keeping things simple (hopefully)
February 19, 2010
Filed under: Uncategorized — Jason @ 7:57 pm

Some scraping code I did for fun last night. I used Nokogiri and Ruby to scrape this site for the names and photos. Take a look at the code if you want to mess around with it.

I wrote this is code b/c I didn’t want to click through the 100 pages of the top 100 movie characters site. I mean, it’s like 100 clicks. I just wanted to see the name and the pictures. The following are the results.

1. Tyler Durden

2. Darth Vader

3. The Joker

4. Han Solo

5. Dr. Hannibal Lecter

6. Indiana Jones

7. The Dude

8. Captain Jack Sparrow

9. Ellen Ripley

10. Vito Corleone

11. James Bond

12. John McClane

13. Gollum

14. The Terminator

15. Ferris Bueller

16. Neo

17. Hans Gruber

18. Travis Bickle

19. Jules Winnfield

20. Forrest Gump

21. Michael Corleone

22. Ellis ‘Red’ Redding

23. Harry Callahan

24. Ash

25. Yoda

26. Ron Burgundy

27. Tony Montana

28. Gandalf

29. Daniel Plainview

30. Jigsaw

31. Aragorn

32. Jason Bourne

33. Tequila

34. Rocky Balboa

35. Maximus Decimus Meridius

36. Harry Potter

37. Edward Scissorhands

38. Donnie Darko

39. Marty McFly

40. Patrick Bateman

41. Mary Poppins

42. Alex DeLarge

43. The Man With No Name

44. Peter Venkman

45. Amelie Poulain

46. Anton Chigurh

47. Blade

48. Tony Stark

49. Walter Sobchak

50. Quint

51. Mal Reynolds

52. George Bailey

53. Luke

54. Luke Skywalker

55. Lt. Frank Drebin

56. Juno MacGuff

57. Brick Tamland

58. Rick Blaine

59. Tommy Devito

60. Ace Ventura

61. R.P. McMurphy

62. Mathilda

63. Wall-E

64. Withnail

65. White Goodman

66. The Bride

67. Frank Booth

68. Napolean Dynamite

69. Keyser Soze

70. Atticus Finch

71. Snake Plissken

72. V

73. Jack Torrance

74. E.T

75. Marge Gunderson

76. Dr. Emmett Brown

77. Ed

78. Axel Foley

79. Boba Fett

80. Norman Bates

81. Wolverine

82. Marv

83. Mr Blonde

84. Agent Smith

85. Vincenzo Coccotti

86. Roy Batty

87. Dracula

88. Jessica Rabbit

89. Princess Leia Organa

90. The Wicked Witch Of The West

91. Scarlett O’Hara

92. Randal Graves

93. Martin Q. Blank

94. Buzz Lightyear

95. Freddy Krueger

96. Ethan Edwards

97. Clarice Starling

98. Charles Foster Kane

99. HAL-9000

100. Martin Riggs

1 Comment »

  1. [...] (2-19-2010): I moved this to another page b/c it was taking too much space and annoying when looking at later [...]

    Pingback by Jason Amster’s Rants » Top 100 Greatest Movie Characters (Scraped) — February 19, 2010 @ 7:58 pm

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