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Encyclopedia > AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes and Villains
AFI 100 Years... series:
100 Movies - (1998)
100 Stars - (1999)
100 Laughs - (2000)
100 Thrills - (2001)
100 Passions - (2002)
100 Heroes and Villains - (2003)
100 Songs - (2004)
100 Movie Quotes - (2005)
Film Scores - (2005)
Musicals - (2006)
100 Cheers - (2006)
100 Movies (10th Anniversary) - (2007)
AFI's 10 Top 10 - (2008)

AFI's 100 Years...100 Heroes and Villains is a list of the 50 greatest movie heroes and villains chosen by American Film Institute in June of 2003. It is part of the AFI 100 Years... series. The series was first presented in a CBS special hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger. The presentation program was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Special.[1] The American Film Institute, celebrating the 100th anniversary of film, created several top 100 lists covering movies in United Statesian cinema. ... The first of the AFI 100 Years. ... Part of the AFI 100 Years. ... The 100 funniest American films. ... The 100 most heart-pounding American films as described by the AFI on the evening of June 12, 2001. ... Part of the AFI 100 Years. ... Part of the AFI 100 Years. ... Part of the AFI 100 Years. ... Part of the AFI 100 Years. ... Part of the AFI 100 Years. ... 100 Years. ... AFI’s 100 Years. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The American Film Institute, celebrating the 100th anniversary of film, created several top 100 lists covering movies in United Statesian cinema. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German IPA: ; born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, Golden Globe-winning actor, businessman and politician currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... An Emmy Award. ...


In several cases, the characters on the lists are seen in two or more films. The primary or original (if possible) film that character(s) was in is listed, or that film that was given particular attention during the program.

Contents

The list

Heroes Villains
1 John "Bluto" Blutarsky (National Lampoon's Animal House, John Belushi) Hannibal Lecter (The Silence of the Lambs, Anthony Hopkins)
2 Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harrison Ford) Norman Bates (Psycho, Anthony Perkins)
3 James Bond (Dr. No, Sean Connery) Darth Vader (The Empire Strikes Back, David Prowse and voiced by James Earl Jones)
4 Rick Blaine (Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart) Wicked Witch of the West (The Wizard of Oz, Margaret Hamilton)
5 Will Kane (High Noon, Gary Cooper) Nurse Ratched (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Louise Fletcher)
6 Clarice Starling (The Silence of the Lambs, Jodie Foster) Mr. Potter (It's a Wonderful Life, Lionel Barrymore)
7 Rocky Balboa (Rocky, Sylvester Stallone) Alex Forrest (Fatal Attraction, Glenn Close)
8 Ellen Ripley (Aliens, Sigourney Weaver) Phyllis Dietrichson (Double Indemnity, Barbara Stanwyck)
9 George Bailey (It's a Wonderful Life, James Stewart) Regan MacNeil (The Exorcist, Linda Blair and voiced, when possessed by the demon, by Mercedes McCambridge)
10 T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia, Peter O'Toole) The Queen (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Lucille La Verne)
11 Jefferson Smith (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, James Stewart) Michael Corleone (The Godfather Part II, Al Pacino)
12 Tom Joad (The Grapes of Wrath, Henry Fonda) Alex DeLarge (A Clockwork Orange, Malcolm McDowell)
13 Oskar Schindler (Schindler's List, Liam Neeson) HAL 9000 (2001: A Space Odyssey, voiced by Douglas Rain)
14 Han Solo (Star Wars, Harrison Ford) The Alien (Alien, Bolaji Badejo and Tom Woodruff, Jr.)
15 Norma Rae Webster (Norma Rae, Sally Field) Amon Göth (Schindler's List, Ralph Fiennes)
16 Shane (Shane, Alan Ladd) Noah Cross (Chinatown, John Huston)
17 Harry Callahan (Dirty Harry, Clint Eastwood) Annie Wilkes (Misery, Kathy Bates)
18 Robin Hood (The Adventures of Robin Hood, Errol Flynn) The Shark (Jaws)
19 Virgil Tibbs (In the Heat of the Night, Sidney Poitier) Captain Bligh (Mutiny on the Bounty, Charles Laughton)
20 Butch & Sundance (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Paul Newman & Robert Redford) Man (Bambi)
21 Mahatma Gandhi (Gandhi, Ben Kingsley) Mrs. John Iselin (The Manchurian Candidate, Angela Lansbury)
22 Spartacus (Spartacus, Kirk Douglas) The Terminator (The Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger)
23 Terry Malloy (On the Waterfront, Marlon Brando) Eve Harrington (All About Eve, Anne Baxter)
24 Thelma Dickinson & Louise Sawyer (Thelma & Louise, Geena Davis & Susan Sarandon) Gordon Gekko (Wall Street, Michael Douglas)
25 Lou Gehrig (The Pride of the Yankees, Gary Cooper) Jack Torrance (The Shining, Jack Nicholson)
26 Superman (Superman, Christopher Reeve) Cody Jarrett (White Heat, James Cagney)
27 Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein (All the President's Men, Robert Redford & Dustin Hoffman) Martians (The War of the Worlds)
28 Juror #8 (12 Angry Men, Henry Fonda) Max Cady (Cape Fear, Robert Mitchum)
29 General George Patton (Patton, George C. Scott) Reverend Harry Powell (The Night of the Hunter, Robert Mitchum)
30 Luke Jackson (Cool Hand Luke, Paul Newman) Travis Bickle (Taxi Driver, Robert De Niro)
31 Erin Brockovich (Erin Brockovich, Julia Roberts) Mrs. Danvers (Rebecca, Judith Anderson)
32 Philip Marlowe (The Big Sleep, Humphrey Bogart) Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow (Bonnie and Clyde, Faye Dunaway & Warren Beatty)
33 Marge Gunderson (Fargo, Frances McDormand) Count Dracula (Dracula, Béla Lugosi)
34 Tarzan (Tarzan the Ape Man, Johnny Weissmuller) Dr. Christian Szell (Marathon Man, Laurence Olivier)
35 Alvin York (Sergeant York, Gary Cooper) J.J. Hunsecker (Sweet Smell of Success, Burt Lancaster)
36 Rooster Cogburn (True Grit, John Wayne) Frank Booth (Blue Velvet, Dennis Hopper)
37 Obi-Wan Kenobi (Star Wars, Alec Guinness) Harry Lime (The Third Man, Orson Welles)
38 The Tramp (City Lights, Charlie Chaplin) Caesar Enrico Bandello (Little Caesar, Edward G. Robinson)
39 Lassie (Lassie Come Home, Pal) Cruella De Vil (One Hundred and One Dalmatians, Betty Lou Gerson)
40 Frank Serpico (Serpico, Al Pacino) Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Robert Englund)
41 Arthur Chipping (Goodbye, Mr. Chips, Robert Donat) Joan Crawford (Mommie Dearest, Faye Dunaway)
42 Father Edward J. Flanagan (Boys Town, Spencer Tracy) Tom Powers (The Public Enemy, James Cagney)
43 Moses (The Ten Commandments, Charlton Heston) Regina Giddens (The Little Foxes, Bette Davis)
44 Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle (The French Connection, Gene Hackman) Baby Jane Hudson (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Bette Davis)
45 Zorro (The Mark of Zorro, Tyrone Power) The Joker (Batman, Jack Nicholson)
46 Batman (Batman, Michael Keaton) Hans Gruber (Die Hard, Alan Rickman)
47 Karen Silkwood (Silkwood, Meryl Streep) Tony Camonte (Scarface, Paul Muni)
48 The Terminator (Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Arnold Schwarzenegger) Verbal Kint (The Usual Suspects, Kevin Spacey)
49 Andrew Beckett (Philadelphia, Tom Hanks) Auric Goldfinger (Goldfinger, Gert Fröbe)
50 Maximus Decimus Meridius (Gladiator, Russell Crowe) Alonzo Harris (Training Day, Denzel Washington)

The characters

  • Batman, It's a Wonderful Life, Schindler's List, and The Silence of the Lambs are the only films to have characters appear on both lists (the Alien is from Alien and Ripley is listed for the sequel, Aliens, Darth Vader is listed for The Empire Strikes Back and not Star Wars, and James Bond is listed for Dr. No and not Goldfinger).
  • The Terminator is the only character to appear on both lists, although strictly speaking the villain and hero are separate characters.
  • Star Wars is the only film to have two characters appear in the same list, Han Solo and Obi-Wan Kenobi as heroes.
  • Three characters from three separate Stanley Kubrick films appear on the villains list (Alex DeLarge, HAL 9000, and Jack Torrance).
  • In the Villains list, the nameless hunter who shot Bambi's mother appears.

The actors

  • Gary Cooper is the only actor to appear three times on the list; in all three he appeared as a hero.
  • Humphrey Bogart, James Stewart, Henry Fonda, James Cagney, Harrison Ford, Jack Nicholson, Robert Mitchum, Robert Redford, Bette Davis and Paul Newman each appear twice on the same list.
  • Al Pacino and Arnold Schwarzenegger each appear on both lists.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger is the only actor to appear at least once on each list for playing identical characters.

Real people

In some cases on the list, real people (portrayed by actors) or characters based on real people appear. John Blutarsky, or Bluto to his friends, is a fictional character from the 1978 comedy film, Animal House. ... National Lampoons Animal House is a 1978 comedy film in which a misfit group of fraternity boys take on the system at their college. ... John Adam Belushi (January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982) was an Emmy Award-winning American comedian, actor and musician, notable for his work on Saturday Night Live, National Lampoons Animal House, and The Blues Brothers. ... Hannibal Lecter is a fictional character in a series of novels by author Thomas Harris. ... The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 Academy Award-winning film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. ... For the composer, see Antony Hopkins. ... This article is about the fictional character. ... This article is about the film. ... For the silent film actor, see Harrison Ford (silent film actor). ... Norman Bates is a fictional character created by writer Robert Bloch as the central character in his novel Psycho. ... Psycho is a 1960 suspense/horror film directed by auteur Alfred Hitchcock from the screenplay by Joseph Stefano about a psychotic killer. ... Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) was an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe-winning American stage and screen actor best known for his role as Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcocks Psycho and its three sequels. ... Commander James Bond, CMG, RNVR is a fictional character created by novelist Ian Fleming in 1952. ... Dr. No is a 1962 spy film. ... Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born August 25, 1930) is an Academy Award-, Golden Globe-, and BAFTA Award-winning Scottish actor and producer who is perhaps best known as the first actor to portray James Bond in cinema, starring in seven Bond films. ... For information on this characters appearance in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, see Anakin Skywalker. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the first released Star Wars movie, and the second film released in the original trilogy. ... David Dave Prowse, MBE (born July 1, 1935 in Bristol, United Kingdom) is an English body-builder, weightlifter and actor, most widely known for his role as the physical form of Darth Vader. ... James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American Academy Award-nominated, Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor of film and stage well known for his deep basso voice. ... The main characters: from left to right Rick Blaine, Captain Renault, Victor Laszlo and Ilsa Lund Casablanca is a 1942 movie set during World War II in the Vichy-controlled Moroccan city of Casablanca. ... This article is about the 1942 film. ... Bogart redirects here. ... The Wicked Witch, as portrayed by Margaret Hamilton in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz The Wicked Witch of the West (or simply The Wicked Witch) is a character in the fictional Land of Oz created by American author L. Frank Baum in his childrens books. ... The Wizard of Oz (film) redirects here. ... Margaret Hamilton could also refer to a local politician in the United Kingdom. ... Will Kane is a fictional character and the hero of the film, High Noon. ... High Noon is a 1952 western film which tells the story of a town sheriff, who has just married a pacifist Quaker woman. ... Gary Cooper (born Frank James Cooper May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American film actor of English heritage. ... Louise Fletcher as Nurse Ratched in the 1975 film. ... One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest is a 1975 film directed by MiloÅ¡ Forman. ... Louise Fletcher as Winn Adami on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Louise Fletcher (born July 22, 1934) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Clarice M. Starling is a fictional character in the novels The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal by Thomas Harris. ... The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 Academy Award-winning film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. ... Alicia Christian Jodie Foster (born November 19, 1962) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress, director and producer. ... Mr. ... For other uses, see Its a Wonderful Life (disambiguation). ... Lionel Barrymore (born Lionel Herbert Blythe on April 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 15, 1954 in Van Nuys, California) was an American Academy Award Winning actor of stage, radio and film. ... Robert Rocky Balboa, Sr. ... Rocky is a 1976 film written by and starring Sylvester Stallone and directed by John G. Avildsen. ... 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Phyllis Dietrichson is the fictional major female character in the 1944 film Double Indemnity. ... This article is about the 1944 film. ... Barbara Stanwyck (July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was a four-time Academy Award-nominated, three-time Emmy Award-winning, and Golden Globe-winning American actress of film, stage, and screen. ... For other uses, see Its a Wonderful Life (disambiguation). ... For other persons named James Stewart, see James Stewart (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into The Exorcist. ... The Exorcist is an Academy Award-winning 1973 American horror film, adapted from the 1971 novel of the same name by William Peter Blatty, dealing with the demonic possession of a young girl, and her mother’s desperate attempts to win back her daughter through an exorcism conducted by two... Linda Denise Blair (born January 22, 1959 in St. ... 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One hero, Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle, is based on a real-life New York City detective named Eddie Egan. Alvin York, and his army registration card Alvin Cullum York (December 13, 1887 – September 2, 1964) was a United States soldier, famous as a World War I hero. ... This article refers to the individual. ... George Patton redirects here. ... Bob Woodward signs his book State of Denial after a talk in March 2007. ... Carl Bernstein (left) and Bob Woodward (right)This image is pending deletion. ... Henry Louis Lou Gehrig (June 19, 1903 â€“ June 2, 1941), born Ludwig Heinrich Gehrig[2], was an American baseball player in the 1920s and 1930s, who set several Major League records and was popularly called the The Iron Horse[2] for his durability. ... This article is about the historical figure. ... Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 2, 1869–January 30, 1948) (Devanagari : मोहनदास करमचन्द गांधी, Gujarati મોહનદાસ કરમચંદ ગાંધી) was a national icon who led the struggle for Indias independence from British colonial rule, empowered by tens of millions of common Indians. ... Butch Cassidy (13 April 1866 - c. ... Harry Alonzo Longabaugh (1867 - c. ... Oskar Schindler (28 April 1908 – 9 October 1974) was a Sudeten German industrialist credited with saving almost 1,200[1][2] Jews during the Holocaust, by having them work in his enamelware and ammunitions factories located in what is now Poland and the Czech Republic respectively. ... Lawrence of Arabia redirects here. ... Image:Edwardjflanagan. ... Francisco Vincent Serpico (born April 14, 1936) is a retired New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer who is most famous for testifying against police corruption in 1971[1]. The majority of Serpicos fame, however, came after the release of the 1973 film, Serpico, which starred Al Pacino in... Karen Silkwood (February 19, 1946 – November 13, 1974) was an American labor union activist and chemical technician at the Kerr-McGee plant near Crescent, Oklahoma, United States. ... Moses with the Tablets, 1659, by Rembrandt This article is about the Biblical figure. ... 1814 portrait of William Bligh Vice-Admiral William Bligh FRS RN (9 September 1754 – 7 December 1817) was an officer of the British Royal Navy and colonial administrator. ... Amon Leopold Göth (or Goeth; November 12, 1908 – September 13, 1946) was a Hauptsturmführer of the SS and was the commandant of the Nazi concentration camp at PÅ‚aszów, Poland. ... This article is about the outlaws. ... This article is about the outlaws. ... For other persons named Joan Crawford, see Joan Crawford (disambiguation). ... Popeye Doyle is a fictional New York City police detective portrayed by actor Gene Hackman in the movie The French Connection. ... This man was noted for commitment to Fast food chains ...

External links

  • AFI's 100 Years...100 Heroes & Villains
  • IMDb - AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes and Villains

References

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