All movies become so awesome and exciting to watch if we see some hilarious and charismatic characters,who stick to our memory at once there. Movie characters are able to make us think, worry, love, sympathize etc., and all these feelings can be as natural as if we kept a real person in our minds at that moment. Here they are: 10 movie characters we all love and remember, that can be deservedly called the best ones in cinematography history. If you have someone else to mention here, you are always welcome.
Vito Corleone is one of the main characters in a well-known and extremely popular The Godfather. Marlon Brando was perfect in this role, and he even won Oscar for the Best Actor in a Leading Role. This crime drama is believed to be one of the greatest movies today. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather in general and Vito Corleone in particular became the favorites for millions of people. We remember Don Corleone for his strong character and his colorful expressions quoted today by all fans.
Dr. Henry “Indiana” Jones is a protagonist of Stephen Spielberg and George Lucas franchise about the adventures of a well-known archaeologist. Indiana is known for his fear of snakes, rich sense of humor and his iconic look personified by Harrison Ford. By the way, Indiana Jones has a real-life prototype – a German legendary archaeologist and writer, Otto Rahn.
We all watched The Matrix, a legendary science fiction action movie, created by The Wachowski brother. This movie is still the only one of its kind: it gathers numerous religious and philosophical ideas, and makes us think of our real existence in this world. The Matrix’s protagonist named Neo, played by Keanu Reeves, became the symbol of people’s freedom who gave his life for their safety.
Thanks to this young wizard, we all know that a real friendship and love can do everything in this cruel world. No matter how small you are, no matter what powers you have – your close people are the most important thing for everyone to have. Harry Potter, the main character of J. K. Rowling’s fantasy novels, personified by a British actor Daniel Radcliffe, became the poster child for the whole generation of 2000s.
Captain Jack Sparrow, a charismatic and really talented pirate, personified by Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean, still remains the great example of headpiece, sense of humor, craft, and intelligence combination. Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is not over yet, so we have big chances to see Jack Sparrow again in 2014.
Dr. Hannibal Lecter, personified by a brilliant actor, Anthony Hopkins, is one of the first and most famous maniacs of the cinema world. This character was a central figure in the trilogy Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, and Red Dragon. Known for his great mind, intelligence and psychological tricks that he used to play with his victims.
One of the most popular movie villains, played by a famous actor Jack Nicholson in the original Batman movie of 1989, and perfectly personified by an excellent 29-year-old actor Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight sequel of 2008, who tragically died because of overdose and didn’t see this film’s release.
We all know Star Wars, an epic space franchise created by George Lucas. And even if you are not its huge fan, you’ve probably heard of Darth Vader, one of Star Wars’ most popular characters, known for his phrase “Luke, I’m your father!”. This movie character was perfectly portrayed by David Prowse, and his famous voice belongs to James Earl.
One of the most famous movie robots who was created to kill but still helped John Connor to live. Portrayed by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Terminator becomes John’s best friend to save him from the machines. Terminator became famous for his epic phrases “I’ll be back”, “Hasta la vista, baby”, “Come with me, if you want to live”, and others. All of them still remain colorful expressions used by thousands of people from all over the world.
This British secret agent with a code name “007” is a fictional character created by Ian Fleming. Perfectly portrayed by many famous actors, including Daniel Craig, Sean Connery and Pierce Brosnan, James Bond stays young and attractive for 50 years already. His strength, charisma and intelligence can be a great example of braveness, patriotism, and individuality.
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