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Indiana Jones whips Bond in greatest movie character poll

While Walter White tops TV rankings...

By Lester Haines, 24 Jun 2015

Reg reader movie buffs will doubtless have an opinion on the news that Indiana Jones has been voted "greatest movie character of all time".

The whip-cracking archaeologist beat James Bond into second spot in a public poll conducted by Empire. Han Solo rolled in third, meaning two podium appearences for George Lucas and Harrison Ford.

The Dark Side of the Force was represented by Darth Vader in ninth place. Ripley from Alien was the sole female to make the top 10:

  1. Indiana Jones
  2. James Bond
  3. Han Solo - Star Wars
  4. Batman
  5. Ellen Ripley - Alien
  6. The Joker
  7. John McClane - Die Hard
  8. Tyler Durden - Fight Club
  9. Darth Vader - Star Wars
  10. The Dude - The Big Lebowski

Empire's 10,000 voters also selected their fave TV characters, as follows:

  1. Walter White - Breaking Bad
  2. Tyrion Lannister - Game Of Thrones
  3. Homer Simpson
  4. The Doctor - Doctor Who
  5. Tony Soprano - The Sopranos
  6. Sherlock Holmes - Sherlock
  7. Buffy The Vampire Slayer
  8. Jack Bauer - 24
  9. Omar Little - The Wire
  10. Frank Underwood - House Of Cards

We'll hand over to you lot for the traditional "what no [insert name], you must be joking" comments...®

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