harry Potter Played By: Daniel Radcliffe Film: Harry Potter 1-6 Why He's On The List: Five films down, two (well, three) to go, but clearly Harry Potter has already made an impression with you lot. It's not hard to see why: as played by an increasingly convincing Daniel... Ver mas
Expecto patronum!" Harry Potter

Played By: Daniel Radcliffe
Film: Harry Potter 1-6

Why He's On The List: Five films down, two (well, three) to go, but clearly Harry Potter has already made an impression with you lot. It's not hard to see why: as played by an increasingly convincing Daniel Radcliffe, Harry has morphed before our very eyes from wide-eyed child to embattled, moody teenager and yet managed to remain likeable and sympathetic.

Finest Hour: The last, freezeframed shot of Prisoner Of Azkaban, as Harry flies, carefree and smiling, on his Firebolt.
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Sir Ian McKellen como Gandalf

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Sir Ian McKellen como Gandalf

"So it begins. The great battle of our time." Gandalf Played By: Sir Ian McKellen Film: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Why He's On The List: It's quite a transformation for Gandalf across the span of the Rings trilogy. Sure, leading the charge down to Helm's Deep at the end of The Two... Ver mas
"So it begins. The great battle of our time." Gandalf

Played By: Sir Ian McKellen
Film: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Why He's On The List: It's quite a transformation for Gandalf across the span of the Rings trilogy. Sure, leading the charge down to Helm's Deep at the end of The Two Towers took some beating, but it's in Return of the King that Gandalf the White really gets it together - and not just sprouting wisdom in the quiet bits. Between temporarily deposing the deranged Steward (Denethor), whipping the army of Gondor into shape, and occasionally breaking out the staff to up a can of whupass on a few orcs, he's pretty much the whole action thing covered.

Finest Hour: Covering all bases in the besieged city of Minis Tirith, holding the cities lax defences together.
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Marlon Brando como Vito Corleone

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Marlon Brando como Vito Corleone

"A man that doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man." Vito Corleone Played By: Marlon Brando Film: The Godfather Why He's On The List: Although he's the title character (and Brando is top billed, naturally), it's often a surprise for newcomers to The Godfather to find... Ver mas
"A man that doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man." Vito Corleone

Played By: Marlon Brando
Film: The Godfather

Why He's On The List: Although he's the title character (and Brando is top billed, naturally), it's often a surprise for newcomers to The Godfather to find that Don Vito isn't the primary focus of the film. It's an epic ensemble piece, but it's his youngest son Michael who's the spine of the story. Still, Vito is the one who everybody loves most, as the family man so honourable and dedicated that somehow nobody cares that he's the head of a massive criminal empire. Maybe it's something to do with feeling safe. Brando gives one of his trademark 'performances of a lifetime' (he gave about a half dozen of those, by our count), and there's a nice parallel in the role with the 'old man' providing love and guidance to this collection of next generation stars (Pacino, Caan, Cazale, Shire and Duvall), but it's always, always his show. Don by name, Don by nature.

Finest Hour: After his retirement, advising Michael of how his enemies will move around him.
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Michael J. Fox como Marty McFly

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Michael J. Fox como Marty McFly

"Nobody calls me chicken!" Marty McFly Played By: Michael J. Fox Film: Back to The Future 1-3 Why He's On The List: Goddamn, but Marty McFly is cool. Ace guitarist, ace skateboarder, world-class slacker, hot girlfriend, hangs around with a daffy old boffin without inviting the interest of... Ver mas
"Nobody calls me chicken!" Marty McFly

Played By: Michael J. Fox
Film: Back to The Future 1-3

Why He's On The List: Goddamn, but Marty McFly is cool. Ace guitarist, ace skateboarder, world-class slacker, hot girlfriend, hangs around with a daffy old boffin without inviting the interest of Operation Ore, travels through time in a DeLorean, manages to make his teenage mum fall in love with him, reunites his parents, inspires a teen band - yep, his mojo is working, and then some. Played by any other actor - say, Eric Stoltz - and you might hate the little bugger, but with Michael J. Fox working his cheeky chappy charm to the full, that's not an option.

Finest Hour: Marty gets carried away during Johnny Be Goode.
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Harrison Ford como Indiana Jones

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Harrison Ford como Indiana Jones

"It's not the years, honey - it's the mileage." Indiana Jones Played By: Harrison Ford Film: Raiders Of The Lost Ark Why He's On The List: Hands up any who was ten or under when they first saw Raiders, and didn't want to be an archaeologist afterwards? Liars. The poster promised the... Ver mas
"It's not the years, honey - it's the mileage." Indiana Jones

Played By: Harrison Ford
Film: Raiders Of The Lost Ark

Why He's On The List: Hands up any who was ten or under when they first saw Raiders, and didn't want to be an archaeologist afterwards? Liars. The poster promised the return of great adventure, and they delivered. Of course it would have all been worthless without a great character holding it all together, but boy did they nail that one. You all know the Tom Selleck story by now, but that doesn't make trying to picture anyone but Ford in the role today any easier. So why does Indy work? Well there's no secret to the formula: charming everyman on the side of the angels (quite literally, in this case), involved in high adventure, always triumphing over the odds - not without significant obstacles to overcome - and easy to hate bad guys. Add a laconic sense of humour and a lack of appreciation from those he works for, and you've got the ideal hero. All you need after that is a brilliant script and a production team to match...

Finest Hour: After being thrown through the windshield of a truck and dragged under it, fighting his way back into the cabin, Jones finally gives the Nazi driver a taste of his own medicine.
Ha recibido 2106 puntos

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Sylvester Stallone como Rocky Balboa

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Sylvester Stallone como Rocky Balboa

"All I wanna do is go the distance. Nobody's ever gone the distance with Creed, and if I can go that distance, you see, and that bell rings and I'm still standin', I'm gonna know for the first time in my life, see, that I weren't just another bum from the neighborhood." Rocky Balboa Played By... Ver mas
"All I wanna do is go the distance. Nobody's ever gone the distance with Creed, and if I can go that distance, you see, and that bell rings and I'm still standin', I'm gonna know for the first time in my life, see, that I weren't just another bum from the neighborhood." Rocky Balboa

Played By: Sylvester Stallone
Film: Rocky 1-6

Why He's On The List: With all due respect to John Rambo, Ray Tango and Marion Cobretti, Rocky Balboa remains Sly Stallone's greatest and most heartwarming creation - a true fighter who doesn't know the meaning of the word 'quit' (probably literally, actually). The 30+ years since Rocky have seen comebacks and setbacks aplenty for creator and creation, but the Italian Stallion - na�ve, optimistic, idealistic, lovable - remains the Rock on which Stallone's legend is built.

Finest Hour: The double knockdown, race-against-the-clock finale of Rocky II, followed by Rocky's joyful, not entirely discernible victory speech.
Ha recibido 2047 puntos

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Robert Downey Jr. como Tony Stark

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Robert Downey Jr. como Tony Stark

"This is not the worst thing you've caught me doing." Tony Stark Played By: Robert Downey Jr. Film: Iron Man Why He's On The List: That Stark is one of the newest characters on this list is testament to the performance of Robert Downey Jr., who followed the Johnny Depp/Jack Sparrow model... Ver mas
"This is not the worst thing you've caught me doing." Tony Stark

Played By: Robert Downey Jr.
Film: Iron Man

Why He's On The List: That Stark is one of the newest characters on this list is testament to the performance of Robert Downey Jr., who followed the Johnny Depp/Jack Sparrow model by investing Stark - on paper, a Bruce Wayne billionaire playboy wannabe - with panache and flair and off-beat, improvised humour, turning him into one of the most vital comic book characters around. But there's genuine depth and emotion there, too. The sequels should rock.

Finest Hour: His final press conference
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Russell Crowe como Maximus Decimus Meridius

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Russell Crowe como Maximus Decimus Meridius

"My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next." Maximus Decimus Meridius... Ver mas
"My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next." Maximus Decimus Meridius

Played By: Russell Crowe
Film: Gladiator

Why He's On The List: A mix of Roman history, legend, Shakespeare and old fashioned Hollywood epics, Maximus is about as traditional a tragic hero as you'll find. With everything taken from him by corrupt Emperor Commodus, all he has to fight for is justice, and before he dies, justice is what he shall restore and receive. It was, for Hollywood, a return to the square-jawed non-ironic hero and, for Crowe, the announcement of his status as an A-lister to be reckoned with.

Finest Hour: Fighting a freakin' TIGER.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger como El terminador

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Arnold Schwarzenegger como El terminador

"I'll be back." The Terminator Played By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Film: The Terminator Why He's On The List: In an act of latent irony so thick that even Alanis could appreciate it, O.J. Simpson turned down the role of the titular cold-blooded, glove-wearing killer robot in James Cameron's... Ver mas
"I'll be back." The Terminator

Played By: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Film: The Terminator

Why He's On The List: In an act of latent irony so thick that even Alanis could appreciate it, O.J. Simpson turned down the role of the titular cold-blooded, glove-wearing killer robot in James Cameron's cheapo sci-fi, prompting the director to turn to an Austrian bodybuilder. Best move he ever made, for - thanks to a combo of Big Arnie's implacability (he taught himself not to blink when gunfire was going off), that granite-hewn Austrian accent which invested sparse dialogue with a sense of genuine menace and, of course, that physique - he made The Terminator utterly terrifying and convincingly unstoppable. Hard to imagine Cameron being King of the World, or Arnie King of California, otherwise.

Finest Hour: The cop shop massacre, during which Arnie's T-800 shows that he can't be reasoned with or bargained with. He doesn't feel pain, or pity, or remorse.
Ha recibido 1924 puntos

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Tom Hiddleston como Loki

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Tom Hiddleston como Loki

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David Prowse / James Earl Jones (voz) como Darth Vader

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David Prowse / James Earl Jones (voz) como Darth Vader

"I find your lack of faith disturbing." Darth Vader Played By: David Prowse / James Earl Jones (voice) Film: Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jed, Revenge of the Sith Why He's On The List: To hell with the Emperor - he wasn't even around for most of the action. Darth... Ver mas
"I find your lack of faith disturbing." Darth Vader

Played By: David Prowse / James Earl Jones (voice)
Film: Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jed, Revenge of the Sith

Why He's On The List: To hell with the Emperor - he wasn't even around for most of the action. Darth Vader is, to every child of Star Wars, the supreme badass in the galaxy. He is everything that scares you as a child, cutting a huge, imposing figure, wearing doom-laden black, and breathing through some kind of ominous respirator - surely enough to give any person in their formative years the willies. The masterstroke behind Vader's design is that mask. The cold, expressionless cover is difficult to read, and makes for a much scarier experience than a human face can give. Having the bass tones of James Earl Jones doesn't hurt either. The very definition of simple and effective, something tells us he'll stay near the top of this list for a long time... a long time.

Finest Hour: His entrance.
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Andy Serkis como Gollum

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Andy Serkis como Gollum

"Master is our friend! / You don't have any friends; nobody likes you." Gollum Played By: Andy Serkis Film: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Return of the King Why He's On The List: Similarly to Yoda, our first fascination with Gollum is with his appearance and his strange... Ver mas
"Master is our friend! / You don't have any friends; nobody likes you." Gollum

Played By: Andy Serkis
Film: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Return of the King

Why He's On The List: Similarly to Yoda, our first fascination with Gollum is with his appearance and his strange speech pattern (as well as being a digitally imposed character), but as the second instalment of Lord Of The Rings progresses, it becomes apparent that he's not one person, but two. It's all galvanised by one fascinating, heartbreaking, classic scene, but Serkis' performance continues to consistently display the demented halfling's highly volatile state.

Finest Hour: His two personalities arguing over Frodo's sincerity and fate.
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Viggo Mortensen como Aragorn

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Viggo Mortensen como Aragorn

"I give hope to men. I keep none for myself." Aragorn Played By: Viggo Mortensen Film: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Why He's On The List: Like Gandalf, Aragorn undergoes considerable development across the Rings trilogy, but it's in Return Of The King that Aragorn must confront his... Ver mas
"I give hope to men. I keep none for myself." Aragorn

Played By: Viggo Mortensen
Film: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Why He's On The List: Like Gandalf, Aragorn undergoes considerable development across the Rings trilogy, but it's in Return Of The King that Aragorn must confront his destiny, and ergo that's when the character has most to do. Mortensen owns the part by this stage, and reliably provides great work in a monumental role that requires as much quiet expression from his eyes as it does from being able to swing a sword.

Finest Hour: Leading the charge on the armies of Mordor.
Ha recibido 1794 puntos

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Jack Nicholson como Jack Torrance

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Jack Nicholson como Jack Torrance

"Do you have the slightest idea what moral and ethical dilemma is?" Jack Torrance Played By: Jack Nicholson Film: The Shining Why He's On The List: Some people are born mad, others have madness thrust upon them, like poor Jack. A recovering alcoholic, frustrated novelist and teacher, his... Ver mas
"Do you have the slightest idea what moral and ethical dilemma is?" Jack Torrance

Played By: Jack Nicholson
Film: The Shining

Why He's On The List: Some people are born mad, others have madness thrust upon them, like poor Jack. A recovering alcoholic, frustrated novelist and teacher, his problems are just beginning when he takes his family to manage the upkeep of the Overlook hotel during its winter closure. As its haunting envelopes him, Jack becomes one of the most beautifully unhinged characters of all time.

Finest Hour: The iconic moment when, after he's gone completely ta-ta's, Jack takes to a door with an axe in pursuit of his wife - with grimmest intentions.
Ha recibido 1752 puntos

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Christian Bale como Batman

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Christian Bale como Batman

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Hugh Jackman como Wolverine

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Hugh Jackman como Wolverine

"Hey bub, I'm not finished with you yet." Wolverine Played By: Hugh Jackman Film: X-Men, X-Men 2, X-Men: The Last Stand Why He's On The List: Altogether now: Snikt! Wolverine is the best there is at what he does, which in the movies means mooning after Jean Grey, growling one-liners... Ver mas
"Hey bub, I'm not finished with you yet." Wolverine

Played By: Hugh Jackman
Film: X-Men, X-Men 2, X-Men: The Last Stand

Why He's On The List: Altogether now: Snikt! Wolverine is the best there is at what he does, which in the movies means mooning after Jean Grey, growling one-liners, slicing and dicing evil mutants and being a foot taller and considerably more handsome than his comic book counterpart. Not that it matters - Hugh Jackman, brash yet vulnerable, simply owns the role. He is the best there is at what he does, after all.

Finest Hour: His berserker rage during Stryker's assault on the X-mansion in X2.
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Christopher Lloyd como Dr. Emmett Brown

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Christopher Lloyd como Dr. Emmett Brown

"Great Scott!" Dr. Emmett Brown Played By: Christopher Lloyd Film: Back To The Future 1-3 Why He's On The List: The white hair may be standard issue mad scientist, but Doctor Emmett Brown, creator of the flux capacitor and a man incapable of normal social interaction because his head is... Ver mas
"Great Scott!" Dr. Emmett Brown

Played By: Christopher Lloyd
Film: Back To The Future 1-3

Why He's On The List: The white hair may be standard issue mad scientist, but Doctor Emmett Brown, creator of the flux capacitor and a man incapable of normal social interaction because his head is too busy buzzing with ideas, is a genuinely likeable creation, a world away from stereotypes. So much so that, when he gets shot by Libyans ten minutes in, we're sad even though we've only just met the man. And joyous again when we meet his younger self. Now that's acting.

Finest Hour: "1.21 gigawatts!" The young Doc's spazz-out when he hears the full extent of the energy needed to send Marty back to the future is a sight to behold.
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Robert Englund como Freddy Krueger

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Robert Englund como Freddy Krueger

"You're all my children now!" Freddy Krueger Played By: Robert Englund Film: A Nightmare On Elm Street 1-6, Wes Craven's New Nightmare Why He's On The List: Before he became a vaudevillian villain, dispatching victims while dropping one-liners like a hideously scarred Arnie, Robert... Ver mas
"You're all my children now!" Freddy Krueger

Played By: Robert Englund
Film: A Nightmare On Elm Street 1-6, Wes Craven's New Nightmare

Why He's On The List: Before he became a vaudevillian villain, dispatching victims while dropping one-liners like a hideously scarred Arnie, Robert Englund's Freddie Krueger was a genuinely disturbing menace, a cackling, mocking foe who moved like a spider, and whose threat was not only almost inescapable (close your eyes, you're his) but often disturbingly sexual, and whose one-liners were blunt tools like "I'm gonna kill you slow!" It's not hard to see why he became an icon.

Finest Hour: His tormenting murder of the hapless Tina, dragging her increasingly bloodied body up walls and onto the ceiling.
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Al Pacino como Michael Corleone

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Al Pacino como Michael Corleone

"I don't feel I have to wipe everybody out, Tom. Just my enemies." Michael Corleone Played By: Al Pacino Film: The Godfather Part II Why He's On The List: The first film is dominated by Brando, but the as-good-possibly-even-better sequel is where Pacino really clicks into high gear with... Ver mas
"I don't feel I have to wipe everybody out, Tom. Just my enemies." Michael Corleone

Played By: Al Pacino
Film: The Godfather Part II

Why He's On The List: The first film is dominated by Brando, but the as-good-possibly-even-better sequel is where Pacino really clicks into high gear with his characterisation of the mafia Don. Charting Michael's complete moral demise, it's a devastating, flawless ride with a gut-punch of an ending. How the actor gets sympathy out of the audience by the end is a mystery to all but the masters, but amazing characterisation in the screenplay is probably a start.

Finest Hour: The look of pure rage on his face when wife Kay tells him she had an abortion.
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Julie Andrews como Mary Poppins

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Julie Andrews como Mary Poppins

"In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun, and - SNAP - the job's a game!" Mary Poppins Played By: Julie Andrews Film: Mary Poppins Why She's On The List: Practically perfect in every way is one hell of a boast to make on your CV (Empire tried it once... Ver mas
"In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun, and - SNAP - the job's a game!" Mary Poppins

Played By: Julie Andrews
Film: Mary Poppins

Why She's On The List: Practically perfect in every way is one hell of a boast to make on your CV (Empire tried it once; didn't work), but Julie Andrews' Mary Poppins pulls it off (stop sniggering). Sorry, Jo Frost, but Mary is the original and best supernanny. She can fly, for one. She's got a bottomless bag of tricks, for another, and an endless array of cracking tunes to keep any child in line. And, though Andrews is the very epitome of wholesomeness, there's always the nagging suspicion that, at some point, Dick Van Dyke's Bert swept her chimney. So, she's great with kids and a little naughty? Now that is practically perfect.

Finest Hour: The technicolour overload of Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, with its cartoon penguins and mad Cockneys.
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Uma Thurman como La Novia

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Uma Thurman como La Novia

"I need Japanese steel." The Bride Played By: Uma Thurman Film: Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2 Why She's On The List: For a guy who wrote the sweaty sausagefest that is Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino has been making up for it since with strong female protagonists - and none stronger than The... Ver mas
"I need Japanese steel." The Bride

Played By: Uma Thurman
Film: Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2

Why She's On The List: For a guy who wrote the sweaty sausagefest that is Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino has been making up for it since with strong female protagonists - and none stronger than The Bride, aka Beatrix Kiddo, aka a Q&U creation. The 'U', of course, is Thurman, who has never been better as the single-minded, athletic killing machine, as adept at swinging a sword as she is in suggesting The Bride's inner turmoil.

Finest Hour: The House Of The Blue Leaves massacre, as the Crazy 88s become the Crazy 2 or 3.
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Malcolm McDowell como Alex DeLarge

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Malcolm McDowell como Alex DeLarge

"Come and get one in the yarbles, if you have any yarbles, ya eunuch jelly thou!" Alex DeLarge Played By: Malcolm McDowell Film: A Clockwork Orange Why He's On The List: It's a role that was dripping with controversy from the beginning, but Kubrick could always be trusted to get the right... Ver mas
"Come and get one in the yarbles, if you have any yarbles, ya eunuch jelly thou!" Alex DeLarge

Played By: Malcolm McDowell
Film: A Clockwork Orange

Why He's On The List: It's a role that was dripping with controversy from the beginning, but Kubrick could always be trusted to get the right man for the job and to get the most out of him. Step up Malcolm McDowell, who had already made a frightening impression just a few years earlier on Lindsay Anderson's If..., and well and truly finished the job with teenage sociopath Alex. Being a young man who enjoys rape and violence, even watching the tables turned on him isn't satisfying (the brainwashing technique is clinically brutal), but we've never been so terrified to see someone 'cured'.

Finest Hour: His 'Singin' In The Rain' rendition during a home invasion.
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Keanu Reeves como Neo

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Keanu Reeves como Neo

"I'm going to show these people what you don't want them to see. I'm going to show them a world without you. A world without rules and controls, without borders or boundaries. A world where anything is possible." Neo Played By: Keanu Reeves Film: The Matrix Why He's On The List: In your... Ver mas
"I'm going to show these people what you don't want them to see. I'm going to show them a world without you. A world without rules and controls, without borders or boundaries. A world where anything is possible." Neo

Played By: Keanu Reeves
Film: The Matrix

Why He's On The List: In your average work of drama, it's pretty much a given that the central character has to have a decent arc - y'know, Hero's Journey and all that. Hence the success of Neo, or Thomas Anderson within the Matrix, a man who wakes from the world within a world, and rises to take control. Mentor Morpheus even believes he is 'The One' - classic stuff, which went straight into the zeitgeist.

Finest Hour: Showing us the Matrix in its true form, and at the same time stopping in mid-air the bullets which have just been fired at him.
Ha recibido 1323 puntos

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Jim Carrey como Ace Ventura

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Jim Carrey como Ace Ventura

"Like� a� glove!" Ace Ventura Played By: Jim Carrey Film: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Why He's On The List: Jim Carrey has spent the last decade trying to show that there's more to him than the gurning, madcap, big-haired, manic, wildly energetic, room... Ver mas
"Like� a� glove!" Ace Ventura

Played By: Jim Carrey
Film: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

Why He's On The List: Jim Carrey has spent the last decade trying to show that there's more to him than the gurning, madcap, big-haired, manic, wildly energetic, room-dominating pet detective, a man who quite literally talks through his arse. And while that's undoubtedly true, he's never been funnier than in the first Ventura - hence this list has an Ace up its sleeve.

Finest Hour: His tour-de-force performance in the penthouse suite of the murdered Miami Dolphins coach as he shows the cops exactly where they're going wrong in their investigation.
Ha recibido 1299 puntos

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Al Pacino como Tony Montana

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Al Pacino como Tony Montana

"All I have in this world is my balls and my word, and I don't break them for no-one." Tony Montana Played By: Al Pacino Film: Scarface Why He's On The List: The seminal rise-and-fall gangster tale received a bold makeover from screenwriter Oliver Stone and director Brian De Palma in 1983... Ver mas
"All I have in this world is my balls and my word, and I don't break them for no-one." Tony Montana

Played By: Al Pacino
Film: Scarface

Why He's On The List: The seminal rise-and-fall gangster tale received a bold makeover from screenwriter Oliver Stone and director Brian De Palma in 1983. The market was now the South American drugs trade coming in through Miami, the suits were gaudy, and the central performance from Pacino was huge. Tony's lust for power is never sated because he can never have what he truly wants (his sister). Enormously popular in real gangster circles, especially with rappers.

Finest Hour: His operatic demise.
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Christopher Reeve como Superman

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Christopher Reeve como Superman

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Bruce Willis como John McClane

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Bruce Willis como John McClane

"Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker!" John McClane Played By: Bruce Willis Film: Die Hard 1-4 Why He's On The List: The role that turned TV's Bruce Willis into a movie megastar, John McClane had to be one hell of a character to stop Hans Gruber from swallowing the movie whole. Luckily, he was... Ver mas
"Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker!" John McClane

Played By: Bruce Willis
Film: Die Hard 1-4

Why He's On The List: The role that turned TV's Bruce Willis into a movie megastar, John McClane had to be one hell of a character to stop Hans Gruber from swallowing the movie whole. Luckily, he was - a foul-mouthed, wisecracking, no-nonsense New York cop with an itchy trigger finger, an aversion to Eurotrash terrorists, and a never-say-die spirit. McClane may be hard as nails, but he also has more depth and dimensions than was expected of '80s action heroes.

Finest Hour: His emotional breakdown over the blower to Sgt. Al Powell (Reginald Veljohnsen). Hard to imagine Arnie doing the same...
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Harrison Ford como Han Solo

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Harrison Ford como Han Solo

"Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid." Han Solo Played By: Harrison Ford Film: Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi Why He's On The List: As Jesus Christ proved on more than one occasion, carpenters can make for great... Ver mas
"Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid." Han Solo

Played By: Harrison Ford
Film: Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi

Why He's On The List: As Jesus Christ proved on more than one occasion, carpenters can make for great heroes. And so it proved for George Lucas when he cast jobbing joiner Harrison Ford as Star Wars' swaggering scoundrel, Han Solo. In any other hands, Solo would have been simply an arrogant, puffed-up jerk, but Ford brought so much charm and laconic cool (not to mention that bitching waistcoat) to Lucas' can't-say-this-shit dialogue that real man Han steals the show - and the girl - from the movie's nominal hero, the boychild Luke Skywalker. How cool is Han Solo? He's the only non-Jedi in the series to spark up a lightsaber, and it doesn't look out of place in his hands. Now that's cool.

Finest Hour: Han shoots first. Han shoots first. Han shoots first. Han shoots first. Han shoots first. Han shoots�
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Hugo Weaving como V

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Hugo Weaving como V

"The only verdict is vengeance; a vendetta, held as a votive, not in vain, for the value and veracity of such shall one day vindicate the vigilant and the virtuous." V Played By: Hugo Weaving Film: V for Vendetta Why He's On The List: From the pen of Alan Moore, the alliterating V is one... Ver mas
"The only verdict is vengeance; a vendetta, held as a votive, not in vain, for the value and veracity of such shall one day vindicate the vigilant and the virtuous." V

Played By: Hugo Weaving
Film: V for Vendetta

Why He's On The List: From the pen of Alan Moore, the alliterating V is one of the few characters on this list who, by the end of the movie, you really know no more about than you did at the beginning. An escaped prisoner of the State turned freedom fighter, beneath the Guy Fawkes mask and ingenious acts of terrorism he's a really a caring soul, guiding the people to a just revolution.

Finest Hour: Besting twelve government soldiers with an array of daggers in one glorious shot.
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Charles Chaplin como Hynkel en "El gran dictador"

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Charles Chaplin como Hynkel en "El gran dictador"

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Frank Oz como Yoda

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Frank Oz como Yoda

"Judge me by my size, do you?" Yoda Played By: Frank Oz Film: The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi Why He's On The List: That there's barely a kid in the known universe who can't identify Yoda's quirky syntax speaks volumes. It's a stroke of genius to introduce the Jedi master, a... Ver mas
"Judge me by my size, do you?" Yoda

Played By: Frank Oz
Film: The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi

Why He's On The List: That there's barely a kid in the known universe who can't identify Yoda's quirky syntax speaks volumes. It's a stroke of genius to introduce the Jedi master, a two-foot high alien with what appears to be mild dementia (although you try keeping it together living alone of Dagobah for 20 odd years), well before revealing who he actually is, and he quickly goes from being cute, to integral, to unforgettable. A perfect cinematic creation.

Finest Hour: Lifting Luke's X-Wing out of the swamp.
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Clint Eastwood como El Hombre Sin Nombre

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Clint Eastwood como El Hombre Sin Nombre

"You see, in this world there's two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig." The Man With No Name Played By: Clint Eastwood Film: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Why He's On The List: The final chapter in the series which saw Eastwood burst onto the... Ver mas
"You see, in this world there's two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig." The Man With No Name

Played By: Clint Eastwood
Film: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Why He's On The List: The final chapter in the series which saw Eastwood burst onto the hero market, it's also the best loved of the three. Blondie, as Eli Wallach's Tuco calls him, is about as cool as it gets in movies, but Eastwood never so much as considers that as an excuse not to commit to the role; he's steely, not wooden. He's also a supreme badass, who's quicker on the draw than anyone and always looking three moves ahead. Often imitated, never bettered.

Finest Hour: Blowing the bridge near Sad Hill cemetery.
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Brad Pitt como Tyler Durden

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Brad Pitt como Tyler Durden

"You're not your job. You're not how much money you have in the bank. You're not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You're not your fucking khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world." Tyler Durden Played By: Brad Pitt Film: Fight Club Why He's... Ver mas
"You're not your job. You're not how much money you have in the bank. You're not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You're not your fucking khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world." Tyler Durden

Played By: Brad Pitt
Film: Fight Club

Why He's On The List: Tyler Durden is not a nice man. He'll pee in your soup, sleep with your girl, make soap out of your fat and bombs out of your soap, and beat you to a pulp. And yet he's just been voted, against all the odds, the greatest movie character of all time. In truth, it's not hard to see why - for Durden, as created by Brad Pitt, encapsulates that old saying about Bond, "men want to be him, women want to bed him" more perfectly than perhaps even Bond. He's effortlessly stylish, unshakeably cool, and dangerously charismatic. He's a rock star god, a natural-born leader, a trend-setter. He is unrestrained id, he is a monster, he is the very image of modern man (or at least how modern man would like to see himself). He looks like what you want to like, he fucks like you want to fuck, and he is an utterly indelible creation. No. 1? He deserves it, and then some.

Finest Hour: The first night of Fight Club, and Tyler takes to the floor for a little speech about rules...
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Morgan Freeman como Ellis 'Rojo' Redding

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Morgan Freeman como Ellis 'Rojo' Redding

"I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I hope�" Ellis 'Red' Redding Played By: Morgan Freeman Film: The Shawshank Redemption Why He's On The List: In the Stephen King novella upon which Shawshank is based, Ellis 'Red' Redding is a red-haired Irishman. Yet that didn't... Ver mas
"I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I hope�" Ellis 'Red' Redding

Played By: Morgan Freeman
Film: The Shawshank Redemption

Why He's On The List: In the Stephen King novella upon which Shawshank is based, Ellis 'Red' Redding is a red-haired Irishman. Yet that didn't matter a jot to Frank Darabont - for him, Morgan Freeman was the perfect Red, and it's hard to disagree. Red is not only the narrator of Shawshank (perfect for Freeman's mellifluous tones) but the character that is truly changed by Tim Robbins' Andy from an institutionalised schemer to a man who, finally, dares to believe in hope. He's an integral part of a relationship that remains the finest on-screen depiction of true friendship.

Finest Hour: The look on Freeman's face, and the smile in his eyes, as a paroled Red boards the bus that will take him to Mexico, and to his friend, Andy.
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Samuel L. Jackson como Jules Winnfield

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Samuel L. Jackson como Jules Winnfield

"I'm a mushroom cloud-layin' motherfucker, motherfucker!" Jules Winnfield Played By: Samuel L. Jackson Film: Pulp Fiction Why He's On The List: Killing people for a living shouldn't be cool - we know that. But whether it's the hair or the scripture quoting or the endless badinage with... Ver mas
"I'm a mushroom cloud-layin' motherfucker, motherfucker!" Jules Winnfield

Played By: Samuel L. Jackson
Film: Pulp Fiction

Why He's On The List: Killing people for a living shouldn't be cool - we know that. But whether it's the hair or the scripture quoting or the endless badinage with Travolta's Vincent Vega, or just Jackson's natural air, this is a supremely cool professional assassin. Plus he spends a good portion of his time in Tarantino's masterpiece discussing his thoughts on leaving 'the life' and reforming his character, so he's not all bad.

Finest Hour: Delivering Ezekiel 25:17 - "The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the iniquities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he, who in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness, for he is truly his brother's keeper and the finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who would attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know my name is the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon thee. "
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Robert De Niro como Travis Bickle

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Robert De Niro como Travis Bickle

"Are you talkin' to me? Are you talkin' to me?" Travis Bickle Played By: Robert De Niro Film: Taxi Driver Why He's On The List: Given that Travis Bickle - staple of a thousand student walls - is a complete psychopath who likes to take dates to porno movies and fixate on young prostitutes... Ver mas
"Are you talkin' to me? Are you talkin' to me?" Travis Bickle

Played By: Robert De Niro
Film: Taxi Driver

Why He's On The List: Given that Travis Bickle - staple of a thousand student walls - is a complete psychopath who likes to take dates to porno movies and fixate on young prostitutes and project himself as their saviour, it's perhaps slightly disturbing that he's become so iconic. But of all the fractured, splintered souls brought to life by De Niro and Scorsese, Bickle may be the most compelling.

Finest Hour: The final shoot-out, culminating in that horrific image of Bickle putting his fingers to his head and pulling the 'trigger'.
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Sean Connery como James Bond

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Sean Connery como James Bond

"Auric Goldfinger. Sounds like a French nail varnish." James Bond Played By: Sean Connery Film: Goldfinger Why He's On The List: With so many incarnations to choose from, it's a wonder the Bond camp wasn't hampered by a split vote, but that's clearly not a problem. Despite the huge surge... Ver mas
"Auric Goldfinger. Sounds like a French nail varnish." James Bond

Played By: Sean Connery
Film: Goldfinger

Why He's On The List: With so many incarnations to choose from, it's a wonder the Bond camp wasn't hampered by a split vote, but that's clearly not a problem. Despite the huge surge in popularity for Daniel Craig's reboot, it seems you're all a bunch of purists at heart, opting for the Connery classic. What's left to say about this British institution? It's all here - suave? Check. Quips? Check. Gadgets? Check. Etc.? Check.

Finest Hour: Removing the wetsuit to reveal a tuxedo. Smoove.
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Jodie Foster como Clarice Starling

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Jodie Foster como Clarice Starling

"I tried to free them. I opened the gate to their pen, but they wouldn't run. They just stood there, confused. They wouldn't run." Clarice Starling Played By: Jodie Foster Film: The Silence Of The Lambs Why She's On The List: Hannibal Lecter may be the flashier role, but getting the right... Ver mas
"I tried to free them. I opened the gate to their pen, but they wouldn't run. They just stood there, confused. They wouldn't run." Clarice Starling

Played By: Jodie Foster
Film: The Silence Of The Lambs

Why She's On The List: Hannibal Lecter may be the flashier role, but getting the right Starling proved to be an even more crucial piece of the equation; the sequel, Hannibal, is testament to that. Clarice is an exceptionally bright rookie who's way out of her depth and with demons in her past, but though sheer determination and her strange relationship with Lecter, she fights, and eventually overcomes, her fears.

Finest Hour: Terrified, alone and surrounded by darkness, Starling fends off serial killer Jame 'Buffalo Bill' Gumb, shooting him and conquering her fears.
Ha recibido 933 puntos

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Mark Hamill como Luke Skywalker

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Mark Hamill como Luke Skywalker

Played By: Mark Hamill Film: Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi Why He's On The List: Mark Hamill gets a bad rap, and it's undeserved. OK, so when we first meet Luke Skywalker, he's a whiny little bitch, but as the series progresses and Luke flirts with the Dark Side... Ver mas
Played By: Mark Hamill
Film: Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi

Why He's On The List: Mark Hamill gets a bad rap, and it's undeserved. OK, so when we first meet Luke Skywalker, he's a whiny little bitch, but as the series progresses and Luke flirts with the Dark Side, Hamill - face and soul ravaged by a car crash - injects just the right amount of gravitas to make the arc believable. Much more so than Hayden Christensen's attempt at the same with Anakin, anyway.

Finest Hour: Empire's moment of truth, as a one-handed Luke finds out who his dad really is.
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Sigourney Weaver como Ellen Ripley

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Sigourney Weaver como Ellen Ripley

"Get away from her, you bitch!" Ellen Ripley Played By: Sigourney Weaver Film: Alien 1-4 Why She's On The List: The highest-placing female character on our list, Warrant Officer Ellen Ripley is, of course, the heroine of Alien - and though Sigourney Weaver, then an unknown, does a... Ver mas
"Get away from her, you bitch!" Ellen Ripley

Played By: Sigourney Weaver
Film: Alien 1-4

Why She's On The List: The highest-placing female character on our list, Warrant Officer Ellen Ripley is, of course, the heroine of Alien - and though Sigourney Weaver, then an unknown, does a sterling job there, it's still essentially a slasher film stereotype: scream a lot, run about a bit, show us your knickers. It's only in Aliens, under the watchful eye of Jim Cameron, that Ripley comes to layered life. Initially a nervous wreck, her life torn apart by the xenomorph, Ripley is reborn as a warrior when her maternal instinct kicks in and prompts her to go through hell to save surrogate daugher, Newt. It's a dream role for Weaver, who handles both Ripley's softer side and kick-ass demeanour with considerable aplomb.

Finest Hour: The Alien Queen, a stowaway on the Sulaco, is inches away from killing Newt, when a docking door opens, to reveal� Ripley, in a power loader, with a determined expression on her face. Game on.
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Audrey Tautou como Amelie Poulain

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Audrey Tautou como Amelie Poulain

"I like to look for things no-one else catches." Amelie Poulain Played By: Audrey Tautou Film: Amelie Why She's On The List: Hard to believe that this role was ever considered for anyone but Tautou (director Jean-Pierre Juenet had Emily Watson in mind), but in an art-imitates-life twist... Ver mas
"I like to look for things no-one else catches." Amelie Poulain

Played By: Audrey Tautou
Film: Amelie

Why She's On The List: Hard to believe that this role was ever considered for anyone but Tautou (director Jean-Pierre Juenet had Emily Watson in mind), but in an art-imitates-life twist, destiny took over, giving us Tautou's unforgettable smiling, melancholic, Pierrot-esque imp. The result was one of the most magical characters in recent memory, and the world fell in love with this charming petit lutin.

Finest Hour: Helping Lucien the delivery boy by executing a complex plan to make bullying employer Mr Collignon question his own sanity.
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Anthony Perkins como Norman Bates

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Anthony Perkins como Norman Bates

"We all go a little mad sometimes." Norman Bates Played By: Anthony Perkins Film: Psycho Why He's On The List: It's Perkins' wholly dedicated performance helps put Bates in the pantheon of horror. You know from the off that something's not quite right with the apparently friendly and... Ver mas
"We all go a little mad sometimes." Norman Bates

Played By: Anthony Perkins
Film: Psycho

Why He's On The List: It's Perkins' wholly dedicated performance helps put Bates in the pantheon of horror. You know from the off that something's not quite right with the apparently friendly and handsome Norman, but you're never sure entirely what - even after the shower scene. Is he a weak deviant under the thumb of his mad, disciplinarian mother, or something more sinister?

Finest Hour: Running into the room, knife in hand, dressed in full 'costume'.
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Hugo Weaving como Agent Smith

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Hugo Weaving como Agent Smith

"That is the sound of inevitability. That is the sound of your death." Agent Smith Played By: Hugo Weaving Film: The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions Why He's On The List: Stony-faced and silken-voiced, the conniving computer program Smith is driven by an engine of pure... Ver mas
"That is the sound of inevitability. That is the sound of your death." Agent Smith

Played By: Hugo Weaving
Film: The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions

Why He's On The List: Stony-faced and silken-voiced, the conniving computer program Smith is driven by an engine of pure hate - hate for humans, and hate for the miserable existence that forces him to keep them in check. Even in the sequels, he manages to retain an air of menace (he's more than equal to Neo) as the plot became ever more bloated and ridiculous.

Finest Hour: His speech to a captive Morpheus, in which he expounds on his theory about mankind: namely, they're a virus, and he's the cure.
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Matt Damon como Jason Bourne

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Matt Damon como Jason Bourne

"I can tell you the license plate numbers of all six cars outside. I can tell you that our waitress is left-handed and the guy sitting up at the counter weighs two hundred fifteen pounds and knows how to handle himself. I know the best place to look for a gun is the cab of the gray truck outside... Ver mas
"I can tell you the license plate numbers of all six cars outside. I can tell you that our waitress is left-handed and the guy sitting up at the counter weighs two hundred fifteen pounds and knows how to handle himself. I know the best place to look for a gun is the cab of the gray truck outside, and at this altitude, I can run flat out for a half mile before my hands start shaking. Now why would I know that? How can I know that and not know who I am?" Jason Bourne

Played By: Matt Damon
Film: The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum

Why He's On The List: Without Bourne, James Bond wouldn't be a blond-haired, cold-blooded killer, but the same old black-haired, shag-happy, quipmeister. Or, as Bourne director Paul Greengrass likes to say, "an Imperialist right-wing fuckface." Ahem. Bourne, the amnesiac assassin, made being a spy cool again, combining seriously impressive ass-kicking with a compelling and very human quest for redemption and knowledge. It's also the role that made a viable action hero of Matt Damon.

Finest Hour: During Ultimatum's tense chase sequence in Waterloo, Bourne takes out four henchmen without even missing a heartbeat.
Ha recibido 822 puntos

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Wesley Snipes como Blade

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Wesley Snipes como Blade

"Some motherfuckers are always trying to ice-skate uphill." Blade Played By: Wesley Snipes Film: Blade Why He's On The List: First off, it's Blade, not Eric. So, that out of the way, let's focus on why Wesley Snipes' Daywalker is on the list. Maybe it's because he's an ultra-cool, uber... Ver mas
"Some motherfuckers are always trying to ice-skate uphill." Blade

Played By: Wesley Snipes
Film: Blade

Why He's On The List: First off, it's Blade, not Eric. So, that out of the way, let's focus on why Wesley Snipes' Daywalker is on the list. Maybe it's because he's an ultra-cool, uber-hard vampire hunter (he should have been called Buff The Vampire Slayer) with hardware that would make Van Helsing weep. Maybe it's the tats, or the funky kung-fu moves, or the sword. Or maybe it's the ridiculously oblique one-liners (see below). But we know what it isn't - it isn't because he's actually called Eric.

Finest Hour: His face-off with vampire flunky Quinn (Donal Logue), which begins with Blade decapitating him with a zipper and ends with Blade reclaiming his stolen sunglasses. Unbelievably cool.
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Natalie Portman como Mathilda

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Natalie Portman como Mathilda

"Is life always this hard, or is it just when you're a kid?" Mathilda Played By: Natalie Portman Film: Leon Why She's On The List: The coolest kid in movie history - fact. Mathilda is 12 years-old when a corrupt cops kills her family, forcing her to seek solace with hitman neighbour Leon... Ver mas
"Is life always this hard, or is it just when you're a kid?" Mathilda

Played By: Natalie Portman
Film: Leon

Why She's On The List: The coolest kid in movie history - fact. Mathilda is 12 years-old when a corrupt cops kills her family, forcing her to seek solace with hitman neighbour Leon. But, for most of the movie, this frightened little kid acts like someone twice her age. Sassy and hyper-confident, even in her blossoming sexuality, the Louise Brooks-bobbed Mathilda served notice of an astounding new talent in Portman.

Finest Hour: Trembling with fear and uncorked rage, a kid again, as she fails to kill her own personal bogeyman, Norman Stansfield, in a police station's men's room.
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Vivien Leigh como Scarlett O'Hara

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Vivien Leigh como Scarlett O'Hara

"Tara! Home. I'll go home. And I'll think of some way to get him back. After all... tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara Played By: Vivien Leigh Film: Gone With The Wind Why She's On The List: One of the most famous casting searches in history produced the perfect pairing of star and... Ver mas
"Tara! Home. I'll go home. And I'll think of some way to get him back. After all... tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara

Played By: Vivien Leigh
Film: Gone With The Wind

Why She's On The List: One of the most famous casting searches in history produced the perfect pairing of star and role, as British stage actress Vivien Leigh rocketed to Hollywood stardom as the spoiled, wilful, well-nigh irresistible Scarlett. Her journey from capricious princess to wisdom and clarity is what makes that butt-numbing running time bearable, and the sparks she strikes with Rhett are probably what started the famous Atlanta fire.

Finest Hour: Swearing that she'll never go hungry again, as she sets about rebuilding Tara following the Civil War.
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Leslie Nielsen como Lt. Frank Drebin

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Leslie Nielsen como Lt. Frank Drebin

"Call it what you will - a hunch� woman's intuition�" Lt. Frank Drebin Played By: Leslie Nielsen Film: The Naked Gun Why He's On The List: Much more than the American Clouseau, the snow-haired Drebin is a spot-on spoof of film noir tough guys, down to the droll voiceover and penchant for... Ver mas
"Call it what you will - a hunch� woman's intuition�" Lt. Frank Drebin

Played By: Leslie Nielsen
Film: The Naked Gun

Why He's On The List: Much more than the American Clouseau, the snow-haired Drebin is a spot-on spoof of film noir tough guys, down to the droll voiceover and penchant for punching guys and kissing gals. He's also a class-A clueless dunderhead, hilariously blundering his way through cases that, you suspect, he doesn't fully understand, even after they're solved.

Finest Hour: The baseball game. All of it.
Ha recibido 775 puntos

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Carrie Fisher como Princess Leia Organa

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Carrie Fisher como Princess Leia Organa

"Why, you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking... NERFHERDER!" Princess Leia Organa Played By: Carrie Fisher Film: Star Wars Episode IV-VI Why She's On The List: Star Wars isn't just a boys' toy - not as long as Princess Leia Organa is around, that is. Not for her the simpering squeaks... Ver mas
"Why, you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking... NERFHERDER!" Princess Leia Organa

Played By: Carrie Fisher
Film: Star Wars Episode IV-VI

Why She's On The List: Star Wars isn't just a boys' toy - not as long as Princess Leia Organa is around, that is. Not for her the simpering squeaks of a damsel in distress - Leia is opinionated, gutsy and as defiant in the face of authority as her father. Commendably, she never became mere eye candy in the series: even in the bikini she kicks ass, and by the end of Jedi, she's the one wearing the trousers in her relationship with Han.

Finest Hour: Strangling Jabba to death with her own slave chains - emancipation be damned!
Ha recibido 754 puntos

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Tim Allen (voz) como Buzz Lightyear

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Tim Allen (voz) como Buzz Lightyear

"To infinity - and beyond!" Buzz Lightyear Played By: Tim Allen (voice) Film: Toy Story 1-2 Why He's On The List: One of only two animated characters on this list, Buzz Lightyear deserves his slot because he's a dreamer. And dreamers, sometimes, deserve to fly as high as they can. An... Ver mas
"To infinity - and beyond!" Buzz Lightyear

Played By: Tim Allen (voice)
Film: Toy Story 1-2

Why He's On The List: One of only two animated characters on this list, Buzz Lightyear deserves his slot because he's a dreamer. And dreamers, sometimes, deserve to fly as high as they can. An initially deluded toy that thinks it's a real space cadet, Buzz's boundless optimism is only temporarily dented when he finds out the truth, with his can-do attitude a vital component of his relationship with the panicky Woody.

Finest Hour: His hilarious attempt to fly, or "falling with style" in Toy Story, which ends with the triumphant declaration, "CAN!"
Ha recibido 730 puntos

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Clint Eastwood como Harry Callahan

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Clint Eastwood como Harry Callahan

"When I see a grown man chasing a woman down an alleyway with a butcher knife and a hard-on, I figure he's not out collecting for the Red Cross." Harry Callahan Played By: Clint Eastwood Film: Dirty Harry Why He's On The List: Only Clint could make a guy like Harry Callahan cool. A... Ver mas
"When I see a grown man chasing a woman down an alleyway with a butcher knife and a hard-on, I figure he's not out collecting for the Red Cross." Harry Callahan

Played By: Clint Eastwood
Film: Dirty Harry

Why He's On The List: Only Clint could make a guy like Harry Callahan cool. A borderline fascist, with supply teacher chic and hair so big it shows up on Google Earth, Callahan is a shoot first, ask questions never kinda guy, a bit of a pervert and a massive racist, to boot. But as Eastwood deploys his laser-beam squint, massive gun and whispers his tough-guy dialogue, Harry becomes more than Dirty. He becomes an icon.

Finest Hour: Harry's grim, bitter delivery of the 'do you feel lucky?' speech at the end of the film, a world away from the glibness of the opening bank robbery sequence.
Ha recibido 719 puntos

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Ben Burtt (voice) como Wall-E

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Ben Burtt (voice) como Wall-E

"Ta-da!" Wall-E Played By: Ben Burtt (voice) Film: Wall-E Why He's On The List: WALL-E is probably the cutest character on this list, making Short Circuit's Johnny Five (not present but we liked the analogy) look like a Terminator and E.T. like Jabba The Hutt. The adorable little bolt... Ver mas
"Ta-da!" Wall-E

Played By: Ben Burtt (voice)
Film: Wall-E

Why He's On The List: WALL-E is probably the cutest character on this list, making Short Circuit's Johnny Five (not present but we liked the analogy) look like a Terminator and E.T. like Jabba The Hutt. The adorable little bolt bucket never, ever, gives up hope, and winds up saving both the planet and the human race for his trouble. But it's the revealing of his personality through his undying fascination with human junk that really wins you over.

Finest Hour: Gradually winning over the straight-programmed EVE.
Ha recibido 713 puntos

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Ellen Page como Juno MacGuff

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Ellen Page como Juno MacGuff

"This is not a food baby, alright? I've taken, like, three pregnancy tests, and I'm fo'shizz up the spout." Juno MacGuff Played By: Ellen Page Film: Juno Why She's On The List: If Oscar-worthy roles for women seem a little thin on the ground, try searching for decent roles for women under... Ver mas
"This is not a food baby, alright? I've taken, like, three pregnancy tests, and I'm fo'shizz up the spout." Juno MacGuff

Played By: Ellen Page
Film: Juno

Why She's On The List: If Oscar-worthy roles for women seem a little thin on the ground, try searching for decent roles for women under twenty. Even if the Academy didn't bestow the award on Page, she can take consolation in the fact that her character has well and truly entered the public consciousness. Quick-witted and with a tongue like a Stanley knife, Juno is, in her own precocious and pregnant way, a strange, new kind of heroine.

Finest Hour: Vomiting blue Slurpy into her stepmother's vase.
Ha recibido 712 puntos

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Bill Murray como Peter Venkman

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Bill Murray como Peter Venkman

"Back off, man. I'm a scientist." Peter Venkman Played By: Bill Murray Film: Ghostbusters Why He's On The List: Empire's Nick De Semlyen summed up Peter Venkman - the leader of the Ghostbusters and Bill Murray's finest character - perfectly in this month's magazine when he said that... Ver mas
"Back off, man. I'm a scientist." Peter Venkman

Played By: Bill Murray
Film: Ghostbusters

Why He's On The List: Empire's Nick De Semlyen summed up Peter Venkman - the leader of the Ghostbusters and Bill Murray's finest character - perfectly in this month's magazine when he said that Venkman is the ultimate New York hero: cynical, sarcastic, secretly sweet-natured. From his relentless and devilishly charming attempts to hit on Sigourney Weaver's Dana to his aversion to anything resembling work, Venkman is the template for virtually every character Vince Vaughn has ever played.

Finest Hour: Venkman works his powers of persuasion on the Mayor Of New York - and the Ghostbusters are back in business.
Ha recibido 711 puntos

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Mel Gibson como Martin Riggs

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Mel Gibson como Martin Riggs

En Español "Usted hace de este mi camino. Dispara, usted dispara para matar, ponerse tanto de su parte como usted puede. Todo lo que usted consiguió hacer no es solo eso señorita. Personificado Por: Mel Gibson Película: Arma Mortal 1-4 In English "You do this my way. You shoot... Ver mas
En Español

"Usted hace de este mi camino. Dispara, usted dispara para matar, ponerse tanto de su parte como usted puede. Todo lo que usted consiguió hacer no es solo eso señorita.

Personificado Por: Mel Gibson
Película: Arma Mortal 1-4

In English

"You do this my way. You shoot, you shoot to kill, get as many of them as you can. All you got to do is just not miss. Martin Riggs

¿Por qué está en la lista?
El papel que convenció a Franco Zefferelli que Gibson haría un gran Hamlet,

Played By: Mel Gibson
Film: Lethal Weapon 1-4

Why He's On The List: The role that persuaded Franco Zefferelli that Gibson would make a great Hamlet, on paper Martin Riggs seems like your run-of-the-mill cop on the edge. Gibson did play Riggs as a wild-eyed nutcase but, armed with Shane Black's wonderful dialogue, also conveyed the desperation of a man who wants to live, but has forgotten how.

Finest Hour: His brutal fight with Gary Busey's Mr. Joshua at the end of the first film.
Ha recibido 689 puntos

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Christian Bale como Patrick Bateman

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Christian Bale como Patrick Bateman

"You're a fucking ugly bitch. I want to stab you to death and then play around with your blood." Patrick Bateman Played By: Christian Bale Film: American Psycho Why He's On The List: The funny thing about Patrick Bateman is, deranged killer or no, he's a repugnant human being, a self... Ver mas
"You're a fucking ugly bitch. I want to stab you to death and then play around with your blood." Patrick Bateman

Played By: Christian Bale
Film: American Psycho

Why He's On The List: The funny thing about Patrick Bateman is, deranged killer or no, he's a repugnant human being, a self-absorbed relic of the 'greed is good' era. So disgusting he can't even stomach himself, Patrick is actually the regression into a fantasy world of murder and Huey Lewis & The News by the even less interesting Marcus Halberstram. Of course, this requires a hell of a lot from the actor, and full points to chisel-cheeks Bale for his commitment to the role: there's not many who could keep us fascinated by such a horrible creation, let alone get it onto this list.

Finest Hour: Dropping a chainsaw on a victim from a landing several storeys above.
Ha recibido 652 puntos

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Javier Bardem como Anton Chigurh

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Javier Bardem como Anton Chigurh

"Call it, friend-o." Anton Chigurh Played By: Javier Bardem Film: No Country For Old Men Why He's On The List: When American novelist Cormac McCarthy wants to throw a dark character at you, it's a safe assumption that you're not going to be able to get them out of your head for a good... Ver mas
"Call it, friend-o." Anton Chigurh

Played By: Javier Bardem
Film: No Country For Old Men

Why He's On The List: When American novelist Cormac McCarthy wants to throw a dark character at you, it's a safe assumption that you're not going to be able to get them out of your head for a good, long while - if ever. One of his best is Chigurh, and between the Coens and Bardem, they never missed a beat in bringing this monster to the screen. With the kind of unholy relentlessness usually reserved for horror icons, the hired killer has an almost supernatural ability to track his prey, and is rather short in the mercy department, preferring to leave the tough decisions to a coin toss. And that bowl cut is utterly terrifying.

Finest Hour: The look on his face when he strangles a cop with his own handcuffs.
Ha recibido 639 puntos

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Kathleen Turner (voz) como Jessica Rabbit

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Kathleen Turner (voz) como Jessica Rabbit

"I'm not bad; I'm just drawn that way." Jessica Rabbit Played By: Kathleen Turner (voice) Film: Who Framed Roger Rabbit Why She's On The List: Jessica would be the hottest woman in movies of all time if she wasn't a cartoon (and even that doesn't stop some voters). Roger Rabbit's wife is... Ver mas
"I'm not bad; I'm just drawn that way." Jessica Rabbit

Played By: Kathleen Turner (voice)
Film: Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Why She's On The List: Jessica would be the hottest woman in movies of all time if she wasn't a cartoon (and even that doesn't stop some voters). Roger Rabbit's wife is drawn as the classic femme fatale, but one of the movie's strengths is to allow the character to play against the stereotype - hence her most famous and enduring line.

Finest Hour: Singing a torch song hot enough to set every man in the room's pants on fire.
Ha recibido 635 puntos

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Jack Nicholson como R.P. McMurphy

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Jack Nicholson como R.P. McMurphy

"You're no crazier'n the average asshole on the street." R.P. McMurphy Played By: Jack Nicholson Film: One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Why He's On The List: Already an icon of the counter-culture movement from Ken Kesey's book, the casting of McMurphy was always going to be crucial... Ver mas
"You're no crazier'n the average asshole on the street." R.P. McMurphy

Played By: Jack Nicholson
Film: One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

Why He's On The List: Already an icon of the counter-culture movement from Ken Kesey's book, the casting of McMurphy was always going to be crucial. Nicholson's performance is a dervish of anti-establishment chaos, railing against a pointless system with Christ-like appeal. A deserved winner of Oscars for both the Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actor.

Finest Hour: Making up the baseball world series - and convincing the other patients of it - when Nurse Ratched won't switch it on the TV in the ward.
Ha recibido 633 puntos

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Eddie Murphy como Axel Foley

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Eddie Murphy como Axel Foley

[In falsetto] "Getthefuckouttahere!" Axel Foley Played By: Eddie Murphy Film: Beverly Hills Cop Why He's On The List: Next time you're bitching about 'Hollywood development hell', remember what could have become of Beverly Hills Cop if Simpson/Bruckheimer had not decided to re-invent it... Ver mas
[In falsetto] "Getthefuckouttahere!" Axel Foley

Played By: Eddie Murphy
Film: Beverly Hills Cop

Why He's On The List: Next time you're bitching about 'Hollywood development hell', remember what could have become of Beverly Hills Cop if Simpson/Bruckheimer had not decided to re-invent it for meteoric SNL star Murphy, instead of as a Stallone vehicle as originally conceived. Murphy's fast-talking, quick-on-his-feet Foley is pure gold, and came as a welcome relief to the traditional action fare of the day.

Finest Hour: Talking his way into an exclusive restaurant by claiming to have a message for the film's bad guy (Steven Berkoff) concerning 'Herpes simplex 10'.
Ha recibido 628 puntos

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Christopher Lee como Dracula

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Christopher Lee como Dracula

"I am Dracula and I welcome you to my house!" Dracula Played By: Christopher Lee Film: Dracula Why He's On The List: Many have played the most famous vampire of all, but too many have tried to humanise him (hello, Gary Oldman). Christopher Lee, on the other hand, largely keeps it buttoned... Ver mas
"I am Dracula and I welcome you to my house!" Dracula

Played By: Christopher Lee
Film: Dracula

Why He's On The List: Many have played the most famous vampire of all, but too many have tried to humanise him (hello, Gary Oldman). Christopher Lee, on the other hand, largely keeps it buttoned in Hammer's classic take on Drac and creates an icon, letting his leering eyes and malevolent smile do the talking as Dracula flits around Europe, biting any pretty lady that crosses his path. What a complete and utter Count.

Finest Hour: Eyes blazing red with rage, Dracula slaps one of his Brides after he catches her sneakily nibbling at Jonathan Harker.
Ha recibido 606 puntos

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Humphrey Bogart como Rick Blaine

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Humphrey Bogart como 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." Rick Blaine Played By: Humphrey Bogart Film: Casablanca Why He's On The List: As first stabs at romantic leading roles go, you really... Ver mas
"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." Rick Blaine

Played By: Humphrey Bogart
Film: Casablanca

Why He's On The List: As first stabs at romantic leading roles go, you really can't go past this one: Blaine has become the classic jaded romantic. If not quite an anti-hero, he somehow makes selfishness and cynicism cool - but of course goes on to make true love and fighting for the Resistance so much cooler. He did wonders for the white dinner jackets, and who cares if everyone misquotes him? It's the sentiment that counts.

Finest Hour: Stitching up the Nazis a treat.
Ha recibido 587 puntos

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Debra Winger (voz) and a puppet como E.T

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Debra Winger (voz) and a puppet como E.T

"Be� good." E.T. Played By: Debra Winger (voice) and a puppet Film: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Why He's On The List: A spindly little thing with a stretchy neck, bulbous eyes, flat head, and a voice that sounds like a fart machine with the batteries run low, E.T. is nobody's idea of the... Ver mas
"Be� good." E.T.

Played By: Debra Winger (voice) and a puppet
Film: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Why He's On The List: A spindly little thing with a stretchy neck, bulbous eyes, flat head, and a voice that sounds like a fart machine with the batteries run low, E.T. is nobody's idea of the star of what was the most successful movie ever. But looks aren't everything, and as E.T. waddled around, bonding with Elliot and garbling a series of adorable non sequiturs, we all fell in love with him.

Finest Hour: When he comes back to life, his pallid skin illuminated by his re-energised, warm, glowing heart. Not a dry eye in the house.
Ha recibido 537 puntos

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Joe Pesci comoTommy Devito

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Joe Pesci comoTommy Devito

"Funny how?" Tommy Devito Played By: Joe Pesci Film: Goodfellas Why He's On The List: A fiver says that if you went up to any movie fan and asked for their favourite movie nutters, Tommy would top the list. There's something very familiar about Pesci's psychotic drive in Goodfellas - his... Ver mas
"Funny how?" Tommy Devito

Played By: Joe Pesci
Film: Goodfellas

Why He's On The List: A fiver says that if you went up to any movie fan and asked for their favourite movie nutters, Tommy would top the list. There's something very familiar about Pesci's psychotic drive in Goodfellas - his refusal to back down from a confrontation, no matter how big his opponent (and given his diminutive stature, they're always bigger), coupled with his love for his oblivious mother. Of course, Tommy's ultimate role is demonstrate how individual fierceness isn't necessarily enough for survival in the mafia world, so his fate really shouldn't be as much of a surprise as it finally is, but it's a brief, bright, brilliant performance.

Finest Hour: Terrifying everyone in a club by insinuating that Henry (Ray Liotta) has offended him.
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Jeff Bridges como El Tipo

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Jeff Bridges como El Tipo

"Yeah, well, that's just, like... your opinion, man." The Dude Played By: Jeff Bridges Film: The Big Lebowski Why He's On The List: His Dudeness, Duder, El Duderino, if you're not into the whole brevity thing - Jeff Bridges has had a lot of great roles in his career, but does anyone... Ver mas
"Yeah, well, that's just, like... your opinion, man." The Dude

Played By: Jeff Bridges
Film: The Big Lebowski

Why He's On The List: His Dudeness, Duder, El Duderino, if you're not into the whole brevity thing - Jeff Bridges has had a lot of great roles in his career, but does anyone (apart from his Mum, who apparently wasn't too impressed) love any of his characters as much as The Dude? To have this guy at the centre of a Raymond Chandler-esque kidnapping/rug theft plot is so totally inspired, you almost can't fathom it upon first viewing - that is superb writing. The story goes that The Dude is actually based on a real person - two people, actually. The first is a fella by the name of Jeff Dowd, who drinks White Russians and was a member of the Seattle Seven. Second is a guy named Pete Exline, who amongst other things, really did have a rug that tied the room together. But from wherever he's devised, there's nothing like him, and that's something to celebrate: the Dude abides. Don't know about you, but we take comfort in that.

Finest Hour: Paying for a discounted, past use-by carton of milk with a cheque.
Ha recibido 488 puntos

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Tobin Bell como Jigsaw

"I want to play a game." Jigsaw Played By: Tobin Bell Film: Saw 1-5 Why He's On The List: We'd be surprised by Jigsaw's appearance on the list if we weren't so sure that it must be part of his grand plan - and there you have the appeal of a character who, at first, just seemed to be another movie psycho. But Jigsaw - played with chilling reserve by Bell - doesn't kill arbitrarily (he'd argue he doesn't kill at all). In fact, he's driven by a moral imperative. Take that, Jason. Finest Hour: The big reveal at the end of Saw - when Jigsaw, who's been disguised as a corpse on the... Ver mas
"I want to play a game." Jigsaw

Played By: Tobin Bell
Film: Saw 1-5

Why He's On The List: We'd be surprised by Jigsaw's appearance on the list if we weren't so sure that it must be part of his grand plan - and there you have the appeal of a character who, at first, just seemed to be another movie psycho. But Jigsaw - played with chilling reserve by Bell - doesn't kill arbitrarily (he'd argue he doesn't kill at all). In fact, he's driven by a moral imperative. Take that, Jason.

Finest Hour: The big reveal at the end of Saw - when Jigsaw, who's been disguised as a corpse on the floor for the entire movie, gets up and walks out, much to the surprise of trapped photographer Leigh Whannell.
Ha recibido 465 puntos

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Jake Gyllenhaal como Donnie Darko

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Jake Gyllenhaal como Donnie Darko

"I hope that when the world comes to an end, I can breathe a sigh of relief, because there will be so much to look forward to." Donnie Darko Played By: Jake Gyllenhaal Film: Donnie Darko Why He's On The List: And you thought you had the weight of the world on your shoulders when you were... Ver mas
"I hope that when the world comes to an end, I can breathe a sigh of relief, because there will be so much to look forward to." Donnie Darko

Played By: Jake Gyllenhaal
Film: Donnie Darko

Why He's On The List: And you thought you had the weight of the world on your shoulders when you were in high school. An upgrade on the rebellious teen, throughout Richard Kelly's scorching debut Donnie remains just enough of a mystery to stay intriguing, without ever being alienating. Is he mad? Or is something trying to tell him something beyond our comprehension? Most still don't have the answer when the credits roll, but this troubled kid's journey is one we're happy to watch again and again.

Finest Hour: Burning down the house of 'motivator' Jim Cunningham, which serendipitously exposes him as a pederast.
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Kevin Spacey como Keyser Soze

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Kevin Spacey como Keyser Soze

[About Soze]: "Keaton always said, 'I don't believe in God, but I'm afraid of him.' Well I believe in God, and the only thing that scares me is Keyser Soze." Keyser Soze Played By: Kevin Spacey Film: The Usual Suspects Why He's On The List: Interestingly, the only character from The Usual... Ver mas
[About Soze]: "Keaton always said, 'I don't believe in God, but I'm afraid of him.' Well I believe in God, and the only thing that scares me is Keyser Soze." Keyser Soze

Played By: Kevin Spacey
Film: The Usual Suspects

Why He's On The List: Interestingly, the only character from The Usual Suspects to make it onto the list is one who may not even exist. There's no conclusive proof, for example, that Kevin Spacey's Verbal Kint is actually Keyser Soze and not, say, a Soze goon. Still, that's the genius of Bryan Singer's film - that a character who remains unseen for at least 90% of the time dominates the action. And, with his tendrils of influence seemingly inescapable, Soze - whoever he is - is a truly great screen villain.

Finest Hour: Raining on Dean Keaton's parade, as he pisses out the flames that will blow up the boat.
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Orson Welles como Charles Foster Kane

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Orson Welles como Charles Foster Kane

"I think it would be fun to run a newspaper." Charles Foster Kane Played By: Orson Welles Film: Citizen Kane Why He's On The List: Trust one of the most talented and precocious talents in the history of cinema to write one of the greatest, most memorable character trajectories of all time... Ver mas
"I think it would be fun to run a newspaper." Charles Foster Kane

Played By: Orson Welles
Film: Citizen Kane

Why He's On The List: Trust one of the most talented and precocious talents in the history of cinema to write one of the greatest, most memorable character trajectories of all time. From humble beginnings, young Kane is taken from his family when it's learned he's heir to the fortune from a distant relative's silver mine. From there to his eventual downfall, he never looks back, as he goes from successful media tycoon to failed politican, and ultimately to bitter recluse. Of course it was the absence of a proper childhood that was his undoing - y'know, that thing about the sled and all that.

Finest Hour: Moving up from the tabloids to broadsheet The Inquirer, Kane publishes his 'declaration of principles' as the front page of his first issue.
Ha recibido 444 puntos

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Daniel Day-Lewis como Daniel Plainview

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Daniel Day-Lewis como Daniel Plainview

"I drink your milkshake! I drink it up!" Daniel Plainview Played By: Daniel Day-Lewis Film: There Will Be Blood Why He's On The List: Filmed in depress-o-rama, you're unlikely to find an uglier character in recent years than Plainview. Greedy, totally selfish, and incapable of loving... Ver mas
"I drink your milkshake! I drink it up!" Daniel Plainview

Played By: Daniel Day-Lewis
Film: There Will Be Blood

Why He's On The List: Filmed in depress-o-rama, you're unlikely to find an uglier character in recent years than Plainview. Greedy, totally selfish, and incapable of loving anything or anyone who's not of any use to him, his misanthropy is captured to perfection by Day-Lewis, who deservedly did not walk away empty-handed on Oscar night 2008. Unforgettable.

Finest Hour: When confronted by charlatan preacher Eli Sunday for the money he owes, Daniel slaps the young man in the face and drags him through the mud.
Ha recibido 423 puntos

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Mickey Rourke como Marv

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Mickey Rourke como Marv

"This is blood for blood, and by the gallon." Marv Played By: Mickey Rourke Film: Sin City Why He's On The List: He ain't too bright, but it turns out that Marv, despite his seemingly indestructible (if bandage-swathed) exterior, has a soft centre. So despite its crudeness, there's... Ver mas
"This is blood for blood, and by the gallon." Marv

Played By: Mickey Rourke
Film: Sin City

Why He's On The List: He ain't too bright, but it turns out that Marv, despite his seemingly indestructible (if bandage-swathed) exterior, has a soft centre. So despite its crudeness, there's something endearing, almost chivalrous, about his bloody crusade to avenge the death of Goldy, the hooker who gave him the night of his life. The fact that, despite a valiant death, he might make another appearance in the sequel, adds anticipation for Sin City 2.

Finest Hour: Hacking off the limbs of Elijah Wood's psychopath, Kevin, and leaving his living torso for the dogs to eat.
Ha recibido 420 puntos

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Alan Rickman como Hans Gruber

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Alan Rickman como Hans Gruber

"I am an exceptional thief, Mrs. McClane - and since I'm moving up to kidnapping, you should be more polite." Hans Gruber Played By: Alan Rickman Film: Die Hard Why He's On The List: Acclaimed British stage actor Alan Rickman hadn't made a movie before Die Hard. With all due respect to... Ver mas
"I am an exceptional thief, Mrs. McClane - and since I'm moving up to kidnapping, you should be more polite." Hans Gruber

Played By: Alan Rickman
Film: Die Hard

Why He's On The List: Acclaimed British stage actor Alan Rickman hadn't made a movie before Die Hard. With all due respect to his wonderful career since, he might as well have stopped there, for there's no topping Hans Gruber. There are scarier villains, there may even be more iconic villains, but when it comes to slickness, suaveness, and coolness, Gruber has 'em licked. Endlessly quotable, Gruber's mind is as sharp as his suit and neat goatee - and the biggest testimony to Rickman's charismatic performance is that part of you wants him to get away with it.

Finest Hour: The moment when, after hours of hard work, the Nakatomi vault opens, and Gruber is bathed in heavenly light as the fruits of his labour appear. Of course, two hours later, he's sidewalk squelch, but never mind.
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Gregory Peck como Atticus Finch

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Gregory Peck como 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." Atticus Finch Played By: Gregory Peck Film: To Kill A Mockingbird Why He's On The List: A strong contender for the most noble character ever... Ver mas
"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." Atticus Finch

Played By: Gregory Peck
Film: To Kill A Mockingbird

Why He's On The List: A strong contender for the most noble character ever, Atticus Finch remains Peck's finest performance and certainly his most beloved. Finch, a lawyer and widowed father of two, has stood as a model for tolerance, justice and integrity since Harper Lee's novel was first published, and Peck harnessed the power of the role with timeless success.

Finest Hour: Facing a lynch mob in defence of Tom Robinson, the black man accused of raping a white woman in America's south.
Ha recibido 400 puntos

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Paul Newman como Luke

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Paul Newman como Luke

"Sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand." Luke Played By: Paul Newman Film: Cool Hand Luke Why He's On The List: Right up there with R.P.McMurphy among the individualist heroes, Luke is arrested for cutting the heads off of parking meters and comes to represent some kind of hope for... Ver mas
"Sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand." Luke

Played By: Paul Newman
Film: Cool Hand Luke

Why He's On The List: Right up there with R.P.McMurphy among the individualist heroes, Luke is arrested for cutting the heads off of parking meters and comes to represent some kind of hope for the other inmates on his Southern road gang. Again, the likeness to a certain founder of Christianity is inescapable - in fact, we dare say if Jesus came back looking like Paul Newman in this film, he'd probably have a lot more success this time. The performance is spectacular, the role iconic, and Newman's eyes were never bluer.

Finest Hour: Eating fifty hard boiled eggs. In an hour.
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Rutger Hauer como Roy Batty

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Rutger Hauer como 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." Roy Batty Played By: Rutger Hauer Film: Blade Runner... Ver mas
"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." Roy Batty

Played By: Rutger Hauer
Film: Blade Runner

Why He's On The List: In some ways, Nexus generation replicant Roy, the most advanced machine ever built, is very lucky - he manages to quite literally meet his maker, and question the issue of his mortality. Sadly he's also been used as slave labour, and despite being advanced in almost every other capacity, has only the collected wisdom of his four years of 'life'. But he finds peace, and his final scenes in Blade Runner are among the best sci-fi you'll see.

Finest Hour: Grabbing Deckard's arm just in time.
Ha recibido 390 puntos

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Michael Madsen como Mr Blonde

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Michael Madsen como Mr Blonde

"Are you gonna bark all day, little doggie, or are you gonna bite?" Mr Blonde Played By: Michael Madsen Film: Reservoir Dogs Why He's On The List: We hear evidence for and see it against, but the great thing about 'Toothpick' Vic Vega is that you can't believe he's capable of committing... Ver mas
"Are you gonna bark all day, little doggie, or are you gonna bite?" Mr Blonde

Played By: Michael Madsen
Film: Reservoir Dogs

Why He's On The List: We hear evidence for and see it against, but the great thing about 'Toothpick' Vic Vega is that you can't believe he's capable of committing his atrocities until you actually see them: that is the hallmark of a psychopath. And his 'moment in the sun', as it were, is magnificent - a cool, cruel torture sequence as meaningless as it is vicious. Arguably the scene that put Tarantino on the map, it walks dangerously close to, yet never crosses the line, between making violence horrific and making it cool.

Finest Hour: Breaking midway through torturing Marvin the cop to step outside and get a can of petrol from the boot of his car, in a single shot.
Ha recibido 370 puntos

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John Goodman como Walter Sobchak

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John Goodman como Walter Sobchak

"This is not 'Nam. This is bowling. There are rules." Walter Sobchak Played By: John Goodman Film: The Big Lebowski Why He's On The List: There's no shortage of great characters in the Coen Brothers' canon, but they don't get much better than Walter. Written especially for Goodman, this... Ver mas
"This is not 'Nam. This is bowling. There are rules." Walter Sobchak

Played By: John Goodman
Film: The Big Lebowski

Why He's On The List: There's no shortage of great characters in the Coen Brothers' canon, but they don't get much better than Walter. Written especially for Goodman, this bellowing, Vietnam war-obsessed bowling fanatic , notable for his short temper and a love of guns, belongs firmly in the 'once seen, never forgotten' hall of fame.

Finest Hour: Attempting to exact revenge on a fifteen year old for stealing the dude's car by taking to a new sports car with a golf club, only to find it belongs to a guy down the street.
Ha recibido 370 puntos

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Margaret Hamilton como The Wicked Witch Of The West

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Margaret Hamilton como The Wicked Witch Of The West

"The last to go will see the first three go before her - and your little dog too." The Wicked Witch Of The West Played By: Margaret Hamilton Film: The Wizard Of Oz Why She's On The List: After you're done being terrified of her throughout your formative years, The Wicked Witch Of The West... Ver mas
"The last to go will see the first three go before her - and your little dog too." The Wicked Witch Of The West

Played By: Margaret Hamilton
Film: The Wizard Of Oz

Why She's On The List: After you're done being terrified of her throughout your formative years, The Wicked Witch Of The West is most fascinating upon re-examination when you're older (certainly in these post Wicked times) because she's so much maligned. Sure, she's a miserable old bag and the title gives her game away a bit, but she's not really done nothing wrong that we can prove, and seems quite justified in seeking revenge for the theft of her dead sister's ruby slippers. There's no excusing the flying monkeys, though.

Finest Hour: Meeting her demise at the wrong end of a bucket of water.
Ha recibido 344 puntos

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Michelle Pfeiffer como LadyHawke

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Michelle Pfeiffer como LadyHawke

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Frances McDormand como Marge Gunderson

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Frances McDormand como 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." Marge Gunderson Played By: Frances McDormand Film: Fargo Why She's On The List: In stark contrast to... Ver mas
"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." Marge Gunderson

Played By: Frances McDormand
Film: Fargo

Why She's On The List: In stark contrast to pretty much every other movie cop ever, Marge is just about the nicest police officer you're ever likely to meet. But don't be fooled - she's no small town rube, nor does she let being in the final stages of pregnancy stop her from solving an extortion/kidnapping case with a few grisly murderers. One of the Coens' greatest creations, brought to life by Mrs Joel (who was actually pregnant at the time, so a real family affair), she's a perfect creation - with the screenwriting and acting Oscars to prove it.

Finest Hour: Making us believe she's found an important clue in the snow - it's morning sickness.
Ha recibido 299 puntos

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Kurt Russell como Snake Plissken

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Kurt Russell como Snake Plissken

"I don't give a fuck about your war - or your President!" Snake Plissken Played By: Kurt Russell Film: Escape From New York, Escape From L.A. Why He's On The List: It takes more than an eye-patch to make an icon, something John Carpenter and eternal muse Kurt Russell understood all too... Ver mas
"I don't give a fuck about your war - or your President!" Snake Plissken

Played By: Kurt Russell
Film: Escape From New York, Escape From L.A.

Why He's On The List: It takes more than an eye-patch to make an icon, something John Carpenter and eternal muse Kurt Russell understood all too well when creating Snake Plissken. But it sure does help. As does nicking a horde of characteristics from great movie tough guys - Eastwood's voice, Marvin's pissed-off attitude - and blending it with Russell's natural charisma. The result? A true one-off: a cranky, hard-as-nails, nihilistic badass that nobody in their right mind would mess with. But we'd heard he was dead.

Finest Hour: His smirk at the movie's end.
Ha recibido 297 puntos

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James Stewart como George Bailey

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James Stewart como George Bailey

"What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down." George Bailey Played By: James Stewart Film: It's A Wonderful Life Why He's On The List: What would Christmas be like without this movie and Jimmy Stewart... Ver mas
"What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down." George Bailey

Played By: James Stewart
Film: It's A Wonderful Life

Why He's On The List: What would Christmas be like without this movie and Jimmy Stewart's finest role? As George Bailey, the small-town family man with a heart of gold but a head full of doubt, Stewart delivers an astonishingly nuanced turn as a suicidal case slowly getting to grips with the idea that life is worth living after all.

Finest Hour: That ending, when George realises that - hey! - it is a wonderful life after all.
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Ben Stiller como Hombre Blanco Bueno

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Ben Stiller como Hombre Blanco Bueno

"Nobody makes me bleed my own blood! Nobody!" White Goodman Played By: Ben Stiller Film: Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Why He's On The List: A spot-on send-up of odious bosses and body fascists, it's the unbelievably petty White Goodman - not Zoolander - that will see Stiller admitted... Ver mas
"Nobody makes me bleed my own blood! Nobody!" White Goodman

Played By: Ben Stiller
Film: Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Why He's On The List: A spot-on send-up of odious bosses and body fascists, it's the unbelievably petty White Goodman - not Zoolander - that will see Stiller admitted to comedy Valhalla. A small man, physically and mentally, the magnificently-coiffed Goodman is full of bluster and braggadocio, unleashing a series of ridiculous one-liners as he veers ever closer to psychosis.

Finest Hour: His nauseating, reptilian attempt to come on to Kate (Christina Taylor) in his Globo Gym office.
Ha recibido 291 puntos

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Douglas Rain (Voz) como HAL-9000 / Douglas Rain (voice) as HAL-900

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Douglas Rain (Voz) como HAL-9000 / Douglas Rain (voice) as HAL-900

"My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I'm... afraid." HAL-9000 Played By: Douglas Rain (voice) Film: 2001: A Space Odyssey Why He's On The List: Stanley Kubrick's epic journey to the stars confuses the hell out of a lot of people... Ver mas
"My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I'm... afraid." HAL-9000

Played By: Douglas Rain (voice)
Film: 2001: A Space Odyssey

Why He's On The List: Stanley Kubrick's epic journey to the stars confuses the hell out of a lot of people, but it essentially boils down to an examination of humankind's place in the universe. HAL (that's Heuristic Algorithmic Computer) comes to represent the problems of perfect logic and the lack of spontaneous, emotional human response. His supreme intelligence is always communicated in the same succinct yet polite tone - it's our own humanity which interprets the supercomputer's voice initially as reassuring, then as rather creepy.

Finest Hour: The only two conscious crew members, Frank Poole and Dave Bowman, take what they believe to be every precaution against HAL overhearing a conversation wherein they decide to disconnect him, but he still manages rumbles the plan - HAL can read lips.
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Bruce Campbell como Ash

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Bruce Campbell como Ash

"Groovy." Ash Played By: Bruce Campbell Film: Evil Dead I, II & Army of Darkness Why He's On The List: Iconic horror characters are always bad guys - Freddy, Michael, Jason, Chucky, Pinhead. Well, almost always: Bruce Campbell's indestructible Ash is a truly iconic horror hero and, in... Ver mas
"Groovy." Ash

Played By: Bruce Campbell
Film: Evil Dead I, II & Army of Darkness

Why He's On The List: Iconic horror characters are always bad guys - Freddy, Michael, Jason, Chucky, Pinhead. Well, almost always: Bruce Campbell's indestructible Ash is a truly iconic horror hero and, in Evil Dead II especially, Exhibit A in any argument that Campbell deserved to be a bigger star. Morphing from shrieking, possibly insane shrinking violet to grim, grey-haired Mad Max-a-like in the blink of an eye, Ash is a delirious, delicious, dimwitted parody of action heroes.

Finest Hour: Virtually the whole of Evil Dead II, but we'll go for the tooling-up montage which ends with Ash, chainsaw bolted to his missing hand, reborn. Groovy, indeed.
Ha recibido 287 puntos

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Matthew Broderick como Ferris Bueller

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Matthew Broderick como Ferris Bueller

"A) You can never go too far. B) If I get caught, it is not going to be by a guy like that." Ferris Bueller Played By: Matthew Broderick Film: Ferris Bueller's Day Off Why He's On The List: Perhaps the least angry voice of teen rebellion you'll ever come across, Ferris has no great... Ver mas
"A) You can never go too far. B) If I get caught, it is not going to be by a guy like that." Ferris Bueller

Played By: Matthew Broderick
Film: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Why He's On The List: Perhaps the least angry voice of teen rebellion you'll ever come across, Ferris has no great obstacles in life (he's from a wealthy family, and his biggest gripe is that he was given a birthday computer instead of a car), but his quest is universal - to have a good time, and to do it now while he's young. Broderick's challenge is to keep what could be a malcontent brat likeable, and he achieves this in spades. It's a role he's never managed to top, but if you're going to be remembered, why not for something as awesome as this?

Finest Hour: Performing Twist & Shout on a Chicago parade float in front of thousands of people.
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Robert Shaw como Quint

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Robert Shaw como Quint

"I'll find him for three. I'll catch him and kill him, for ten�" Quint Played By: Robert Shaw Film: Jaws Why He's On The List: The most colourful member of Jaws' trinity of heroes, Quint could well have been a stereotypical salty sea dog (with traces of Moby Dick's Ahab). But we really... Ver mas
"I'll find him for three. I'll catch him and kill him, for ten�" Quint

Played By: Robert Shaw
Film: Jaws

Why He's On The List: The most colourful member of Jaws' trinity of heroes, Quint could well have been a stereotypical salty sea dog (with traces of Moby Dick's Ahab). But we really should know better, and from the scars scene through to the Indianapolis speech, Shaw reveals frail, fragile layers beneath the sea shanties and wild overconfidence. His death, spitting blood as the shark bites him in two, is profoundly disturbing.

Finest Hour: What else? The speech about the sinking of the USS Indianapolis. How Shaw didn't win an Oscar for that, we'll never know.
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John Wayne como Ethan Edwards

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John Wayne como 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... Ver mas
"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." Ethan Edwards

Played By: John Wayne
Film: The Searchers

Why He's On The List: Cinema's archetypal loner, Ethan's complexities lie in his war-ravaged attitude to life (he fought for the Confederate army), and a deeply entrenched racist attitude to Native Americans. Obviously this creates a problem when a war party comes through and murders his brother's family - except for Ethan's niece Debbie, who is abducted. Many people believe The Searchers itself to be racist, and to a point it is, but it's important to draw the distinction between Ethan's character and the overarching attitude of the film (which essentially isn't).

Finest Hour: His family is re-united, but ever the outsider, Ethan cannot join them, and instead returns to the wilderness.
Ha recibido 269 puntos

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Nick Frost como Ed

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Nick Frost como Ed

"Can I get any of you cunts a drink?" Ed Played By: Nick Frost Film: Shaun Of The Dead Why He's On The List: Even Simon Pegg knew that, when writing the Ed part for his real life BFF, Nick Frost, he was giving him the scene-stealing role. Everyone knows someone like Ed - slovenly, bit of... Ver mas
"Can I get any of you cunts a drink?" Ed

Played By: Nick Frost
Film: Shaun Of The Dead

Why He's On The List: Even Simon Pegg knew that, when writing the Ed part for his real life BFF, Nick Frost, he was giving him the scene-stealing role. Everyone knows someone like Ed - slovenly, bit of an arsehole, but he's a mate because he makes you laugh - and Frost is perfect as a lovable, loyal lump who can't help but say the wrong thing at the wrong time. Every time.

Finest Hour: His genuinely touching death scene. Oh, spoiler.
Ha recibido 266 puntos

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Jeremy Bulloch como Boba Fett

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Jeremy Bulloch como Boba Fett

"He's no good to me dead." Boba Fett Played By: Jeremy Bulloch Film: The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi Why He's On The List: Before his back story was rewritten, Boba Fett was the coolest thing in the Star Wars universe that wasn't played by Harrison Ford. He took no shit from... Ver mas
"He's no good to me dead." Boba Fett

Played By: Jeremy Bulloch
Film: The Empire Strikes Back, Return Of The Jedi

Why He's On The List: Before his back story was rewritten, Boba Fett was the coolest thing in the Star Wars universe that wasn't played by Harrison Ford. He took no shit from Darth Vader. He wore a cool helmet. He outwitted Han Solo. He had a jetpack. Now, though, he sounds like a Kiwi, and we know that he began life as a brat with about a million brothers. Not cool, but the Original Trilogy Boba abides.

Finest Hour: Tracking Han Solo to Bespin, by hiding in the garbage. Sneaky bastard.
Ha recibido 265 puntos

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Nathan Fillion como Mal Reynolds

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Nathan Fillion como Mal Reynolds

"There's a lot of fine ways to die. I ain't waiting for the Alliance to choose mine." Mal Reynolds Played By: Nathan Fillion Film: Serenity Why He's On The List: Poor box-office aside, there's no taking away from the fact that Mal is one of the best characters in recent sci-fi. It's... Ver mas
"There's a lot of fine ways to die. I ain't waiting for the Alliance to choose mine." Mal Reynolds

Played By: Nathan Fillion
Film: Serenity

Why He's On The List: Poor box-office aside, there's no taking away from the fact that Mal is one of the best characters in recent sci-fi. It's largely thanks to Fillion's solid grasp of the role, playing the ship's captain as an imperfect leader who's frequently bested in verbal sparring by his shipmates, but who is unquestionably the top dog among them. Like a Han Solo for the new age, we hope he'll be given more chances for adventure.

Finest Hour: Making time for banter with Inara even while springing the Operative's trap.
Ha recibido 255 puntos

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Jon Heder como Napolean Dynamite

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Jon Heder como Napolean Dynamite

"Who's the only one here who knows illegal ninja moves from the government?" Napolean Dynamite Played By: Jon Heder Film: Napoleon Dynamite Why He's On The List: Another kid with a name like a superhero, you can certainly say that Napoleon is his own man (well, boy). Although a high... Ver mas
"Who's the only one here who knows illegal ninja moves from the government?" Napolean Dynamite

Played By: Jon Heder
Film: Napoleon Dynamite

Why He's On The List: Another kid with a name like a superhero, you can certainly say that Napoleon is his own man (well, boy). Although a high-schooler, his lifestyle has ground to a halt at that point in childhood where everyone is dead sure of their own coolness. It's only through this self-assuredness that Napoleon makes it through his days in Preston, Idaho, and by the film's end, he's some kind of hero - although nobody's exactly sure what.

Finest Hour: Dancing in front of the whole school as part of friend Pedro's campaign for class president.
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Steve Carell como Brick Tamland

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Steve Carell como Brick Tamland

"I love lamp." Brick Tamland Played By: Steve Carell Film: Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy Why He's On The List: To compete with a character like Ron Burgundy, you have to have something special: Brick Tamland has it. The world champion of movie morons, Steve Carell's mentally... Ver mas
"I love lamp." Brick Tamland

Played By: Steve Carell
Film: Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy

Why He's On The List: To compete with a character like Ron Burgundy, you have to have something special: Brick Tamland has it. The world champion of movie morons, Steve Carell's mentally retarded weatherman attacks every line with an innocent, boyish zeal that allows him to get away with doing and saying things that would probably find most other people subject of a hate campaign from the Daily Mail.

Finest Hour: His painful attempt to invite Veronica Corningstone to the "pants party."
Ha recibido 209 puntos

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Will Ferrell como Ron Burgundy

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Will Ferrell como Ron Burgundy

"I have many leather-bound books, and my apartment smells of rich mahogany." Ron Burgundy Played By: Will Ferrell Film: Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy Why He's On The List: Star of the funniest comedy of the last 20 years, Ron Burgundy towers over the rest of the moronic... Ver mas
"I have many leather-bound books, and my apartment smells of rich mahogany." Ron Burgundy

Played By: Will Ferrell
Film: Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy

Why He's On The List: Star of the funniest comedy of the last 20 years, Ron Burgundy towers over the rest of the moronic, blustering blowhards on Will Ferrell's CV. A truly deluded world class buffoon, Burgundy is nothing less than the American Alan Partridge, a stuck-record sexist endlessly fascinated by the sound of his own voice and obsessed with his own image. We'd hate him, if he weren't so damned funny. Anchorman 2 now, please.

Finest Hour: Ron's phone-box meltdown, following the brutal punting of his beloved gentleman friend, Baxter. He's in a glass case of emotion, apparently.
Ha recibido 190 puntos

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Dennis Hopper como Frank Booth

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Dennis Hopper como Frank Booth

"Heineken? Fuck that shit! Pabst! Blue! Ribbon!" Frank Booth Played By: Dennis Hopper Film: Blue Velvet Why He's On The List: The role that revitalised Dennis Hopper's career, Frank Booth is an unrepentant, perverted, sadistic sonofabitch whose only purpose is to be so evil that the world... Ver mas
"Heineken? Fuck that shit! Pabst! Blue! Ribbon!" Frank Booth

Played By: Dennis Hopper
Film: Blue Velvet

Why He's On The List: The role that revitalised Dennis Hopper's career, Frank Booth is an unrepentant, perverted, sadistic sonofabitch whose only purpose is to be so evil that the world seems a better place when the hero blows his brains out. From his entrance, huffing oxygen while raping Isabella Rossellini, it's clear that Frank is the scariest villain in David Lynch's filmography. Which is saying something.

Finest Hour: His terrifying mood shift while listening to Dean Stockwell lip-sync to Roy Orbison's In Dreams. From beatific smile to snarling demon in the blink of an eye.
Ha recibido 177 puntos

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John Cusack como Martin Q. Blank

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John Cusack como Martin Q. Blank

"You can never go home again, Oatman� but I guess you can shop there." Martin Q. Blank Played By: John Cusack Film: Grosse Pointe Blank Why He's On The List: The joy of John Cusack's best movie is watching him fill in the Blank - in this case, a deadly assassin suffering a crippling... Ver mas
"You can never go home again, Oatman� but I guess you can shop there." Martin Q. Blank

Played By: John Cusack
Film: Grosse Pointe Blank

Why He's On The List: The joy of John Cusack's best movie is watching him fill in the Blank - in this case, a deadly assassin suffering a crippling existential crisis. As caustic with his dialogue as he is deadly with his trigger fingers, Blank's trip to his high school reunion sees him get acquainted with his touchy-feely side, to hilarious effect.

Finest Hour: At the reunion, Martin is handed a baby, and stares into its eyes as Under Pressure builds on the soundtrack. Taking a life will never be easy again.
Ha recibido 164 puntos

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Christopher Walken como Vincenzo Coccotti

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Christopher Walken como Vincenzo Coccotti

"I'm the Anti-Christ. You got me in a vendetta kind of mood." Vincenzo Coccotti Played By: Christopher Walken Film: True Romance Why He's On The List: You can't have a list like this without a turn from the most idiosyncratic actor around. And you've plumped for this glorious cameo, with... Ver mas
"I'm the Anti-Christ. You got me in a vendetta kind of mood." Vincenzo Coccotti

Played By: Christopher Walken
Film: True Romance

Why He's On The List: You can't have a list like this without a turn from the most idiosyncratic actor around. And you've plumped for this glorious cameo, with Walken's black-haired, blackhearted Sicilian trading delicious Tarantino dialogue with a captive Dennis Hopper, before getting so riled that he's forced to kill him. Coccotti never appears again, but we can't be alone in wanting to see an entire movie about him.

Finest Hour: It's the kiss he delivers to Dennis Hopper before dispatching him that really stands out.
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Richard E. Grant como Withnail

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Richard E. Grant como Withnail

"We've just run out of wine; what are we gonna do about it?" Withnail Played By: Richard E. Grant Film: Withnail & I Why He's On The List: A magnificent underachiever, some people revel in their bitter self-pity - Withnail, with his well-entrenched upper class upbringing, projects it as... Ver mas
"We've just run out of wine; what are we gonna do about it?" Withnail

Played By: Richard E. Grant
Film: Withnail & I

Why He's On The List: A magnificent underachiever, some people revel in their bitter self-pity - Withnail, with his well-entrenched upper class upbringing, projects it as his birthright. An unemployable lovely from 1969, his absolute conviction that a) he's a better actor than anyone, and b) he's better than anyone, will forever have us in stitches, as it's in such contrast with his surroundings and predicament. Not so much fun for his put-upon flatmate (a boyish, nervous Paul McGann), though.

Finest Hour: Hamlet in the rain.
Ha recibido 153 puntos

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Chow Yun-Fat como Tequila

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Chow Yun-Fat como Tequila

"You're full of shit, you know that? There's a toilet over there." Tequila Played By: Chow Yun-Fat Film: Hard Boiled Why He's On The List: The maverick cop to end all maverick cops, in the action film to end all action films, Yun-fat's cocksure, reckless Tequila is a one-man army with a... Ver mas
"You're full of shit, you know that? There's a toilet over there." Tequila

Played By: Chow Yun-Fat
Film: Hard Boiled

Why He's On The List: The maverick cop to end all maverick cops, in the action film to end all action films, Yun-fat's cocksure, reckless Tequila is a one-man army with a sneering disregard for authority, a God-given gift for mayhem, and guns that never run out. But he's got a sensitive side too, playing clarinet in a jazz bar� run by John Woo himself!

Finest Hour: The warehouse shoot-out when Tequila decides to take on an army of thugs, swinging into action on a rope, toting the biggest shotgun you'll ever see.
Ha recibido 151 puntos

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Jeff Anderson como Randal Graves

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Jeff Anderson como Randal Graves

"This job would be great if it wasn't for the fucking customers." Randal Graves Played By: Jeff Anderson Film: Clerks Why He's On The List: Randal is the voice of countless generations - anyone who's had a shitty customer service job in their early twenties will understand his attitude... Ver mas
"This job would be great if it wasn't for the fucking customers." Randal Graves

Played By: Jeff Anderson
Film: Clerks

Why He's On The List: Randal is the voice of countless generations - anyone who's had a shitty customer service job in their early twenties will understand his attitude, wishing they could have articulated their frustration with his artful profanity and supreme disregard for, well, anything. But the key to Randal is that he doesn't necessarily hate his job, it's just that he remembers not to care.

Finest Hour: Randal ignores a customer and her small child while he phone-orders a long list of sordidly titled porn films from a distributor. When he reaches the end of the lengthy spiel, he dismissively asks "Oh, and what was the one you wanted again?"
Ha recibido 150 puntos

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