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)

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Dorothy Gale
(Judy Garland)

The Verdict (1982)

Frank Galvin
(Paul Newman)

The Lord of the Rings
(2001-2003) trilogy

Gandalf the Grey
(Ian McKellen)

Gandhi (1982, UK)

Mahatma Gandhi
(Ben Kingsley)

Elmer Gantry (1960)

Elmer Gantry
(Burt Lancaster)

Twentieth Century (1934)

Lily Garland
(Carole Lombard)

Red River (1948)

Matthew Garth
(Montgomery Clift)

The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Henry "Lou" Gehrig
(Gary Cooper)

Wall Street (1987)

Gordon Gekko
(Michael Douglas)

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

(Richard Burton)

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

(Drew Barrymore)

the Scream films


The Innocents (1961, UK)

Miss Giddens
(Deborah Kerr)

The Little Foxes (1941)

Regina Giddens
(Bette Davis)

All That Jazz (1979)

Joe Gideon
(Roy Scheider)

Gilda (1946)

Gilda (Mundson Farrell)
(Rita Hayworth)

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

(Ben Chapman/Ricou Browning)

Chinatown (1974)

J.J. "Jake" Gittes
(Jack Nicholson)

Gloria (1980)

Gloria (Swenson)
(Gena Rowlands)

Schindler's List (1993)

Amon Goeth
(Ralph Fiennes)

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Sara Goldfarb
(Ellen Burstyn)

Goldfinger (1964, UK)

Auric Goldfinger
(Bert Frobe)

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Gold Hat
(Alfonso Bedoya)

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Holly Golightly
(Audrey Hepburn)

The Lord of the Rings

Gollum (aka Smeagol)
(Andy Serkis)

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

(Lock Martin)

Clerks (1994)

Randal Graves
(Jeff Anderson)

In a Lonely Place (1950)

Laurel Gray
(Gloria Grahame)

The Last Seduction (1994)

Bridget Gregory (aka Wendy Kroy)
(Linda Fiorentino)

National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) and other National Lampoon films (1985, 1989, 1997)

Clark Griswold
(Chevy Chase)

Terms of Endearment (1983)

Aurora Greenway
(Shirley MacLaine)

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005, UK) and similar films

(Nick Park (creator))

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

(voice of Vin Diesel)

Die Hard (1988)

Hans Gruber
(Alan Rickman)

Forrest Gump (1994)

Forrest Gump
(Tom Hanks)

Fargo (1996)

Marge Gunderson
(Frances McDormand)

Gunga Din (1939)

Gunga Din
(Sam Jaffe)

Westworld (1973)

(Yul Brynner)

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

M. Gustave
(Ralph Fiennes)

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Kasper Gutman ("The Fat Man")
(Sydney Greenstreet)

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