Gallery of the Day - Movie Anti-Heroes

Gallery of the Day - Movie Anti-Heroes

We all love a good hero, but let's face it, the anti-hero is a lot more fun to watch. So pry your eyes open and enjoy our gallery of anti-heroes from film.

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I am not sure I'd consider Alex from A Clockwork Orange as an anti-hero. He is both a murderer and a rapist, with no reason given for being either beyond he enjoyed it. He may have been mistreated by the authorities afterwards, but I don't think anybody could say it was entirely undeserved.

You also missed Riddick, who is pretty much the definition of an anti-hero.

I wouldn't call Rorschach an anti-hero. He was fighting the good fight, although in a very black-and-white-no-compromises way.

Quite some on this list i would consider the villains of their movie.
But then i consider some movies have no hero or even a protagonist.

I'm not quite sure i agree that Eric Draven is an anti hero. Also no love for Han Solo?

Legion:
You also missed Riddick, who is pretty much the definition of an anti-hero.

Yeah Vin Diesel should be on anybody's anti Hero list, Riddick, Toretto, Toorop, Xander Cage, the guy has made a successful career out of anti-hero.

WabbitTwacks:
I wouldn't call Rorschach an anti-hero. He was fighting the good fight, although in a very black-and-white-no-compromises way.

That's still fitting in the anti-hero category. The "anti-" doesn't mean "villain" or "evil" it's more in line with distanced from the classical heroic traits.

With that, as some people have said, protagonists don't fit the bill of being an anti-hero just because they're a villain protagonist.

Either way, erm. Yeah. lists. Woo!

 

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