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Poll: AFI nominated rivalries ...

Following the recent exciting thread of AFI-related polls, these are the 22 pairs of heroes and villains from the same film (not just the same series or franchise) that were nominated for the American Film Institute Top 100 list of memorable screen-characters (those who made the list are marked with a *), which of them is the most memorable rivalry or pair of antagonistic characters?

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    Broken Blossoms (1919)

    The Yellow Man vs. 'Battling' Burrows
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    The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

    Robin Hood* vs. Sir Guy of Gisbourne
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    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

    Jefferson Smith* vs. Senator Joseph Payne
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    Casablanca (1942)

    Rick Blaine* vs. Major Heinrich Strasser
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    It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

    George Bailey* vs. Mr. Potter*
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    Rear Window (1954)

    L.B. 'Jeff' Jeffries vs. Lars Thornwald
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    On the Waterfront (1954)

    Terry Malloy* vs. Johnny Friendly
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    Chinatown (1974)

    J.J. 'Jake' Gittes vs. Noah Cross*
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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

    Randle Patrick 'R.P.' McMurphy vs. Nurse Ratched*
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    Superman (1978)

    Superman* vs. Lex Luthor
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    Blade Runner (1982)

    Rick Deckard vs. Roy Batty
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    The Terminator (1984)

    Sarah Connor vs. The Terminator*
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    The Untouchables (1987)

    Elliot Ness vs. Al Capone
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    Working Girl (1988)

    Tess McGill vs. Katherine Parker
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    Die Hard (1988)

    John McClane vs. Hans Gruber*
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    Batman (1989)

    Batman* vs. The Joker*
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    The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    Clarice Starling* vs. "Buffalo Bill" James Gumb

    (Hannibal Lecter was nominated and even topped the Top 50 villains, but since the focus of this poll is on rivalries and antagonistic characters, Buffalo Bill is the more coherent choice for the poll)

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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

    T-800* vs. T-1000
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    Schindler's List (1993)

    Oskar Schindler* vs. Amon Goeth*
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    The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

    Andy Dufresne vs. Warden Samuel Norton
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    Fargo (1996)

    Marge Gunderson* vs. Carl Showalter & Gaear Grimsrud
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    Shane (1953)

    Shane* vs. Jack Wilson

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