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Poll: True American Movie Icons

Celebrating the 4th of July, here's a list of characters who represented a little more than the heroic side of their respective movies; they became symbols of what generally make American heroes shine in and beyond the national borders: idealism, persistence, coolness, bravery and a little je-ne-sais-quoi that make us (foreigners) wish for a while that we could belong to the same place.

Which of these American Icons is your number one pick?

After voting, you might discuss the list here

Results of 528 votes:

  1. 1.

    Christopher Reeve in Superman (1978)

     
    Because if there's got to be a superhero, it's gotta be him!
  2. 2.

    Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump (1994)

     
    Because there's gotta be the man who ran across America (and built its history here and there)!
  3. 3.

    Sylvester Stallone, Tony Burton, and Burt Young in Rocky IV (1985)

     
    Because there's gotta be the ultimate underdog!

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