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Hans Gruber Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Hans Gruber is a character from Die Hard.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 400 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 1,750 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
villainous (not heroic)96.275.318
money-focused (not love-focused)95.8116.423
driven (not unambitious)95.6186.218
stylish (not slovenly)94.3177.812
bossy (not meek)93.93612.922
receiving (not giving)93.7117.715
debased (not pure)92.9115.913
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)92.33117.222
poisonous (not nurturing)92.2429.124
go-getter (not slugabed)92.1237.719
cruel (not kind)92.0378.126
bold (not shy)91.816810.617
on-time (not tardy)91.86211.218
😈 (not 😇)91.7509.017
never cries (not often crying)91.22810.117
psychopath (not empath)91.1519.721
motivated (not unmotivated)91.022410.023
selfish (not altruistic)90.87116.820
quarrelsome (not warm)90.76315.719
cold (not warm)90.6389.218
urban (not rural)90.4199.417
heathen (not devout)89.859.713
captain (not first-mate)89.510819.124
high IQ (not low IQ)89.424710.919
intense (not lighthearted)89.312015.330
frank (not sugarcoated)89.28610.918
outlaw (not sheriff)89.17419.220
vengeful (not forgiving)89.011212.626
decisive (not hesitant)88.97415.630
🎩 (not 🧢)88.87718.332
cynical (not gullible)88.86213.022
armoured (not vulnerable)88.74016.823
anarchist (not statist)88.72314.418
studious (not goof-off)88.713219.820
dominant (not submissive)88.619811.317
judgemental (not accepting)88.610911.419
worldly (not innocent)88.66912.217
work-first (not family-first)88.69013.519
cocky (not timid)88.617910.424
deliberate (not spontaneous)88.56310.315
pretentious (not unassuming)88.34917.419
ranged (not melee)88.3211.98
machiavellian (not transparent)88.13113.728
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)87.9169.517
arrogant (not humble)87.816515.815
ferocious (not pacifist)87.710611.916
methodical (not astonishing)87.51821.912
jaded (not innocent)87.412211.915
coordinated (not clumsy)87.419811.918
tight (not loose)87.36111.123
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)87.319518.025
competitive (not cooperative)87.122518.126
scheduled (not spontaneous)87.111219.015
salacious (not wholesome)86.96819.019
demanding (not unchallenging)86.922114.024
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)86.76510.722
resourceful (not helpless)86.729518.326
guarded (not open)86.519914.028
manicured (not scruffy)86.526120.826
analysis (not common sense)86.53411.917
neat (not messy)86.115319.212
self-disciplined (not disorganized)86.132414.523
narcissistic (not low self esteem)86.014519.023
suspicious (not awkward)85.86613.320
valedictorian (not drop out)85.725011.216
pointed (not random)85.417614.919
intellectual (not physical)85.419616.421
radical (not centrist)85.32816.616
refined (not rugged)85.29019.424
skeptical (not spiritual)85.212314.821
bitter (not sweet)85.211910.118
night owl (not morning lark)85.213311.724
businesslike (not chivalrous)85.26817.924
vain (not demure)85.18412.823
cultured (not rustic)85.15922.119
assertive (not passive)85.023819.627
🤑 (not 🤠)84.98926.416
unfixable (not fixable)84.85118.021
precise (not vague)84.710917.214
perceptive (not unobservant)84.738711.116
picky (not always down)84.45818.517
hard (not soft)84.314722.415
chortling (not giggling)84.22122.519
entitled (not grateful)84.218817.017
confident (not insecure)84.022723.421
authoritarian (not democratic)84.012020.024
traitorous (not loyal)83.96627.017
💀 (not 🎃)83.98117.114
bad boy (not white knight)83.910127.122
mature (not juvenile)83.818015.714
overachiever (not underachiever)83.835518.322
high standards (not desperate)83.714311.322
antagonist (not protagonist)83.57925.621
rebellious (not obedient)83.433726.117
presidential (not folksy)83.410422.222
🧠 (not 💪)83.331319.318
soulless (not soulful)83.27318.026
secretive (not open-book)83.124812.720
extreme (not moderate)83.130021.923
haunted (not blissful)83.019614.114
opinionated (not neutral)82.949619.223
resolute (not wavering)82.914922.120
logical (not emotional)82.89118.017
suspicious (not trusting)82.722117.218
rhythmic (not stuttering)82.617113.220
master (not apprentice)82.435624.024
winter (not summer)82.111911.015
cunning (not honorable)82.015519.918
knowledgeable (not ignorant)82.039427.818
workaholic (not slacker)81.958821.320
charming (not awkward)81.822912.417
genius (not dunce)81.829813.517
mischievous (not well behaved)81.735821.832
🤐 (not 😜)81.79625.116
industrial (not domestic)81.63720.017
🙃 (not 🥰)81.610514.219
important (not irrelevant)81.558619.413
bookish (not sporty)81.441310.715
demonic (not angelic)81.216217.927
extravagant (not thrifty)81.219224.222
strict (not lenient)81.122122.818
persistent (not quitter)81.199021.420
confidential (not gossiping)81.137222.116
high-tech (not low-tech)81.018910.621
privileged (not oppressed)80.934619.614
sarcastic (not genuine)80.916519.516
mad (not glad)80.917918.317
hunter (not gatherer)80.825522.820
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)80.715612.314
atheist (not theist)80.414521.718
unpatriotic (not patriotic)80.41223.814
stingy (not generous)80.415817.914
highbrow (not lowbrow)80.311723.516
child free (not pronatalist)80.315226.416
diligent (not lazy)80.193021.719
dry (not moist)80.15219.324
direct (not roundabout)80.032222.129
complicated (not simple)79.634417.518
🤺 (not 🏌)79.538222.222
hoarder (not unprepared)79.47311.317
fresh (not stinky)79.443225.823
queen (not princess)79.431922.022
distant (not touchy-feely)79.421224.022
stubborn (not accommodating)79.350928.222
dramatic (not comedic)79.235421.222
alert (not oblivious)78.940621.022
charming (not trusting)78.815215.726
competent (not incompetent)78.870029.017
fearmongering (not reassuring)78.817025.415
contrarian (not yes-man)78.816928.415
alpha (not beta)78.649731.525
tailor (not blacksmith)78.617126.716
cannibal (not vegan)78.518714.213
German (not English)78.41432.617
rich (not poor)78.344019.722
formal (not intimate)78.317522.624
pro (not noob)78.261720.222
deviant (not average)78.029921.915
self-assured (not self-conscious)77.930932.716
genocidal (not not genocidal)77.712727.717
cosmopolitan (not provincial)77.613927.718
independent (not codependent)77.642926.020
sturdy (not flimsy)77.641519.818
gloomy (not sunny)77.628424.321
political (not nonpolitical)77.523624.716
freak (not normie)77.124218.518
goth (not flower child)77.114628.320
cool (not dorky)77.029412.415
washed (not muddy)76.833128.319
monochrome (not multicolored)76.717122.315
eloquent (not unpolished)76.345429.313
ambitious (not realistic)76.332927.821
conspiracist (not sheeple)76.330428.415
hard (not soft)76.235226.426
technophile (not luddite)76.116316.822
🦇 (not 🐿)75.619729.125
smooth (not rough)75.516027.331
scientific (not artistic)75.436223.326
sexist (not feminist)75.420225.821
interesting (not tiresome)75.352925.820
pensive (not serene)75.227123.115
fighter (not lover)75.225524.818
fire (not water)75.247032.419
individualist (not communal)75.137625.023
serious (not playful)75.053126.427
emancipated (not enslaved)74.936328.215
angry (not good-humored)74.620318.024
active (not slothful)74.689429.126
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)74.651224.616
monotone (not expressive)74.611625.523
nerd (not jock)74.552918.310
opinionated (not jealous)74.554125.022
rigid (not flexible)74.230223.223
charismatic (not uninspiring)74.174423.920
kinky (not vanilla)74.031925.624
🧐 (not 😎)73.922134.524
masculine (not feminine)73.768922.513
believable (not poorly-written)73.779123.223
apathetic (not curious)73.63728.714
🥶 (not 🥵)73.512330.113
Roman (not Greek)73.27729.217
chosen one (not everyman)73.227924.417
🐴 (not 🦄)73.234731.823
edgy (not politically correct)73.140320.819
libertarian (not socialist)73.09629.626
overspender (not penny-pincher)72.924920.418
calm (not anxious)72.918227.824
frenzied (not sleepy)72.866519.117
preppy (not punk rock)72.853231.424
prideful (not envious)72.655530.717
Swedish (not Italian)72.516127.212
cat person (not dog person)72.329133.627
OCD (not ADHD)72.149130.920
introvert (not extrovert)72.125023.516
tense (not relaxed)72.085225.530
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)71.929530.524
orderly (not chaotic)71.949425.219
crazy (not sane)71.838923.721
close-minded (not open-minded)71.822424.812
🐀 (not 🐘)71.620434.815
💔 (not 💝)71.526528.417
insulting (not complimentary)71.434625.422
consistent (not variable)71.141430.114
weird (not normal)71.053117.027
moody (not stable)71.066328.123
two-faced (not one-faced)71.029933.627
classical (not avant-garde)70.735329.115
lavish (not frugal)70.636229.419
miserable (not joyful)70.650221.817
epic (not deep)70.321023.018
obsessed (not aloof)70.349026.720
works hard (not plays hard)70.075231.515
street-smart (not sheltered)70.067127.733
open to new experinces (not uncreative)69.883825.719
mysterious (not unambiguous)69.738426.620
dispassionate (not romantic)69.716627.120
beautiful (not ugly)69.6114727.521
cautious (not impulsive)69.641325.119
practical (not imaginative)69.661234.510
punchable (not loveable)69.429620.926
unlucky (not fortunate)69.338525.919
reasoned (not instinctual)69.225231.319
🥴 (not 🥳)69.134728.313
exhibitionist (not bashful)69.153529.312
devoted (not unfaithful)69.1124924.216
unemotional (not emotional)69.016428.723
backdoor (not official)68.846229.017
vibrant (not geriatric)68.676123.118
paranoid (not naive)68.650323.314
flamboyant (not modest)68.548428.024
slow-talking (not fast-talking)68.517526.222
tall (not short)68.359119.636
extraordinary (not mundane)68.382330.018
sad (not happy)68.260522.424
still (not twitchy)68.224531.321
creepy (not disarming)68.020130.318
spicy (not mild)67.872725.218
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)67.643831.812
sorrowful (not cheery)67.464527.723
😊 (not 🤣)67.364319.312
objective (not subjective)67.218331.820
🧗 (not 🛌)67.275125.920
feisty (not gracious)67.183325.017
playful (not shy)66.692823.811
linear (not circular)66.623732.314
gendered (not androgynous)66.6136125.814
indie (not pop)66.568826.417
enlightened (not lost)66.435820.611
freelance (not corporate)66.274131.618
legit (not scrub)66.0105134.615
🐐 (not 🦒)65.855233.713
private (not gregarious)65.777326.312
biased (not impartial)65.780428.624
🤖 (not 👻)65.737032.620
👽 (not 🤡)65.646430.017
reserved (not chatty)65.559330.920
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)65.558133.914
civilized (not barbaric)65.495632.118
metrosexual (not macho)65.366822.915
🎨 (not 🏀)65.386526.115
attractive (not repulsive)65.2114725.826
jealous (not compersive)65.150524.512
outsider (not insider)65.149433.816
careful (not brave)65.026528.521
focused on the future (not focused on the present)64.932127.921
zany (not regular)64.966830.728
fast (not slow)64.798023.318
purple (not orange)64.640223.414
neurotypical (not autistic)64.3105931.620
quiet (not loud)64.255823.321
impatient (not patient)64.183334.414
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)63.881527.321
hedonist (not monastic)63.851032.219
rock (not rap)63.6137927.914
philosophical (not real)63.022829.127
introspective (not not introspective)63.088431.212
stoic (not hypochondriac)62.872231.114
stoic (not expressive)62.746529.523
animalistic (not human)62.625328.419
modern (not historical)62.672529.123
arcane (not mainstream)62.467127.318
old (not young)62.252718.725
serious (not bold)62.050333.821
queer (not straight)62.025537.719
lustful (not chaste)61.973830.221
scholarly (not crafty)61.946937.215
western (not eastern)61.790238.119
resistant (not resigned)61.5120034.217
experimental (not reliable)61.257628.412
mighty (not puny)61.0111828.319
builder (not explorer)61.057828.220
utilitarian (not decorative)60.991035.514
Coke (not Pepsi)60.937336.415
humorless (not funny)60.648230.227
thin (not thick)60.587525.218
trash (not treasure)60.525233.517
badass (not weakass)60.3126329.114
wise (not foolish)60.285030.410
hypocritical (not equitable)60.258433.718
vintage (not trendy)60.2115026.918
💃 (not 🧕)60.1100032.47
asexual (not sexual)60.140328.814
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')60.012132.518
tasteful (not lewd)59.9104127.119
racist (not egalitarian)59.920328.127
wild (not tame)59.896329.520
tactful (not indiscreet)59.896332.215
reclusive (not social)59.461726.418
tautology (not oxymoron)59.218532.713
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)59.155829.918
offended (not chill)59.085134.521
specialist (not generalist)58.690727.312
main character (not side character)58.679932.615
mathematical (not literary)58.449434.316
proper (not scandalous)58.377133.934
factual (not poetic)58.287737.714
concrete (not abstract)58.192232.828
🐩 (not 🐒)58.080836.512
hard-work (not natural-talent)58.0104932.827
concise (not long-winded)57.969934.617
rational (not whimsical)57.795830.421
attentive (not interrupting)57.682135.620
depressed (not bright)57.469827.816
efficient (not overprepared)57.4126235.217
leisurely (not hurried)57.251126.111
non-gamer (not gamer)57.1104939.118
conservative (not liberal)57.050027.317
basic (not hipster)56.999330.816
😏 (not 😬)56.992041.022
deranged (not reasonable)56.664728.813
Russian (not French)56.649132.717
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)56.572432.821
flourishing (not traumatized)56.442432.717
conventional (not creative)56.370529.214
healthy (not sickly)56.2133229.122
self-destructive (not self-improving)56.186331.824
flirtatious (not prudish)56.192734.221
empirical (not theoretical)56.086531.016
factual (not exaggerating)56.084532.221
ludicrous (not sensible)55.863228.624
thinker (not doer)55.846134.823
disreputable (not prestigious)55.552637.017
nihilist (not existentialist)55.044330.315
chic (not cheesy)55.078627.825
sober (not indulgent)54.978731.623
musical (not off-key)54.868132.316
🤫 (not 🤔)54.552534.816
fantastical (not realistic)54.272735.314
wooden (not plastic)54.2137834.518
involved (not remote)53.9146727.023
cryptic (not straightforward)53.840832.615
traditional (not unorthodox)53.777533.013
deep (not shallow)53.5127029.816
💩 (not 🌟)53.442735.214
air (not earth)53.449429.617
🐮 (not 🐷)53.1120125.913
triggered (not trolling)53.1134040.816
thick-skinned (not sensitive)53.098632.124
proactive (not reactive)52.972332.816
down2earth (not head@clouds)52.8101133.915
clean (not perverted)52.7128527.817
ironic (not profound)52.594633.320
sage (not whippersnapper)52.487330.217
optimistic (not pessimistic)52.393530.223
quirky (not predictable)52.2100231.816
minimalist (not pack rat)52.1107135.815
bad-cook (not good-cook)52.196531.315
bored (not interested)52.137024.313
rude (not respectful)52.072928.025
repetitive (not varied)52.0118929.019
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)52.099229.617
transient (not permanent)51.975028.017
metaphorical (not literal)51.757928.326
no-nonsense (not dramatic)51.389333.018
cringeworthy (not inspiring)51.375626.415
😭 (not 😀)51.397128.714
📈 (not 📉)51.3143438.516
claustrophobic (not spelunker)51.264029.213
subdued (not exuberant)50.180533.317
realist (not idealist)50.3104737.926
👟 (not 🥾)50.4101533.718

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Hans Gruber based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Light Yagami (0.874)
  2. Rowan Pope (0.859)
  3. Dr. Rene Belloq (0.856)
  4. Dr. Harry Wells (0.855)
  5. Lex Luthor (0.85)
  6. General Kirigan (0.836)
  7. Lionel Luthor (0.836)
  8. Gus Fring (0.835)
  9. Vicious (0.832)
  10. Scorpius (0.832)
  1. Rex (-0.655)
  2. Flounder (-0.64)
  3. Kevin Malone (-0.634)
  4. Steve Brady (-0.629)
  5. Nelson Bighetti (-0.628)
  6. Jerry Gergich (-0.623)
  7. Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes (-0.618)
  8. The Scarecrow (-0.616)
  9. Leopold 'Butters' Stotch (-0.615)
  10. Lenny (-0.605)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Hans Gruber to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Hans Gruber is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users
ENTJ60.5%2286
INTJ59.2%8827
ESTJ58.6%547
ISTJ56.2%1475
ENTP56.1%5934
ESTP55.0%765
INTP53.1%11992
ISTP53.0%1950
ENFJ47.8%3842
INFJ46.4%12519
ESFJ46.2%592
ESFP44.8%1202
ENFP43.8%10817
ISFJ43.5%1602
ISFP42.7%1998
INFP42.0%23344

Notes

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