Greatest Film Characters

Greatest Film Characters
of All-Time

Greatest Film Characters of All-Time
(alphabetical, by character name)
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Greatest Film Characters of All-Time
Film Title
Character Name
Played By

Rain Man (1988)
Raymond Babbitt
Dustin Hoffman

Babe (1995)
voice of Christine Cavanaugh

Dirty Dancing (1987)
Baby (Frances Houseman)
Jennifer Grey

Baby Doll (1956)
'Baby Doll' Meighan
Carroll Baker

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

and The Hobbit films
Hobbit Bilbo Baggins
Ian Holm/Martin Freeman

It's A Wonderful Life (1946)
George Bailey
James Stewart

It's A Wonderful Life (1946)
Mary Hatch/Bailey
Donna Reed

Sixteen Candles (1984)
Samantha Baker
Molly Ringwald

Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
and others
The "Bandit"
(aka Bo Darville)
Burt Reynolds

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Tom Hardy

Transformers (2007)
and others
Mikaela Banes
Megan Fox

Barbarella (1968, Fr./It.)
Jane Fonda

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
, and franchise
Captain Hector Barbossa
Geoffrey Rush

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Linda Barrett
Phoebe Cates

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker
Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway

Big (1988)
Josh Baskin
Tom Hanks

American Psycho (2000)
Patrick Bateman
Christian Bale

Psycho (1960)
Norman Bates
Anthony Perkins

the Batman series of films
(aka Bruce Wayne)
Michael Keaton and
Christian Bale

Blade Runner (1982)
Roy Batty
Rutger Hauer

The Apartment (1960)
C.C. "Bud" Baxter
Jack Lemmon

Network (1976)
Howard Beale
Peter Finch

Bean (1997) and sequel
Mr. Bean
Rowan Atkinson

M (1931, Germany)
Hans Beckert
Peter Lorre

Philadelphia (1993)
Andrew Beckett
Tom Hanks

Beauty and the Beast (1991)
voice of Paige O'Hara

Ben-Hur (1959)
Judah Ben-Hur
Charlton Heston

Private Benjamin (1980)
Judy Benjamin
Goldie Hawn

Pride and Prejudice (1940)

Pride & Prejudice (2005, UK)
Elizabeth Bennet
Greer Garson/Keira Knightley

Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
Ellen Berent/Harland
Gene Tierney

Letter From an Unknown Woman (1948)
Lisa Berndle
Joan Fontaine

The Producers (1968)
Max Bialystock
Zero Mostel

Taxi Driver (1976)
Travis Bickle
Robert De Niro

The Birds (1963)
The Birds

The Black Pirate (1926)
The Black Pirate
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.

Blade (1998)
Wesley Snipes

Casablanca (1942)
Rick Blaine
Humphrey Bogart

The Stepfather (1987, UK)
Jerry Blake (aka Henry Morrison / Bill Hodgkins) - The Stepfather
Terry O'Quinn

Grosse Point Blank (1997)
Martin Q. 'Blank'
John Cusack

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Captain William Bligh
Charles Laughton

Out of Africa (1985)
Karen Blixen
Meryl Streep

Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Mr. Blonde (aka Vic Vega)
Michael Madsen

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966, It./Sp.) (aka Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo)
(aka The Man With No Name)
Clint Eastwood

Nightcrawler (2014)
Lou Bloom
Jake Gyllenhaal

The Blues Brothers (1980)
Jake Blues & Elwood Blues
(The Blues Brothers)
John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd

(National Lampoon's) Animal House (1978)
John "Bluto" Blutarsky
John Belushi

Dr. No (1962, UK/US)

and other Bond films
James Bond
Sean Connery
(and George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, Daniel Craig)

Adam's Rib (1949)
Adam and Amanda Bonner
Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn

In the Line of Fire (1993)
'Booth' (aka Mitch Leary)
John Malkovich

Blue Velvet (1986)
Frank Booth
Dennis Hopper

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Sacha Baron Cohen

The Bourne Identity (2002),
and series franchise
Jason Bourne
Matt Damon

Cabaret (1972)
Sally Bowles
Liza Minnelli

L.A. Confidential (1997)
Lynn Bracken
Kim Basinger

The Graduate (1967)
Benjamin Braddock
Dustin Hoffman

Funny Girl (1968)
Fanny Brice
Barbra Streisand

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
The Bride
Elsa Lanchester

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) and
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
The Bride
(aka Beatrix Kiddo)
Uma Thurman

Erin Brockovich (2000)
Erin Brockovich
Julia Roberts

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969, UK)
Miss Jean Brodie
Maggie Smith

My Left Foot (1989, UK)
Christy Brown
Daniel Day-Lewis

Back to the Future (1985)
the Back to the Future films
"Doc" Emmett Brown
Christopher Lloyd

Foxy Brown (1974)
Foxy Brown
Pam Grier

Jackie Brown (1997)
Jackie Brown
Pam Grier

Ghost (1990)
Oda Mae Brown
Whoopi Goldberg

National Velvet (1944)
Velvet Brown
Elizabeth Taylor

To Have and Have Not (1944)
Marie ("Slim") Browning
Lauren Bacall

Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Joe Buck
Jon Voight

The Last Detail (1973)
"Badass" Buddusky
Jack Nicholson

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Ferris Bueller
Matthew Broderick

Titanic (1997)
Rose Dewitt Bukater
Kate Winslet

Bullitt (1968)
Det. Lt. Frank Bullitt
Steve McQueen

My Man Godfrey (1936)
Irene Bullock
Carole Lombard

The Truman Show (1998)
Truman Burbank
Jim Carrey

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) and sequel
Ron Burgundy
Will Ferrell

American Beauty (1999)
Lester Burnham
Kevin Spacey

Broken Blossoms (1919)
Lucy Burrows
Lillian Gish

Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Jack Burton
Kurt Russell

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid
Paul Newman and Robert Redford

Gone With the Wind (1939)
Rhett Butler
Clark Gable

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