50 Best 'Star Wars' Characters of All Time

From Mos Eisely aliens to the most dangerous Jedi ever, our updated ranking of the heroes and villains in a galaxy far, far away

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10. BB-8

The rolling droid who accompanies the human adventurers of The Force Awakens manages to make metal seem cuddly, earning him (it?) insta-fan-favorite status – especially with the franchise's youngest viewers. Unlike past kiddie characters like Jar-Jar Binks, however, our spherical hero has great comic timing; the mechanical thumbs-up he shoots at Rey when he helps the ex-stormtrooper gets one of the movie's biggest laughs. Which shouldn't come as a huge surprise: Comedians Bill Hader and Ben Schwartz provided the digitized "voice" that brought director J.J. Abrams and special-effects artist Neal Scanlan's creation to life. STC

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