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27th Nov '14 9:31:52 AM Morgenthaler
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!!Antonio "Tony" Montana
->''"You need people like me. You need people like me so you can point your fuckin' fingers and say, 'That's the bad guy'."''
->'''Played By:''' AlPacino

* AntiHero: A NominalHero, since the real villain is Sosa, who is much worse than he is. In the videogame, he's an UnscrupulousHero.
* AntiVillain: [[SlidingScaleOfAntiVillains Type I]].
* AxCrazy: More and more so after he's addicted to his own supply.
* {{Badass}}
* BadBoss: One of the better examples of this trope as most of the time, he is a reasonable one. However, his HairTriggerTemper gets in the way.
* TheBerserker
* BloodKnight: Many shootouts and fights Tony gets into he enjoys every minute of it. Special mention goes to Freedomtown.
--> '''Tony:''' I kill a communist for fun, but for a green card, I gonna carve him up real nice.
* CardCarryingVillain
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Tony won't kill children. He also has a hands-off policy on women.
* FriendToAllChildren: Has shades of this. Tony is fairly pleasant to two kids he talks to while Manny tries to pick up a chick at the pool. He says that he'd really like to have kids with Elvira, and of course he will not kill children.
* HairTriggerTemper
* ImplacableMan
* ItsAllAboutMe: Starts to have this attitude after he finished with his criminal empire.
* {{Jerkass}}: More so than his original counterpart. Towards everyone except his family, but still...
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He won't kill kids and the first thing he does when he makes it out on top is buy Gina her own beauty Parlor for her to work in, in hopes that she doesn't end up like him.
* KnightTemplarBigBrother
* LargeHam
* MadeOfIron
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone
* MySisterIsOffLimits
* NeverHurtAnInnocent: While this is shown to be true in the movie, it's made especially clear in the video game, where you simply can't shoot civillians, because that's not in-character for Tony.
* NobleDemon
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: He doesn't like working alongside Colombians.
* RedOniBlueOni: Red to Manny and Sosa's Blue.
* SanitySlippage: He gets more crazier and unhinged after his coke addiction settles in.
* SirSwearsALot
* SlouchOfVillainy: Tony has atrocious body posture whenever he's sitting in his office chair.
* SmugSnake: By the second half of the film.
* TheStarscream: To Frank, and later on, Sosa.
* VillainousIncest: Tony can't have his sister and consequently doesn't want anyone else to have her. This is lampshaded by her [[spoiler:right before she's gunned down.]]
* VillainProtagonist
* VillainousBreakdown: Very often due to his HairTriggerTemper, but the most prominent one would have to be in the finale.
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: In the finale.
* WouldntHurtAChild: The reason why Sosa puts a hit on him.
* WouldntHitAGirl: He would only go after men who challenge him.
** Subverted once when he [[KnightTemplarBigBrother slaps Gina after he catches her fooling around with a guy in the Babylon men's room.]]
* {{Yandere}}: Acts as one towards his sister.

!!Manny Ribera
->''"Don't fucking go crazy on me, okay? Just remember, this time last year we were in a fucking cage."''
->'''Played By:''' Steven Bauer

* DeadpanSnarker
* TheDragon
* FireForgedFriends: Was in prison with Tony.
* HandsomeLech
* LadykillerInLove
* TheMillstone: He becomes this in the second half of the film. Even given Tony's erratic behavior, the events of his downfall are mostly due to Manny's fuck ups. First he puts Tony in contact with a money launderer who turns out to be an undercover cop. Then while Tony is busy dealing with Sosa's business he puts Manny in charge of the operation, but instead of doing that Manny runs off to elope with Gina. [[spoiler: As noted below, his way of breaking the news to Tony was extremely unwise, and leads to his death.]]
* NumberTwo
* OnlySaneMan
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue to Tony's Red.
* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Greeting Tony at the door in a robe was a really bad way to tell Tony that he and Gina were seeing each other, especially given Tony's temper and his earlier warning to stay away from her.]]

!!Elvira Hancock
->''"Nothing exceeds like excess. You should know that, Tony."''
->'''Played By:''' MichellePfeiffer

* BrokenBird
* DarkMistress: To Frank at first, until she hooks up with Tony.
* GenreSavvy: She's the only one (other than maybe Sosa) who understands how stories like Tony's always end, and she [[spoiler: gets out while she can]].
* GoldDigger
* IceQueen
* {{Jerkass}}: More so than Gina and Tony.
* LawOfInverseFertility: It's implied in the restaurant scene that she can't get pregnant; Tony publicly berates her for it and [[{{Hypocrite}} blames it on her drug abuse.]] Incidentally, this is when she finally loses her cool with him.
* RichBitch
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Finally having enough, she practically tells Tony this word-for-word in her final scene:
--> [[spoiler:"I'm leaving you. I don't need this shit anymore."]]

!!Gina Montana
->''"I know you did some bad things back then. In the Army, I know you got into some trouble."''
->'''Played By:''' Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

* BreakTheCutie
* BrokenBird
* BrotherSisterIncest: She spitefully tries to seduce Tony at the end and implies that Tony's incestuous love for her is the reason he tries to 'protect' her from other men.
* CorruptTheCutie: Her and Tony's mother accuses Tony of "destroying" Gina.
* MoralityPet: Manny urges her to be one for Tony, but she doesn't like the role.
* SanitySlippage

!!Frank Lopez
->''"[[ForeShadowing Lesson number one: Don't underestimate... the other guy's greed!]]"''
->'''Played By:''' Robert Loggia

* AFatherToHisMen: Tries to act like this. It's just an act.
* AintTooProudToBeg
* AssholeVictim
* BadBoss
* BigBadWannabe
* FauxAffablyEvil
* TheHedonist
* {{Slimeball}}
* StarterVillain

!!Omar Suarez
->''"Alright! Alright, big man? You wanna make some big bucks? Lets see how tough you are. Do you know something 'bout cocaine?"''
->'''Played By:''' F. Murray Abraham

* AssholeVictim
* {{Jerkass}}
* TheRival: to Tony, for a little while.
* SmugSnake
* TheStoolPigeon

!! Chi Chi
->''"Chi Chi, get the yeyo!"''
->'''Played By:''' Ángel Salazar

* AffablyEvil: When compared to Tony and the others in the movie.
* TheGenericGuy
* [[spoiler: LastManStanding: The last person, other than Tony himself and the assassins, to die]].
* [[spoiler: LastStand: Holds off some of Sosa's men when they attack]].
* MauveShirt
* UndyingLoyalty: Sticks with Tony throughout the entire film.

!!Mel Bernstein
->''"Every day above ground is a good day."''
->'''Played By:''' Harris Yulin

* AssholeVictim
* DirtyCop
* DefiantToTheEnd

!!Alejandro "Alex" Sosa
->''"I only tell you one time. Don't fuck me, Tony. Don't you ever try to fuck me."''
->'''Played By:''' Paul Shenar

* ArchEnemy: To Montana, for both the game and the movie.
* BigBad
* TheChessmaster
* EvilerThanThou: He doesn't have any standards, unlike Tony.
* FauxAffablyEvil
* {{Jerkass}}: More so than everyone else in this movie. The quote above explains it all.
* KarmaHoudini
** LaserGuidedKarma: In the videogame.
* TheManBehindTheMan
* PragmaticVillainy
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue to Tony's Red.
* WickedCultured
* WouldHurtAChild

!!Hector the Toad
->'''Played By:''' Al Israel
* AxCrazy
* {{Jerkass}}
* LaserGuidedKarma
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!!Gaspar Gomez

* AffablyEvil: Gaspar widely applied in several calls he made ​​to Tony. "I heard about your mother. Montana. I just wanted to pass along my condolences and to say that the Diaz Brothers got what's coming to them."
* BigBadWannabe
* TheDragon: To Sosa.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Saying that the Diaz Brothers deserve what happened to them.
* FreudianExcuse: At least he claims to have had no problem with Montana until Sosa sent the squadron to Miami.

!!Nacho Contreras

* AssholeVictim
* ForTheEvulz: Because Nacho in the game reveals its true personality, this is the only reason why commits horrendous acts (hitting women for his own amusement and then throws their bodies into the sea, but not after revolt that also engages in human trafficking!)
* JerkAss

!!The Diaz Brothers

* AssholeVictim
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[[folder: Characters in the film]]
!!Antonio "Tony" Montana
->''"You need people like me. You need people like me so you can point your fuckin' fingers and say, 'That's the bad guy'."''
->'''Played By:''' AlPacino

* AntiHero: A NominalHero, since the real villain is Sosa, who is much worse than he is. In the videogame, he's an UnscrupulousHero.
* AntiVillain: [[SlidingScaleOfAntiVillains Type I]].
* AxCrazy: More and more so after he's addicted to his own supply.
* {{Badass}}
* BadBoss: One of the better examples of this trope as most of the time, he is a reasonable one. However, his HairTriggerTemper gets in the way.
* TheBerserker
* BloodKnight: Many shootouts and fights Tony gets into he enjoys every minute of it. Special mention goes to Freedomtown.
--> '''Tony:''' I kill a communist for fun, but for a green card, I gonna carve him up real nice.
* CardCarryingVillain
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Tony won't kill children. He also has a hands-off policy on women.
* FriendToAllChildren: Has shades of this. Tony is fairly pleasant to two kids he talks to while Manny tries to pick up a chick at the pool. He says that he'd really like to have kids with Elvira, and of course he will not kill children.
* HairTriggerTemper
* ImplacableMan
* ItsAllAboutMe: Starts to have this attitude after he finished with his criminal empire.
* {{Jerkass}}: More so than his original counterpart. Towards everyone except his family, but still...
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He won't kill kids and the first thing he does when he makes it out on top is buy Gina her own beauty Parlor for her to work in, in hopes that she doesn't end up like him.
* KnightTemplarBigBrother
* LargeHam
* MadeOfIron
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone
* MySisterIsOffLimits
* NeverHurtAnInnocent: While this is shown to be true in the movie, it's made especially clear in the video game, where you simply can't shoot civillians, because that's not in-character for Tony.
* NobleDemon
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: He doesn't like working alongside Colombians.
* RedOniBlueOni: Red to Manny and Sosa's Blue.
* SanitySlippage: He gets more crazier and unhinged after his coke addiction settles in.
* SirSwearsALot
* SlouchOfVillainy: Tony has atrocious body posture whenever he's sitting in his office chair.
* SmugSnake: By the second half of the film.
* TheStarscream: To Frank, and later on, Sosa.
* VillainousIncest: Tony can't have his sister and consequently doesn't want anyone else to have her. This is lampshaded by her [[spoiler:right before she's gunned down.]]
* VillainProtagonist
* VillainousBreakdown: Very often due to his HairTriggerTemper, but the most prominent one would have to be in the finale.
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: In the finale.
* WouldntHurtAChild: The reason why Sosa puts a hit on him.
* WouldntHitAGirl: He would only go after men who challenge him.
** Subverted once when he [[KnightTemplarBigBrother slaps Gina after he catches her fooling around with a guy in the Babylon men's room.]]
* {{Yandere}}: Acts as one towards his sister.

!!Manny Ribera
->''"Don't fucking go crazy on me, okay? Just remember, this time last year we were in a fucking cage."''
->'''Played By:''' Steven Bauer

* DeadpanSnarker
* TheDragon
* FireForgedFriends: Was in prison with Tony.
* HandsomeLech
* LadykillerInLove
* TheMillstone: He becomes this in the second half of the film. Even given Tony's erratic behavior, the events of his downfall are mostly due to Manny's fuck ups. First he puts Tony in contact with a money launderer who turns out to be an undercover cop. Then while Tony is busy dealing with Sosa's business he puts Manny in charge of the operation, but instead of doing that Manny runs off to elope with Gina. [[spoiler: As noted below, his way of breaking the news to Tony was extremely unwise, and leads to his death.]]
* NumberTwo
* OnlySaneMan
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue to Tony's Red.
* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Greeting Tony at the door in a robe was a really bad way to tell Tony that he and Gina were seeing each other, especially given Tony's temper and his earlier warning to stay away from her.]]

!!Elvira Hancock
->''"Nothing exceeds like excess. You should know that, Tony."''
->'''Played By:''' MichellePfeiffer

* BrokenBird
* DarkMistress: To Frank at first, until she hooks up with Tony.
* GenreSavvy: She's the only one (other than maybe Sosa) who understands how stories like Tony's always end, and she [[spoiler: gets out while she can]].
* GoldDigger
* IceQueen
* {{Jerkass}}: More so than Gina and Tony.
* LawOfInverseFertility: It's implied in the restaurant scene that she can't get pregnant; Tony publicly berates her for it and [[{{Hypocrite}} blames it on her drug abuse.]] Incidentally, this is when she finally loses her cool with him.
* RichBitch
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Finally having enough, she practically tells Tony this word-for-word in her final scene:
--> [[spoiler:"I'm leaving you. I don't need this shit anymore."]]

!!Gina Montana
->''"I know you did some bad things back then. In the Army, I know you got into some trouble."''
->'''Played By:''' Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

* BreakTheCutie
* BrokenBird
* BrotherSisterIncest: She spitefully tries to seduce Tony at the end and implies that Tony's incestuous love for her is the reason he tries to 'protect' her from other men.
* CorruptTheCutie: Her and Tony's mother accuses Tony of "destroying" Gina.
* MoralityPet: Manny urges her to be one for Tony, but she doesn't like the role.
* SanitySlippage

!!Frank Lopez
->''"[[ForeShadowing Lesson number one: Don't underestimate... the other guy's greed!]]"''
->'''Played By:''' Robert Loggia

* AFatherToHisMen: Tries to act like this. It's just an act.
* AintTooProudToBeg
* AssholeVictim
* BadBoss
* BigBadWannabe
* FauxAffablyEvil
* TheHedonist
* {{Slimeball}}
* StarterVillain

!!Omar Suarez
->''"Alright! Alright, big man? You wanna make some big bucks? Lets see how tough you are. Do you know something 'bout cocaine?"''
->'''Played By:''' F. Murray Abraham

* AssholeVictim
* {{Jerkass}}
* TheRival: to Tony, for a little while.
* SmugSnake
* TheStoolPigeon

!! Chi Chi
->''"Chi Chi, get the yeyo!"''
->'''Played By:''' Ángel Salazar

* AffablyEvil: When compared to Tony and the others in the movie.
* TheGenericGuy
* [[spoiler: LastManStanding: The last person, other than Tony himself and the assassins, to die]].
* [[spoiler: LastStand: Holds off some of Sosa's men when they attack]].
* MauveShirt
* UndyingLoyalty: Sticks with Tony throughout the entire film.

!!Mel Bernstein
->''"Every day above ground is a good day."''
->'''Played By:''' Harris Yulin

* AssholeVictim
* DirtyCop
* DefiantToTheEnd

!!Alejandro "Alex" Sosa
->''"I only tell you one time. Don't fuck me, Tony. Don't you ever try to fuck me."''
->'''Played By:''' Paul Shenar

* ArchEnemy: To Montana, for both the game and the movie.
* BigBad
* TheChessmaster
* EvilerThanThou: He doesn't have any standards, unlike Tony.
* FauxAffablyEvil
* {{Jerkass}}: More so than everyone else in this movie. The quote above explains it all.
* KarmaHoudini
** LaserGuidedKarma: In the videogame.
* TheManBehindTheMan
* PragmaticVillainy
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue to Tony's Red.
* WickedCultured
* WouldHurtAChild

!!Hector the Toad
->'''Played By:''' Al Israel
* AxCrazy
* {{Jerkass}}
* LaserGuidedKarma
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Characters in the videogame (The World Is Yours)]]
!!Gaspar Gomez

* AffablyEvil: Gaspar widely applied in several calls he made ​​to Tony. "I heard about your mother. Montana. I just wanted to pass along my condolences and to say that the Diaz Brothers got what's coming to them."
* BigBadWannabe
* TheDragon: To Sosa.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Saying that the Diaz Brothers deserve what happened to them.
* FreudianExcuse: At least he claims to have had no problem with Montana until Sosa sent the squadron to Miami.

!!Nacho Contreras

* AssholeVictim
* ForTheEvulz: Because Nacho in the game reveals its true personality, this is the only reason why commits horrendous acts (hitting women for his own amusement and then throws their bodies into the sea, but not after revolt that also engages in human trafficking!)
* JerkAss

!!The Diaz Brothers

* AssholeVictim
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25th May '14 8:38:10 PM whiteladydragon00
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* WouldntHitAGirl: He would only go after men who challenges him.

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* WouldntHitAGirl: He would only go after men who challenges him.challenge him.
** Subverted once when he [[KnightTemplarBigBrother slaps Gina after he catches her fooling around with a guy in the Babylon men's room.]]



* LawOfInverseFertility: It's implied in the restaurant scene that she can't bear children; Tony publicly mocks her for it and [[{{Hypocrite}} blames it on her drug abuse.]]

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* LawOfInverseFertility: It's implied in the restaurant scene that she can't bear children; get pregnant; Tony publicly mocks berates her for it and [[{{Hypocrite}} blames it on her drug abuse.]]]] Incidentally, this is when she finally loses her cool with him.
16th Apr '14 6:13:42 PM whiteladydragon00
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* FriendToAllChildren: Has shades of this. Tony is fairly pleasant to two kids he talks to while Manny tries to pick up a chick at the pool. He says that he'd really like to have kids with Elvira (which never happens, which is partly what starts the [[spoiler:very public fight that finally drives Elvira away]]), and of course he will not kill children.

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* FriendToAllChildren: Has shades of this. Tony is fairly pleasant to two kids he talks to while Manny tries to pick up a chick at the pool. He says that he'd really like to have kids with Elvira (which never happens, which is partly what starts the [[spoiler:very public fight that finally drives Elvira away]]), Elvira, and of course he will not kill children.



* DarkMistress: To Frank at first, until she hooks up with Tony.



* LawOfInverseFertility

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* LawOfInverseFertilityLawOfInverseFertility: It's implied in the restaurant scene that she can't bear children; Tony publicly mocks her for it and [[{{Hypocrite}} blames it on her drug abuse.]]




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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Finally having enough, she practically tells Tony this word-for-word in her final scene:
--> [[spoiler:"I'm leaving you. I don't need this shit anymore."]]
4th Feb '14 6:49:20 PM Austin
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* SlouchOfVillainy: Tony has atrocious body posture whenever he's sitting in his office chair.
18th Jan '14 10:17:12 AM AlphaDog13
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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Tony won't kill children.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Tony won't kill children. He also has a hands-off policy on women.


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* WouldntHitAGirl: He would only go after men who challenges him.
10th Jan '14 8:17:56 AM Austin
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* TheMillstone: He becomes this in the second half of the film. Even given Tony's erratic behavior, the events of his downfall are mostly due to Manny's fuck ups. First he puts Tony in contact with a money launderer who turns out to be an undercover cop. Then while Tony is busy dealing with Sosa's business he puts Manny in charge of the operation, but instead of doing that Manny runs off to elope with Gina. [[spoiler: As noted below, his way of breaking the news to Tony was extremely unwise, and leads to his death.]]
9th Jan '14 5:52:47 PM Austin
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* NonActionBigBad: Not really is the Big Bad, but counts as a major enemy who is not available to attack Tony.

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* NonActionBigBad: Not really is the Big Bad, but counts as a major enemy who is not available to attack Tony.
9th Jan '14 5:33:11 PM Austin
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* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler: Greeting Tony at the door in a robe was a really bad way to tell Tony that he and Gina were seeing each other, especially given Tony's temper and his earlier warning to stay away from her.]]
23rd Dec '13 5:24:32 PM whiteladydragon00
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* SmugSnake: By the time of the second half of the film.

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* SmugSnake: By the time of the second half of the film.



* GenreSavvy: She's the only one (other than maybe Sosa) who understand how stories like Tony's always end, and [[spoiler: gets out while she can]].

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* GenreSavvy: She's the only one (other than maybe Sosa) who understand understands how stories like Tony's always end, and she [[spoiler: gets out while she can]].
16th Oct '13 6:32:45 AM FreeKill
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->''"Chi Chi, get the yayo!"''

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->''"Chi Chi, get the yayo!"''yeyo!"''



* MauveShirt



!!Mel Bernstein [-(Harris Yulin)-]

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!!Mel Bernstein [-(Harris Yulin)-]Bernstein
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