Top 10 Characters You Didn’t Know Were Inspired By Real People
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These iconic movie characters seem to be larger than life on the big screen, but did you know that the filmmakers and actors took serious inspiration from true to life people for these roles? WatchMojo presents the Top 10 Movie Characters Who Were Based on Real People! But which character will take the top spot on our list? Norman Bates from ‘Psycho’, Jeffrey ‘The Dude’ Lebowski from ‘The Big Lebowski’, or Apollo Creed from ‘Rocky’?

#10. Indiana Jones from the “Indiana Jones” franchise (1981)
#9. Ursula from “The Little Mermaid” (1989)
#8. Johnny Fontane from “The Godfather” (1972)
#7. Lt. Vincent Hanna & Neil McCauley from “Heat” (1995)
#6. Travis Bickle from “Taxi Driver” (1976)
#5. Francis ‘Frank’ Costello from “The Departed” (2006)
#4. ‘Dirty Harry’ Callahan from the “Dirty Harry” franchise (1971-88)
#3, #2, #1 ?

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  1. Biff was NOT inspired by Trump!!! He’s a classic bully. They decided to add the Donald Trump bit as a subplot in the second BTTF film. GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT!!!!

  2. So…how much longer until Trump ends up with a mouth full of horseshi- OH WAIT, IT’S ALREADY FULL!

  3. Biff was not inspired by Donald Trump, only the biff in bttf 2 alternate time line aka hell valley was based on a city run by Donald Trump.

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