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Poll: The most inspiring hero from a 'Best Picture' is ...

Probably the most recurring or inevitable character from a Best Picture winner : the inspirational hero, a man or a woman of conviction and action, who faces adversity, even sacrifices his (or her) life for an ultimate triumph, filling our hearts with hope, faith in humanity, faith in our own potential. So, which of these 25 heroes and heroines from a Best Picture winner, would you say, is the most inspiring?

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Results of 13,433 votes:

  1. 1.


    Gladiator (2000), Russell Crowe
  2. 2.


    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), Viggo Mortensen
  3. 3.

    Oskar Schindler

    Schindler's List (1993), Liam Neeson

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