50 Greatest Film Heroes


  1. Dr. Henry “Indiana” Jones Jr. – portrayed by Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones series
  2. James Bond portrayed by Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig in James Bond series
  3. Forrest Gump – portrayed by Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump (1994)
  4. George Bailey – portrayed by James Stewart in It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)
  5. Oskar Schindler – portrayed by Liam Neeson in Schindler’s List (1993)
  6. Ellen Ripley – portrayed by Sigourney Weaver in Alien series
  7. Clarice Starling  portrayed by Jodie Foster in The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)
  8. Mahatma Gandhi – portrayed by Ben Kingsley in Gandhi (1982)
  9. Rick Blaine – portrayed by Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca (1942)
  10. Jack Dawson – portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in Titanic (1997)
  11. Severus Snape – portrayed by Alan Rickman in Harry Potter series
  12. Spider-Man/Peter Parker – portrayed by Tobey Maguire & Andrew Garfield in Spider-Man series
  13. William “Billy” Costigan – portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in The Departed (2006)
  14. Obi-Wan Kenobi – portrayed by Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor in Star Wars series
  15. T.E. Lawrence – portrayed by Peter O’Toole in Lawrence Of Arabia (1962)
  16. Maximus Decimus Meridius – portrayed by Russell Crowe in Gladiator (2000)
  17. Tom Joad – portrayed by Henry Fonda in The Grapes Of Wrath (1941)
  18. Atticus Finch – portrayed  by Gregory Peck in To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
  19. Wladyslaw Szpilman – portrayed by Adrien Brody in The Pianist (2002)
  20. Samwise Gamgee – portrayed by Sean Astin in The Lord Of The Rings trilogy
  21. Han Solo – portrayed by Harrison Ford in Star Wars original trilogy
  22. Simba – portrayed by Matthew Broderick (voice) in The Lion King (1994)
  23. The Tramp – portrayed by Charles Chaplin in The Kid (1921), The Circus (1928), City Lights (1931), Modern Times (1936)
  24. Harry Potter – portrayed by Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter series.
  25. King George VI – portrayed by Colin Firth in The King’s Speech (2010)
  26. John McClane – portrayed by Bruce Willis in Die Hard series
  27. Jefferson Smith – portrayed by James Stewart in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)
  28. E.T. – voiced by Pat Welsh in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  29. Benjamin Button – portrayed by Brad Pitt in The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2008)
  30. Rocky Balboa – portrayed by Sylvester Stallone in Rocky series
  31. Moses – portrayed by Charlton Heston in The Ten Commandments (1956)
  32. Frodo Baggins – portrayed by Elijah Wood in The Lord Of The Rings trilogy
  33. Woody and Buzz Lightyear – portrayed by Tom Hanks and Tim Allen (voices) in Toy Story trilogy
  34. Marlin – voiced by Albert Brooks in Finding Nemo (2003)
  35. Juror #8/Mr. Davis – portrayed by Henry Fonda in 12 Angry Men (1957)
  36. Reuben J. “Rooster” Cogburn – portrayed by John Wayne in True Grit (1969)
  37. Spartacus – portrayed by Kirk Douglas in Spartacus (1960)
  38. Edward Bloom – portrayed by Ewan McGregor & Albert Finney in Big Fish (2003)
  39. Michael – portrayed by Robert De Niro in The Deer Hunter (1978)
  40. Batman/Bruce Wayne – portrayed by Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney & Christian Bale in Batman series
  41. Marge Gunderson – portrayed by Frances McDormand in Fargo (1996)
  42. Iron Man/Tony Stark – portrayed by Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man series & The Avengers
  43. Detective Harry Callahan – portrayed by Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry (1971)
  44. Superman/Clark Kent – portrayed by Christopher Reeve in Superman series
  45. Captain John H. Miller – portrayed by Tom Hanks in Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  46. Randle P. McMurphy – portrayed by Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
  47. Lucas “Luke” Jackson – portrayed by Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke (1967)
  48. William Wallace – portrayed by Mel Gibson in Braveheart (1995)
  49. Ben-Hur – portrayed by Charlton Heston in Ben-Hur (1959)
  50. Austin Powers – portrayed by Mike Myers in Austin Powers series

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