With the release of Tom Cruise's new action movie "Edge of Tomorrow," in which he plays hero Major William Cage, Yahoo decided to rank the best action-film characters' names of all time.
The criteria for the rankings included the names' ability to relate danger, honor, intimidation, and working-class relatability.
Top ten action-hero names:
- Snake Plissken - "Escape From New York"
- Frank Bullitt - "Bullitt"
- Han Solo - "Star Wars" trilogy
- James Bond - 007 series
- John Rambo - "Rambo" series
- Jericho 'Action' Jackson - "Action Jackson"
- Chev Chelios - "Crank"
- Chance Boudreaux - "Hard Target"
- Ellen Ripley - "Alien" series
- Indiana Jones - "Indiana Jones" series