Monday, November 21, 2011

100 Famous Screen Characters (Quiz Answers)

  1. Alvy Singer:   Woody Allen in Annie Hall (1977)
  2. Antoine Doinel:  Jean Pierre Leaud in The 400 Blows (1959) and sequels
  3. Axel Foley:  Eddie Murphy in the Beverley Hills Cop (1984) and sequels
  4. Benjamin Braddock, Mrs Robinson:  Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft in The Graduate (1967)
  5. Bill The Butcher:  Daniel Day-Lewis Gangs Of New York (2002)
  6. Bree Daniels:  Jane Fonda in Klute (1971)
  7. Brigid O’Shaughnessy:  Mary Astor in The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  8. C. K. Dexter Haven  Tracy Lord:  Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn in The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  9. Captain Willard, Kurtz:  Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now (1979)
  10. Castor Troy, Sean Archer:  Nicholas Cage, John Travolta in Face/Off (1997)
  11. Catherine Trammell:  Sharon Stone in Basic instinct (1992)
  12. Cody Jarrett:  James Cagney in White Heat (1949)
  13. Daphne, Josephine, Sugar Cane, Osgood E Fielding:  Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Marilyn Monroe, Joe E.Brown in Some Like It Hot (1959)
  14. Dirk Diggler, Amber Waves, Rollergirl:  Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Heather Graham in Boogie Nights (1997)
  15. Dorothy, Toto:  Judy Garland in The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
  16. Dr Richard Kimble:  Harrison Ford in The Fugitive (1993 )
  17. Dumbledore, Snape, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Hagrid:  Richard Harris/Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Robbie Coltrane in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) and sequels
  18. Elliott Ness:  Kevin Costner in The Untouchables (1987)
  19. Ethan Edwards:  John Wayne in The Searchers (1956)
  20. Ethan Hunt:  Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible (1996), and sequels
  21. FBI Special Agent Johnny Utah:  Keanu Reeves in Point Break (1991)
  22. Frank Abagnale Jr. :  Leonardo Dicaprio in Catch Me If You Can (2002)
  23. Frank Drebin:  Leslie Nielsen in The Naked Gun (1988)  and sequels
  24. Frank T.J. Mackey, Quiz Kid Donnie Smith, Earl Partridge, Jimmy Gator:  Tom Cruise, William H Macy, Jason Robards, Philip Baker Hall in Magnolia (1999)
  25. Fred C Dobbs:  Humphrey Bogart in The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre (1948)
  26. Frodo Baggins, Sam Gamgee , Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, Saruman, Gollum:  Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Ian Holm, Ian McKellen, Christopher Lee, Andy Serkis in The Lord Of The Rings:  The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001) and sequels
  27. George And Martha:  Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor in Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf (1966)
  28. Gordon Gecko:  Michael Douglas in Wall Street (1987)
  29. Group Captain Colonel Mandrake:  Peter Sellars in Dr Strangelove (1964)
  30. H.A.L:  The Robot (Voiced By Douglas Rain ) in 2001:  A Space Odyssey (1968)
  31. Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, C 3PO, R2D2, Obi Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader:  Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels,  Kenny Baker, Alec Guinness, Dave Prowse(Voiced By James Earl Jones) in Star Wars (1977) and sequels
  32. Hannibal Lector, Clarice Starling:  Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster in The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)
  33. Harry Callahan:  Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry (1971) and sequels
  34. Harry Lime, Holly Martins:  Orson Welles, Jospeh Cotten in The Third Man (1949)
  35. Harry Palmer:  Michael Caine in The Ipcress File (1965) and sequels
  36. Hawkeye Pierce:  Donald Sutherland in M*A*S*H (1970)
  37. Henry Hill, Jimmy Conway:  Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro in Goodfellas (1990)
  38. Holly Golightly:  Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast At Tiffany’s (1961)
  39. J.J. Hunsecker, Sidney Falco:  Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis in The Sweet Smell Of Success (1957)
  40. Jade Fox:  Pei-Pei Cheng in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
  41. Jake Gittes, Noah Cross:  Jack Nicholson, John Huston in Chinatown (1974)
  42. Jaws:  Richard Kiel in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) And Moonraker (1979)
  43. Jedediah Leland, Mr Bernstein, Susan Alexander, Thatcher:   Joseph Cotton, Everett Sloane, Dorothy Comingmore, George Coukouris in Citizen Kane (1941) (and of course Orson Welles played Charles Foster Kane)
  44. Jimmy Porter:  Richard Burton in Look Back in Anger (1959)
  45. Joe Lampton:  Laurence Harvey in Room At The Top (1959)
  46. Joel Barish, Clementine Kruczynski:  Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet in Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004)
  47. Jules, Vincent Vega, Marsellus Wallace:   Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta, Ving Rhames in Pulp Fiction (1994)
  48. Laura Palmer:  Sheryl Lee in Twin Peaks:  Fire Walk with Me (1992)
  49. Lester Burnham:  Kevin Spacey in American Beauty (1999)
  50. Lex Luthor, Clark Kent, Lois Lane:  Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder in Superman (1978) and sequels
  51. Lieutenant Ripley:  Sigourney Weaver in Alien (1979) and sequels
  52. Lt. Aldo Raine, Col. Hans Landa : Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz in Inglourious Basterds (2009) 
  53. Luca Brazza, Clemenza :    Lenny Montana, Richard S. Castellano in The Godfather (1972) (of course there’s also Michael, Sonny, and Fredo Corleone, plus the Don himself)
  54. Marge Gunderson:  Frances Mcdormand in Fargo (1996)
  55. Margo Channing:  Bette Davis in All About Eve (1950)
  56. Maria Von Trapp:  Julie Andrews in The Sound Of Music (1965)
  57. Martin Riggs:  Mel Gibson in Lethal Weapon (1987) and sequels
  58. Maverick, Ice Man:  Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer in Top Gun (1986)
  59. Mini-Me:  Verne Troyer in Austin Powers:  The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and sequel
  60. Minnesota Fats:  Jackie Gleason in The Hustler (1961)
  61. Mr. White, Mr. Orange, Mr. Blonde, Mr. Pink, Mr. Brown:  Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Steve Buscemi, Quentin Tarantino in Reservoir Dogs (1992)
  62. Neo, Morpheus, Trinity, Agent Smith, Oracle:   Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Gloria Foster in The Matrix (1999) and sequels
  63. Nick And Nora Charles:  William Powell and Myrna Loy in The Thin Man (1934) and sequels
  64. Norma Desmond:  Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  65. Norman Bates:  Anthony Hopkins in Pyscho (1960) and sequels.
  66. Norman Maine:  James Mason in A Star Is Born (1954)
  67. Nurse Ratched, Randall T McMurphy:  Louise Fletcher, Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
  68. O-Ren Ishii:  Lucy Liu in Kill Bill:  Vol. 1 (2003)
  69. Philip Marlowe:  (most famously) Humphrey Bogart in The Big Sleep (1946)
  70. Professor Higgins, Eliza Doolittle:  Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller in Pygmalion (1938) or Rex Harrison, Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady (1964)
  71. Pussy Galore:  Honor Blackman in Goldfinger (1964)
  72. Q/M/Miss Moneypenny:  Various Actors in Various James Bond Films
  73. Ratso, Joe Buck:  Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight in Midnight Cowboy (1969)
  74. Rhett Butler, Scarlett O’Hara:  Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind (1939)
  75. Rick (Blaine):  Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca (1942)
  76. Rico:  Edward G Robinson in Little Caesar (1931)
  77. Roger O. Thornhill:  Cary Grant in North By Northwest (1959)
  78. Roger 'Verbal' Kint:  Kevin Spacey in The Usual Suspects (1995)
  79. Rufus T Firefly:  Groucho Marx in Duck Soup (1933)
  80. Rupert Pupkin:  Robert De Niro in The King Of Comedy (1983)
  81. Sam Spade:  (most famously) Humphrey Bogart in The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  82. Sarah Connor, John Connor:  Linda Hamilton, various actors in The Terminator (1984) and sequels
  83. Stanley Kowalski, Blanche Dubois:  Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) 
  84. Terry Malloy:  Marlon Brando in On The Waterfront (1954)
  85. The Cooler King:  Steve McQueen in The Great Esacpe (1963)
  86. The Dude:  Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski (1998)
  87. The Man With No Name:  Clint Eastwood in A Fistful Of Dollars (1964) and sequels
  88. The Ringo Kid:  John Wayne in Stagecoach (1939)
  89. The Swede:  Burt Lancaster in The Killers (1946)
  90. The Tramp:  Charlie Chaplin in Kid Auto Races at Venice (1914) and many other films after that
  91. Tom Joad:  Henry Fonda in The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)
  92. Tony Montana: Al Pacino in Scarface (1983)
  93. Travis Bickle:  Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver (1976)
  94. Tyler Durden:  Brad Pitt in Fight Club (1999)
  95. Vincent Hanna, Neil McCauley:  Al Pacino, Robert De Niro in Heat (1995)
  96. Virgil Tibbs:  Sidney Poitier in in The Heat Of The Night (1967) and sequels
  97. Walter Burns, Hildy :  Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell in His Girl Friday (1940)
  98. Walter Neff, Phyllis Dietrichson:  Fred McMurray, Barbra Stanwyck in Double indemnity (1944)
  99. William Mundy:  Clint Eastwood in The Unforgiven (1992)
  100. Woody, Buzz Lightyear:  Tom Hanks, Tim Allen in Toy Story (1995) and sequels.

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