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Poll: The most inspiring hero from a 'Best Picture' is ...

Probably the most recurring or inevitable character from a Best Picture winner : the inspirational hero, a man or a woman of conviction and action, who faces adversity, even sacrifices his (or her) life for an ultimate triumph, filling our hearts with hope, faith in humanity, faith in our own potential. So, which of these 25 heroes and heroines from a Best Picture winner, would you say, is the most inspiring?

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    Tony Mendez

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    Older Jamal

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    Maximus Decimus Meridius

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    Jack Dawson

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    William Wallace

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    Forrest Gump

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    Oskar Schindler

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    Lt. John Dunbar

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    Mahatma Gandhi

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    Rocky Balboa

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    Dr. Carl Fairbanks

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    Det. Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle

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    George S. Patton

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    Virgil Tibbs

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    T.E. Lawrence

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    Judah Ben-Hur

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    Colonel Nicholson

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    Marty Piletti

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    Terry Malloy

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    Rick Blaine

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    Rhett Butler