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Top 10 Most Iconic Movie Characters of the 21st Century


The 21st century has been an exciting time for movies, with new technology, fresh perspectives, and incredible characters gracing our screens. From superheroes to villains, from heartwarming heroes to terrifying monsters, the 21st century has given us some truly iconic movie characters. In this article, we'll take a look at the top 10 most iconic movie characters of the 21st century.


1.Iron Man/Tony Stark (Marvel Cinematic Universe)

Robert Downey Jr. brought the character of Tony Stark/Iron Man to life in 2008, and he has since become one of the most beloved characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With his wit, charm, and technological genius, Stark has become a symbol of the MCU and one of the most iconic characters of the 21st century.


2.The Joker (The Dark Knight)

Heath Ledger's performance as the Joker in 2008's "The Dark Knight" was nothing short of legendary. His maniacal laughter, twisted worldview, and anarchic personality made him an unforgettable villain and one of the most iconic characters in movie history.


3.Harry Potter (Harry Potter franchise)

Daniel Radcliffe's portrayal of the boy wizard has made Harry Potter one of the most iconic characters of the 21st century. With his courage, loyalty, and determination, Harry has become a symbol of hope and resilience for millions of fans around the world.


4.Gollum (The Lord of the Rings trilogy)

Andy Serkis's motion-capture performance as the twisted and tormented Gollum in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy was a groundbreaking achievement. With his haunting voice and twisted body language, Gollum has become one of the most iconic movie characters of all time.


5.Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games)

Jennifer Lawrence's portrayal of Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games" made her a symbol of resistance and rebellion. With her courage, compassion, and fierce determination, Katniss has become one of the most beloved movie characters of the 21st century.


6.John Wick (John Wick trilogy)

Keanu Reeves's portrayal of John Wick has made him one of the most badass movie characters of the 21st century. With his lethal skills, dogged determination, and intense focus, John Wick has become a fan favorite and a symbol of cinematic cool.


7.Elsa (Frozen)

Idina Menzel's performance as Elsa in the Disney smash hit "Frozen" has made her one of the most beloved and iconic animated characters of the 21st century. With her powerful voice, icy powers, and emotional journey, Elsa has become a symbol of empowerment and self-discovery for millions of fans.


8.Captain Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean franchise)

Johnny Depp's portrayal of the flamboyant and eccentric Captain Jack Sparrow in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise has made him one of the most iconic movie characters of the 21st century. With his wit, charm, and swashbuckling style, Sparrow has become a fan favorite and a symbol of cinematic adventure.


9.Neo (The Matrix trilogy)

Keanu Reeves's portrayal of Neo in "The Matrix" trilogy has made him one of the most iconic movie characters of the 21st century. With his martial arts skills, philosophical insights, and cool demeanor, Neo has become a symbol of rebellion and self-discovery for a generation of moviegoers.


10.Darth Vader (Star Wars prequel trilogy)

Hayden Christensen's portrayal of Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader in the "Star Wars" prequel trilogy has cemented the iconic villain's place in movie history. With his intimidating presence, dark charisma, and tragic backstory



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