Can you give some examples of rebels?

Can you give some examples of rebels?

Can you give some examples of rebels?

I would like examples of rebels in the history of any book and movies. If possible can you give some that are very obvious or really well known rebels. Are there any rebels that do things for the benefit of themselves (ie, such as romeo and jiuliet who rebel against their families for their love) Please provide the name of the rebel, the movie or the book it is from...

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Famous Real-Life Rebels:

    Bhagat Singh

    Bohdan Chmielnicki

    James Connolly

    Michael Davitt

    Che Guevara

    Helgi Hóseasson

    John O'Mahoney

    Rani Lakshmi Bai

    Subcomandante Marcos

    Francis Meagher

    Tipu Sultan

    John Mitchel

    Emelyan Pugachov

    Stenka Razin

    William Smith O'Brien

    Subash Chandra Bose


    Leon Trotsky

    Jack Cade

    Owen Glendower

    Emiliano Zapata

    Robert E Lee

    Stonewall Jackson

    George Washington

    Movie Rebels:


    Played by Ellen Page in Juno (2007)

    When wisecracking, non-conformist Juno makes a spur-of-the-moment decision to sleep with her nerdy best bud, she ends up knocked up. In turn, the teen makes a series of daring, against-the-grain choices, and won't bend to anyone's will in the process. In honor of Punky Brewster *****, we're paying tribute to some other headstrong teens.


    Played by Matthew Broderick in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

    He was a perfect teen fantasy: the coolest kid in school who also happened to be the nicest and the smartest — not to mention the best-dressed. But even a well-adjusted kid like Ferris needed to break the rules sometimes. His exploits during one action-packed ditch day made him a legend — and raised the game of hooky to an art form.


    Played by James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

    Adolescent angst, Hollywood-style found one of its earliest and most enduring voices in Rebel's antihero, played with raw intensity — and more than a little sex appeal — by a 24-year-old James Dean.


    Played by Scarlett Johanssen (left) & Thora Birch in Ghost World (2001)

    Years before Juno hit the girl-snark jackpot, Ghost World's Rebecca and Enid had already mastered the arts of talking trash, rocking vintage duds, and generally rolling their eyes at the world.


    Played by Kate Winslet in Heavenly Creatures (1994)

    The real-life Hulme became a national sensation in her native New Zealand after she murdered her mother with the help of her best friend. The movie version of her story — directed by a pre-Lord of the Rings Peter Jackson — shocked with its unsettling violence, but Winslet's performance was nothing short of heavenly.


    Played by Sissy Spacek in Carrie (1976)

    Equal parts campy and creepy, the horror of high school has never been captured more perfectly than in the image of Carrie, covered in pig's blood, exacting her supernatural revenge on the bullies who tormented her for being different. Spacek even got an Oscar nod for her role, a rare feat for both a teen movie and a horror movie.


    Played by Natalie Wood in Splendor in the Grass (1961)

    Wood was already a teen-rebel icon (thanks to her role in 1955's Rebel Without a Cause) when she earned her second Oscar nomination as Wilma Dean ''Deanie'' Loomis, a small-town girl who literally drives herself insane pining for Warren Beatty. Can you really blame her?


    Played by Evan Rachel Wood in Thirteen (2003)

    Thirteen's good girl-turned-wild child is every parent's worst nightmare. The scariest part? Wood's out-of-control role was co-written by her 15-year-old co-star Nikki Reed, based on her own life experiences.


    Played by Leonardo DiCaprio in The Basketball Diaries (1995)

    Based on the real life experiences of author Jim Carroll, Diaries became a cult hit for its unflinching depiction of teen drug abuse. At its center is DiCaprio's astonishing transformation from high school basketball star to strung-out heroin addict, a gripping performance that heralded the arrival of a formidable actor.


    Played by Malcolm McDowell in A Clockwork Orange (1971)


  • 1 decade ago

    James Dean (hahee Rebel Without A Cause)

  • 4 years ago

    **no offense to every person** im from the south, born and raised. an occasion of a rebellion, would be a southerner. somebody living interior the south, throughout the time of the term of the Civil conflict. (precisely what i'm, a rebellion) and no it does not recommend i'm racist!

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