Poll Suggestion: IMDb Poll Board Favorite Male Character

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Poll Board members, please tell me what's your favorite male movie character.

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls093736540/
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Arnold Schwarzenegger as John Matrix in Commando (1985)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088944/...
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Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams in I Saw The Light 2015 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1490785/
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Luke, The Dude (obvious one), Driver, "David" (even though I'm not a fan of the film), V, Harry, Marv, John Miller, Seibei Iguchi
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No

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Paok-Kilkis

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So what's your pick?
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You know who I thought of when you mentioned Harry, Marv?
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NarniaisAwesome

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Do they have to be human?
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NarniaisAwesome

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On second thought, guess I'd better stick with humans, lol...
For now I choose Jack Slater from Last Action Herohttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107362/mediaviewer/rm847878400?ref_=ttmi_mi_all_prd_22
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Haha, when I asked about human I was thinking of Aslan from Narnia.  ;)
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List:
Names that are Not People
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls026206011/
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harry levine in 'chinese coffee'...
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Paok-Kilkis

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My vote: Achilles
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Keanu Reeves as John Wick


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Paok-Kilkis

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Nice one. I added this image of Legolas in IMDb
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Paok:
Thank you for putting Walt Kowalski on the list. That guy is great! :D
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i thought these were supposed to be 'movie' characters only as it says in the description....
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Lars Lindstrom from Lars and the Real Girl (2007)

weirdly curious when matched up with the female poll which user unintentionally created the best couple.
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I unintentionally created a pair with Borderline Personally Disorder (Rorschach from Watchmen and Susanna from Girl, Interrupted.)

Perhaps this says something about me.
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Paok-Kilkis

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And you also have Harley Quinn as a profile photo.
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Abi

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Other profile photos of my various incarnations also include Two-Face and The Joker.
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Paok-Kilkis

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Hmmm I have a feeling that you are into DC but I am not sure...
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As a kid I always liked DC over Marvel..

But I need to be honest, the DCEU films of the past decade pale miserably in comparison to the MCU ones.

Edit: I mean the DCEU proper, NOT the Nolan Trilogy, which was superb.
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My pick is Merlin from Excalibur (1981)
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I have a very weird question... Would it be arrogant and full of myself to choose some of the characters I created for my first feature film and expanded universe? Film is not out yet, but choosing the most favorite characters out of those I've created will at least be easy then from at least few dozens of options from other movies... 

While I'm at it: I know from experience that many creators develop really weird relationships with their characters. Some basically start living on their own and popping up in the most unexpected of places. 
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If there is a good image in IMDb you can choose them.
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Nikolay: That's very interesting.  Is there a link to your upcoming film on IMDb?  :D
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Joker, I don't know which one yet, Joaquin Phoneix and Heath Ledger are equally great at my eyes.
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I added Heath's version.
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Please add a discussion link.
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FYC my pick: Indiana Jones. He's very smart but tough, clever, masculine, and no-nonsense. He can charm a woman, dig up a treasure, win a fist fight, and prefers a whip to a gun.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082971/mediaviewer/rm556972800
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Jackie Earl-Haley as Rorschach in Watchmen.
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Paok-Kilkis

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Rorschach added. Could you tell me your favorite femalle character for this poll?

https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/poll-suggestion-imdb-poll-board-favorite-female-character
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Let me think about it.... get back to you in  a few.

Thank you for adding Rorschach :)

Edit: Winona Ryder as Susanna Kaysen in Girl, Interrupted, please :)

Edit 2: I hope someone nominates Anne Hathaway for The Dark Knight Rises or Interstellar or Les Miserables. My nomination stands, though.
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Paok,

For your consideration:
Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067093/mediaviewer/rm3732243712
Topol in Fiddler on the Roof 1971

Tevye and Don Quixote De La Mancha are characters I aspire to be.
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Thank you, Paok.
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Lol Dan, you are so Aspie.
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dan...agree so much with quixote...that character touches my soul....

good one.....
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Thank you Paok
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Ed, would you be willing to substitute your suggestion WITH LITERALLY ANY incarnation of Superman OTHER than Cavill's?

LOL
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Will defer to any you chose Abi!!!
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Christopher Reeve was great.

I also liked Dean Cain in the 90s TV show. (Speaking of that show, Teri Hatcher will always be the "real" Lois Lane to me.)
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Chris Reeve was a Blue/Red Superman.
Same with Dean Cain!!!
And she's a good Lois!
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