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Poll: Fictional Medal of Honor Character Portrayals

These movie and TV characters are members of an exclusive club, all are fictitious recipients of the United States Medal of Honor. Some characters earned their medal for a fictitious action portrayed on-screen. Others, it is not even part of the movie or TV series' story line, but simply part of their character's backstory.

Which movie or television character portrayal of a fictitious U.S.A. Medal of Honor or its equivalent* recipient is most worthy of commendation? * Congressional Medal of Honors for Space or Aviation achievements

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    Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump (1994)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Forrest Gump

    as played by Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump (1994)

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    Clint Eastwood in Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

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    Meg Ryan in Courage Under Fire (1996)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Capt. Karen Emma Walden

    as played by Meg Ryan in Courage Under Fire (1996)

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    Tom Cruise in The Last Samurai (2003)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Nathan Algren

    as played by Tom Cruise in The Last Samurai (2003)

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    Harrison Ford in Air Force One (1997)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: President James Marshall

    as played by Harrison Ford in Air Force One (1997)

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    Sylvester Stallone in First Blood (1982)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: John J. Rambo

    as played by Sylvester Stallone in Rambo (2008) franchise

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    Mark Wahlberg in Shooter (2007)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Bob Lee Swagger

    as played by Mark Wahlberg in Shooter (2007)

    as played by Ryan Phillippe in Shooter (2016)

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    Ward Bond in Fort Apache (1948)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Sgt. Maj. Michael O'Rourke

    as played by Ward Bond in Fort Apache (1948)

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    Matt Damon stars as Rannulph Junuh

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Rannulph Junuh

    as played by Matt Damon in The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

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    Pat Morita in The Karate Kid (1984)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Mr. Kesuke Miyagi

    as played by Pat Morita in The Karate Kid (1984) franchise

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    George Peppard in The A-Team (1983)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith

    as played by George Peppard in The A-Team (1983)

    as played by Liam Neeson in The A-Team (2010)

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    Willem Dafoe in Clear and Present Danger (1994)

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    Laurence Harvey in The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

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    Ed Harris in The Rock (1996)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: General Francis X. Hummel

    as played by Ed Harris in The Rock (1996)

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    Ice Cube stars in Revolution Studios' new action thriller XXX: State of the Union.

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Darius Stone aka xXx

    as played by Ice Cube in xXx: State of the Union (2005)

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    Toby Huss in King of the Hill (1997)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Cotton Hill

    as voiced by Toby Huss in King of the Hill (1997)

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    Bruce Davison in High Crimes (2002)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Brig. Gen. Bill Marks

    as played by Bruce Davison in High Crimes (2002)

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    William Prince in Dead Reckoning (1947)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Sgt. Johnny Drake

    as played by William Prince in Dead Reckoning (1947)

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    Scott Speedman in xXx: State of the Union (2005)

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    Clint Eastwood in Firefox (1982)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Mitchell Gant

    as played by Clint Eastwood in Firefox (1982)

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    Brian Krause in Charmed (1998)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Leo Wyatt

    as played by Brian Krause in Charmed (1998)

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    Casey Siemaszko in Gardens of Stone (1987)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Wildman

    as played by Casey Siemaszko in Gardens of Stone (1987)

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    Robert Mitchum and Teresa Wright in Pursued (1947)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Jeb Rand

    as played by Robert Mitchum in Pursued (1947)

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    Robert Taylor in Devil's Doorway (1950)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Lance Poole

    as played by Robert Taylor in Devil's Doorway (1950)

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    The Majestic (2001)

    Fictitious MoH recipient: Luke Trimble

    as voiced by Matt Damon in The Majestic (2001)


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