When a movie becomes an international sensation, sometimes something truly special happens.
A character from that flick transcends the art of film and becomes part of our global culture at large.
Watch Forrest Gump online and, heck, even his verbiage has become part of our vernacular.
And those Anchorman quotes are repeated all over the world, because who doesn’t know Ron Burgundy? The man has become a symbol for so much, and it’s not just buffoonery.
And then there’s a man who cannot help but go beyond movie fame to international icon that lives and breathes beyond celluloid. Watch Skyfall online and, yup, it’s 007!
Click through and discover our 25 characters that transcend the movies!