Which actor has played the TWO greatest characters of all time?

  • Which actor has played the TWO greatest characters of all time?

Film history is full of classic characters: Freddy Krueger, John McClane, Ellen Ripley, Tony Montana, Katniss Everdeen and Ron Burgundy to name a few.

Any Hollywood star worth their salt has a legendary film character to call their own, but how many have two?

We want you to tell us which Hollywood star has the best two film characters of all time.

Here are a couple that we have in mind.

Harrison Ford - Indiana Jones and Han Solo

Indiana Jones - a renegade archaeologist who spends his spare time hunting hidden treasures and fighting Nazis.

Han Solo - a renegade pilot of the Millennium Falcon who spends his spare time fighting in the Rebel Alliance.

Sir Ben Kingsley - Mahatma Gandhi and Don Logan

Mahatma Gandhi - the non-violent leader of the Indian independence movement who campaigns for independence from a British-ruled India.

Don Logan - a violent, foul-mouthed psychopathic mobster, sent to Spain to convince a retired safe-cracker back to London for one last job.

Al Pacino - Tony Montana and Michael Corleone

Tony Montana - a bloodthirsty Cuban who is desperate to chase the "American Dream" of being a filthy-rich gangster.

Michael Corleone - a bloodthirsty (albeit initially reluctant) American-Italian gangster who is desperate to avenge his family's deaths and become a powerful gangster.

Bruce Willis - John McClane and Butch Coolidge

John McClane - a New York City cop who seems to get mixed up with terrorists and is forced into the position of vigilante hero.

Butch Coolidge - an over-the-hill boxer who takes a bribe from mob boss Marsellus Wallace to throw a fight, only he eyes up a double-cross.

Arnold Schwarzenegger - The Terminator and Douglas Quaid/Hauser

The Terminator - a human-slaying robot sent back in time to kill Sarah Connor, future mother of the leader of the world after a robot uprising that will take place.

Douglas Quaid - a construction worker who gets a memory implant, which turns him into a secret agent fighting against the evil Mars dictator (and then some).

Robert Downey Jr. - Tony Stark and Sherlock Holmes

Tony Stark - the genius billionaire inventor and playboy who manufacturers weapons for the US military and uses his skills to build a rocket-powered super suit to fight supervillains.

Sherlock Holmes - the genius scientist and consulting detective who uses his powers of deduction to solve crimes and foil his mortal enemy Professor Moriaty.

Brad Pitt - Tyler Durden and Mickey O'Neil

Tyler Durden - the creator of bare-knuckle, white-collar fighting Fight Club whose later terrorist acts reveal him as part of a split personality.

Mickey O'Neill - bare-knuckle boxing champion who gets mixed up with Turkish, Bricktop and the shady (and deadly) underworld of illegal boxing.

Johnny Depp - Captain Jack Sparrow and Edward Scissorhands

Captain Jack Sparrow - the scene-stealing, dubiously-moraled pirate and former captain of the Black Pearl who lives by his own set of rules.

Edward Scissorhands - a wild-haired, white-faced fairy tale character with scissors instead of hands who is a trusting and naive manchild.

Christian Bale - Patrick Bateman and Bruce Wayne/Batman

Patrick Bateman - a rich Wall Street banker who lives a double life where he perceives himself as one of the most vicious serial killers alive.

Bruce Wayne/Batman - a billionaire orphan who lives a double life as a caped and masked vigilant, who takes down the gangsters and criminals in his corrupt city, but vows not to kill.

Uma Thurman - Beatrix Kiddo (The Bride) and Mia Wallace

Beatrix Kiddo (The Bride) - a sword-wielding, revenge-seeking former member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad (DiVAS) who is out to kill the rest of the members of the squad, who failed to kill her first time round.

Mia Wallace - the iconic wife of mob boss Marcellus Wallace, who accidently snorts a line of heroin and has to have an adrenaline shot to stop her from overdosing.

Sir Ian McKellan - Gandalf and Magneto

Gandalf - the leader of the Fellowship of the Ring, a wizard who helps Frodo and pals from Middle Earth to Mordor (thanks to a resurrection).

Magneto - a metal-manipulating mutant who believes that humans and mutant can't co-exist, and through evil means, plans to have the world leaders become mutants.

Mike Myers - Wayne Campbell and Austin Powers

Wayne Campbell - the rock and roll enthusiast and co-host of the cult success Wayne's World TV show.

Austin Powers - a groovy secret agent from the hard-partying swinging '60s, who constantly has to foil the world domination plans of his nemesis Dr. Evil.

Leonardo DiCaprio - Dom Cobb and Calvin Candie

Dom Cobb - a professional thief who infiltrates victims' dreams to con secrets from them. His wife committed suicide and her manifestation affects his in-dream abilities.

Calvin Candie - a charming, but brutal owner of a slave plantation named Candyland, who enjoys watching slaves fight to the death and owner of Django's wife.

Will Ferrell - Ron Burgundy and Chazz Michael Michaels

Ron Burgundy - the Emmy award-winning anchorman of San Diego's KVWN Channel 4 news team. He is arrogant, egotistical, superficial, misogynistic, narcissistic, and pretentious but always confident and impeccably turned out.

Chazz Michael Michaels - a sex addict and incredibly gifted figure skater, who is forced to team up with rival Jimmy MacElroy after both are banned from singles competition for fighting for life.

Robert De Niro - Vito Corleone and Travis Bickle

Vito Corleone - head of the Corleone crime family, he is smuggled out of Sicily to America as a child, he becomes very rich through his olive oil firm and illegal activities.

Travis Bickle - a New York City taxi driver with a personality disorder who considers killing a presidential candidate and commits (or imagines) an armed rampage.

Julie Andrews - Mary Poppins and Maria von Trapp

Mary Poppins - the magical Victorian nanny who is "practically perfect in every way" and knows her way around a 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' or two.

Maria von Trapp - a free-spirited nun-in-training from Austria who looks after the seven von Trapp children.

Hugo Weaving - Agent Smith and V

Agent Smith - an A.I. program built into The Matrix to eliminate threats to the stability of the system that breaks out and tries to populate the entire Matrix with clones of himself.

V - a masked freedom fighter against the fascist and tyrannical Norsefire political party running the United Kingdom.

Jim Carrey - Ace Ventura and Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask

Ace Ventura - a crazed, animal-loving 'Pet Detective' with some unusual (and hilarious) vulgar and flamboyant personality traits.

Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask - a downtrodden 'nice guy' who sticks on an wooden mask and becomes a zoot-suited, green-faced, bizarre trickster known as the Mask, who is able to cartoonishly alter himself and his surroundings at will.

Sylvester Stallone - John Rambo and Rocky Balboa

John Rambo - a PTSD-suffering Vietnam vet who has to shoot a lot of people with massive guns... just because.

Rocky Balboa - an everyman who 'overcomes all of his life obstacles' to become a professional and championship winning boxer.

Tom Hanks - Forrest Gump and Woody

Forrest Gump - a mentally-stunted Alabaman, who achieves great things and meets greater people just by being really good at running.

Sheriff Woody - a stuffed, drawstring cowboy toy who initially feels under threat from a cool new toy, but eventually becomes great friends with him.

 

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