Our Favorite Male Characters

Believe it or not, there is actually an offical day to celebrate males. Since 1999, International Men’s Day has been going on.  And despite how most of the staff feels about this day, we cannot help to love doing lists for fun. Therefore, we are ranking our favorite male characters from past and current films and television shows.

The categories are:

  • Favorite Male Film Character (past-2010)
  • Favorite Male Film Character (2011-present)
  • Favorite Male TV Character (past shows no longer airing)
  • Favorite Male TV Character (2012 or from ongoing series)

And here are our picks!



  • Bill Murray as Bob Harris in Lost in Translation
  • Ben Whishaw as Robert Frobisher in Cloud Atlas
  • Lee Pace as Ned – The Piemaker in Pushing Daisies
  • James Van der Beek as James Van der Beek in Don’t Trust The B—- in Apartment 23




  • Al Pacino as Tony Montana in Scarface (1983)
  • Ryan Gosling as Driver in Drive
  • Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing in Friends
  • Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody in Homeland


  • Taimak as Bruce Leroy in The Last Dragon
  • Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man in Iron Man and The Avengers
  • Kōichi Yamadera voicing Spike Spielgle in Cowboy Bebop
  • Idris Elba as John Luther in Luther
Who are your favorite male characters on film and television?

1 Response

  1. GIACOMO says:

    Gus Fring from Breaking Bad – murky sexuality, murky ethics, damn sharp style

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