From super-evil bad guys like Hannibal Lecter to the heroic adventures of Indiana Jones - in the movies, we find them all: the gangsters and the coppers, the psychos and the superheroes. This book features more than 120 of the greatest heroes and villains in the history of the cinema complete with photographs of the actors playing them, a brief introduction and memorable quotations.
To put everything into scale, every character gets a score out of 10, to establish his or her goodness or evilness.
The list of the best and worst characters of all time includes:
• Gangsters and Coppers
• Supergood and Superbad
• Fantasy & Horror
• Science Fiction
• Funny Faces
• Heroic Heroes
• People from real life.
Rocky, Don Corleone, Jason Bourne, Ellen Ripley and many, many more. This beautifully illustrated and richly documented book gives you an appetite for the movies and their most memorable heroes and villains.
Fien Meyendonckx graduated from Literature and Film at the University of Antwerp. She started working as an editor and author for Tectum in 2009 and is currently involved in several projects.