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The 100 Greatest Movie Characters | Empire | 1. Tyler Durden

"You're not your job. You're not how much money you have in the bank. You're not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You're not your fucking khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world." Tyler Durden

Played By: Brad Pitt
Film: Fight Club

Why He's On The List: Tyler Durden is not a nice man. He'll pee in your soup, sleep with your girl, make soap out of your fat and bombs out of your soap, and beat you to a pulp. And yet he's just been voted, against all the odds, the greatest movie character of all time. In truth, it's not hard to see why - for Durden, as created by Brad Pitt, encapsulates that old saying about Bond, "men want to be him, women want to bed him" more perfectly than perhaps even Bond. He's effortlessly stylish, unshakeably cool, and dangerously charismatic. He's a rock star god, a natural-born leader, a trend-setter. He is unrestrained id, he is a monster, he is the very image of modern man (or at least how modern man would like to see himself). He looks like what you want to like, he fucks like you want to fuck, and he is an utterly indelible creation. No. 1? He deserves it, and then some.

Finest Hour: The first night of Fight Club, and Tyler takes to the floor for a little speech about rules...

The 100 Greatest Movie Characters | Empire | 1. Tyler Durden
Brad Pitt as Tyler Durden

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