Great movie characters


  1. kevincott

    kevincott Well-Known Member Contributor

    Thought it would be fun to go over some of the great movie characters. Great characters can be almost any role, large or small, but they tend to steal the scene.

    Here are five quickies:

    - Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark
    - Val Kilmer as Doc Holiday Tombstone
    - Antoniono Bandaras as El Mariachi Desparado
    - Malcom McDowell as Alex Clockwork Orange
    - Darth Vader The Empire Strikes Back

    All of these movies I consider classics.

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  2. davoid

    davoid Well-Known Member

    Dustin Hoffman as Ratso in Midnight Cowboy
  3. tube517

    tube517 Well-Known Member Contributor

    Hannibal Lecter in Silence of the Lambs (Anthony Hopkins)
    Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver (Robert DeNiro)
    The Joker in The Dark Knight (Heath Ledger)
    Jack Torrance in The Shining (Jack Nicholson)
    Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas (Joe Pesci)
    Tony Montana in Scarface (Al Pacino)

    All criminals :laugh:
  4. kevincott

    kevincott Well-Known Member Contributor


    I am ashamed to admit I never saw Taxi Driver or Midnight Cowboy, this might push me to finally watch them.
  5. jameshood

    jameshood New Member

    Leonardo Dicaprio is my favorite character from Titanic. I like him so much.
  6. Mr. Hunt from all the MI series
    Captain Jack from all the Pirates of Caribbean Series
  7. Gmash

    Gmash Well-Known Member

    I have a lot of favorites, but how about Dennis Hopper in True Romance? Not a big part, but memorable. Lots of good characters in that movie, actually.
  8. kevincott

    kevincott Well-Known Member Contributor

    Johnny Depp in anything he does, the man is a great actor that seems to only take roles that are off kilt.

    Johnny Depp = The Man.
  9. saptech

    saptech Well-Known Member

    The one part about this movie that really turned me off, between Dennis Hooper & Chris Walken, how they brought up the **N** word and it wasn't any Blacks in the movie. I wonder why it had to be put into the script.

    Just a thought!
  10. Gmash

    Gmash Well-Known Member

    He said it to piss off the Sicilian gangsters enough to kill him quickly instead of torturing him. He was pushing their buttons.
  11. intrdrgn

    intrdrgn Well-Known Member

    Clint Eastwood - Dirty Harry & Spaghetti Western
    Bruce Willis - John McClaine (Die Hard Movies)
    Gordon Liu - Buddah Monk (36th Chamber & Master Killer)
    Wesley Snipes - Blade
    So far these are my all time fav's in this order.
  12. davoid

    davoid Well-Known Member

    All true, but not as memorable as his character in David Lynch's Blue Velvet... Now that was some disturbing acting with the oxygen mask
  13. Gmash

    Gmash Well-Known Member

    Haha yeah! That was one crazy-ass movie.
  14. AndroJar

    AndroJar Member

    Ditto , Johnny Depp \m/
  15. doniago

    doniago Well-Known Member

    Leonard Shelby in Memento. (Guy Pearce)
    Oskar Schindler and Itzhak Stern and Amon Goeth in Schindler's List. (Liam Neeson/Ben Kingsley/Ralph Fiennes)
  16. Gmash

    Gmash Well-Known Member

    I love Memento. Picked it up on Blu-Ray recently for super cheap out of the bargain bin at Best Buy. Have it on VHS around here somewhere. Skipped the DVD lol.:p
  17. davoid

    davoid Well-Known Member

    Harry Callahan, of course.


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  18. olbriar

    olbriar Moderator Moderator

    Betty Davis as Charlotte in Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte

    Don't knock it if you haven't seen it. lol
  19. Mehta23

    Mehta23 Guides Guide

    Sirious Black - Harry Potter 3
  20. Speed Daemon

    Speed Daemon Disabled

    Bomb #20 in "Dark Star". :D
  21. Davdi

    Davdi Well-Known Member Contributor

    Faye Dunaway in Bonnie & Clyde
    Brian Blessed in Flash Gordon
    Dustin Hoffman in Midnight cowboy
    Mel Blanc - for all the voices in Warner Brothers cartoons.
    Robert Mitchum in ... just about anything
  22. davoid

    davoid Well-Known Member

    But especially Night of the Hunter :eek:
  23. squallsama

    squallsama New Member

    deril from walking dead is best character)
  24. JnEricsonx

    JnEricsonx Well-Known Member

    Vin Diesel in Pitch Black-interesting antihero/unabashed killer
    Sid 6.7 as played by Russell Crowe in Virtuosity-you could tell he was just having fun, and he was sure having fun again in The Man with the Iron Fists.
  25. speed208

    speed208 Guest

    Maximus in Gladiator.
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