Quantcast

Jump to content

» «
Photo

Walter White vs. Michael Corleone

  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
19 replies to this topic
greenrock
  • greenrock

    Gangsta

  • Members
  • Joined: 01 Nov 2012
  • None

#1

Posted 12 August 2013 - 09:02 PM

1. who has more wealth

2. who has more power and influence

3. who is the better leader

MacAshford
  • MacAshford

    /x/ lurker

  • BUSTED!
  • Joined: 29 Jun 2013
  • United-Nations

#2

Posted 12 August 2013 - 09:21 PM

Wealth: Heisenberg < Michael

Power: Heisenberg < Michael

Leader: Heisenberg < Michael

Interesting: Heisenberg > Michael

Overall, Michael is much more powerful and wealthy as he as the whole of the Corleone Family by his side and has generations of inheritance. That doesn't stop Heisenberg from being a better character though. I prefer Heisenberg to Michael... I guess if someone worked it out then they could have a real view but I'm sure that Michael is the apex predator of the situation.

greenrock
  • greenrock

    Gangsta

  • Members
  • Joined: 01 Nov 2012
  • None

#3

Posted 12 August 2013 - 09:47 PM

QUOTE (Vice President @ Monday, Aug 12 2013, 21:21)
Wealth: Heisenberg < Michael

Power: Heisenberg < Michael

Leader: Heisenberg < Michael

Interesting: Heisenberg > Michael

Overall, Michael is much more powerful and wealthy as he as the whole of the Corleone Family by his side and has generations of inheritance. That doesn't stop Heisenberg from being a better character though. I prefer Heisenberg to Michael... I guess if someone worked it out then they could have a real view but I'm sure that Michael is the apex predator of the situation.

I disagree michael is more complex.then walt

Dick Valor
  • Dick Valor

    Cold Ass Honky

  • Members
  • Joined: 30 Nov 2011

#4

Posted 13 August 2013 - 05:32 AM

QUOTE (Vice President @ Monday, Aug 12 2013, 21:21)
Wealth: Heisenberg < Michael

Power: Heisenberg < Michael

Leader: Heisenberg < Michael

Interesting: Heisenberg > Michael

I'm not sure that Michael is wealthier than Walter White. By the end of season 5 of BB, Walt has a storage locker with more money than he can count. Michael has a number of expensive assets, but I believe he has more partners and a more expensive operation to maintain, i.e., more liabilities. Walter, on the other hand, couldn't spend his money even if he wanted to... it will take him ages to launder his piles of money. By the end it seems he has nothing, but it seems like, for a moment, Walter was arguably more wealthy than Michael.

That said, I agree that Walter is more interesting. Michael really shines as a sick mofo by the end of the Godfather Pt. 2, but we just have so many more golden moments with Mr. Heisenberg.

Grand Theft Savage
  • Grand Theft Savage

    'Bout that life

  • BUSTED!
  • Joined: 30 Mar 2013

#5

Posted 13 August 2013 - 11:51 AM

Wealth: Can't say... I'll go with Walter. By season 5, he had stacks on deck (that's Black man language for having a ton of money)

Power: Michael Corleone.

Leader: Michael Corleone.

Interesting: Definitely Walter White. I didn't really like Michael anyway to be honest... But Walter is such an complex character. You can talk about this guy for days.

AreXi
  • AreXi

    Quack Quack

  • Zaibatsu
  • Joined: 01 Sep 2009

#6

Posted 13 August 2013 - 12:35 PM

QUOTE (greenrock @ Monday, Aug 12 2013, 23:47)
QUOTE (Vice President @ Monday, Aug 12 2013, 21:21)
Wealth:  Heisenberg < Michael

Power:  Heisenberg < Michael

Leader:  Heisenberg < Michael

Interesting: Heisenberg > Michael

Overall, Michael is much more powerful and wealthy as he as the whole of the Corleone Family by his side and has generations of inheritance. That doesn't stop Heisenberg from being a better character though. I prefer Heisenberg to Michael... I guess if someone worked it out then they could have a real view but I'm sure that Michael is the apex predator of the situation.

I disagree michael is more complex.then walt

I take it you haven't watched Breaking Bad.

The Gardener
  • The Gardener

    jebeno isti

  • Members
  • Joined: 11 Jul 2012
  • None

#7

Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:46 PM

Just when I thought I was out...they pull me back in > say my name
  • Mister Pink likes this

Doublepulse
  • Doublepulse

    I will turn your life upside down!

  • The Yardies
  • Joined: 07 Feb 2010

#8

Posted 13 August 2013 - 09:13 PM

The only real reason I think Walter is not as powerful as Michael is because Walter is a bit more discrete with his life. Thats not to say Michael is discrete as well. But being "powerful" is more thinking mentally, but it requires putting more of yourself out there.

I usually see that to obtain power and control, you need to put extra effort on that and often let your alter ego image stand out more, which is usually sometimes risking getting caught. Walter was never really that powerful until season 4 and 5. He has put more effort into being Heisenberg than Walter White. It was not until he met Gus, that he began to make a name for himself.

acmilano
  • acmilano

    Soldier

  • Members
  • Joined: 26 Oct 2011

#9

Posted 14 August 2013 - 06:37 PM

Michael Corleone is much more powerful. He was borrowing money to Vatican,imagine that power.

cbiscuit93
  • cbiscuit93

    Pink Bandana

  • Members
  • Joined: 19 Dec 2011

#10

Posted 14 August 2013 - 06:45 PM

Although I believe Michael is more powerful (In terms of influence) and wealthier, I'm going to make my choice on who I think would take down the other if they were enemies..

& I'd say Walter White.
Because he's very creative & sneaky and he killed Gus!
That's pretty much the same thing as killing Michael.

greenrock
  • greenrock

    Gangsta

  • Members
  • Joined: 01 Nov 2012
  • None

#11

Posted 23 May 2014 - 12:48 AM

who do you think was more powerful... Michael or Walter


theadmiral
  • theadmiral

    Founder And Opening Batsman: Vinewood Cricket Club

  • The Precinct
  • Joined: 26 Sep 2013
  • Trinidad-and-Tobago

#12

Posted 23 May 2014 - 12:48 AM

Ralph was more powerful than both of them IMO


Audiophile
  • Audiophile

    Soothe us with sweet lies...

  • Zaibatsu
  • Joined: 26 Jul 2012
  • Canada

#13

Posted 23 May 2014 - 12:52 AM

Tony Soprano. 


Johan
  • Johan

  • The Yardies
  • Joined: 31 Jan 2011
  • Dominican-Republic

#14

Posted 23 May 2014 - 12:52 AM

Ralph was more powerful than both of them IMO

Heard he wrecked them

 

OP It's obvious that the answer is the almighty Shrek


PaletoChickenCapo
  • PaletoChickenCapo

    Neunundneunzig Luftballons

  • Members
  • Joined: 30 Nov 2012
  • Norway

#15

Posted 23 May 2014 - 12:54 AM

Haven't watched Breakin' Bed but didn't Michael have connections to the pope? That's pretty damn powerful if you ask me.


Harley
  • Harley

    Cyclop 9

  • The Precinct
  • Joined: 18 Jul 2003
  • None

#16

Posted 23 May 2014 - 06:52 AM

Breakin' Bed

I think that's the porn spoof.
  • PaletoChickenCapo likes this

Kevinnicholls62
  • Kevinnicholls62

    My names Lewis (gamertag is inside joke) and I'm that white

  • Members
  • Joined: 27 Aug 2013
  • United-Kingdom

#17

Posted 24 May 2014 - 03:07 PM Edited by Kevinnicholls62, 24 May 2014 - 03:09 PM.

*Even a 12 year-old would win over Walter White. That's if Walter doesn't have a little hissy fit and begs on his knees only to poison the kid out of spite.


DOOM!
  • DOOM!

    yessir

  • The Connection
  • Joined: 29 Mar 2008
  • United-States

#18

Posted 24 May 2014 - 06:38 PM Edited by DOOM!, 24 May 2014 - 06:39 PM.

Michael Corleone has everything over Walter White except interest. Although, I'd consider Walter more powerful if you want to factor in that I think Walt could find a way to kill Michael before the Corleone Family could get to Walt. He did kill a drug kingpin who essentially killed off the Cartel.

I think a Gus Fring and Michael Corleone comparison would be more fair and interesting.

milkmansun
  • milkmansun

    Detective

  • Members
  • Joined: 22 Apr 2008

#19

Posted 25 May 2014 - 01:35 AM

The science will win at last, so Heisenberg is the one who will win. He may not have soldiers, but he can take down the king with his tactics.

Moonshield
  • Moonshield

    amplifier worship

  • Moderator
  • Joined: 19 Jul 2002
  • Mongolia
  • Best Senior Moderator 2013

#20

Posted 28 May 2014 - 01:10 PM

This is the dumbest f*cking thread.

  • darthYENIK, Voodoo and Gilligan like this




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users