The first impression in the film is very important. Of course, there are many things that viewers should consider when introducing the protagonist or antagonist characters in the movie. One of them costume and makeup that has a big role to sharpen the character. However, the actor also has an important task in animating the character or role it plays. Here are some of the characters who managed to amaze the audience and make people who witnessed it never forget the character.
Willy Wonka (Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory)
Willy Wonka is a man who knows how to tap the hearts of the audience. He is able to deceive the audience with his eccentric style and has its own characteristics so memorable. One unexpect thing of his skill in dialogue and joking, must be remember all the time.
Hannibal Lecter (Silence Of The Lambs)
“Stay away from the glass, do not get close to him”. That sentence was one of the FBI agents’ instructions to visit patients at a mental hospital facility. The scene made the audience anxious with the figure of Hannibal Lecter played by Anthony Hopkins.
In fact, Lecter was a serial killer locked up in a mental hospital. In one scene as Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) walks down the corridor to Lecter’s cell, Lecter looks as if he’s waiting for her presence and she greets him with “good morning”. The scene started one of the most interesting and complex dialogues in film history. The hannibal figure is known to the audience as being perceptive, articulate, polite and even charming, but behind it all he has a madness. Doctor Lecter’s debut will not be forgotten by film-watchers, and his figure is an inspiration for the next thriller.
The Joker (The Dark Knight)
One of the greatest movie villains in the modern era, Joker unveiled himself to show a Glasgow smile that will not be forgotten. In the first impression shown in The Dark Knight, The Joker is hiding among other clown masked robbers, neither his peers nor the audience knows where he is until the scene is played. Joker is a criminal who has above average intelligence. It’s clear that he’s an unforgettable character.
Darth Vader (Star Wars: A New Hope)
Darth Vader is one of the most recognizable figures in global pop culture. The Sith Lord shot into a super star around the world as he stormed into the Star Wars scene: Episode IV – A New Hope.
In 1977, the audience had never seen a movie scene that incorporated humans and machines so sophisticate, so the film was consider new by them. The arrival of Darth Vader’s figure is so impressive in the intense black costume, stands out from the rest, plus the dramatic support of the Imperial March.
Vito Corleone (The Godfather)
The Godfather, one of the greatest movies ever made. Marlon Brando Vito Corleone, a big man in a suit, mysterious.
Brando’s naturalistic presence reveals that he is the one who demands respect, the one who can kill someone, and is able to give an interest. The introductory scene is fill with an unusual atmosphere.
Indiana Jones (Raiders Of The Lost Ark)
The Raiders Of the Lost Ark opens with a perfect cinematic scene, and shows Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) as one of the greatest action heroes of all time.
Director Steven Spielberg made a veiled scene, information that picked up on Indiana as the story went on, but the filmmaker told the audience most of what they needed to know during this confusing piece piece. Doctor Jones is know as a strong, courageous, intelligent, humorous, dedicate, and naughty person.
Those are the characters that will continue to ring in your mind, and it seems hard to forget. Do you have the best characters in other movies?