Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by Creeping-Cruds, Jun 25, 2009.
Chucky as Chucky in all the Chucky movies.
Heather Graham as Rollergirl in Boogie Nights
Samuel L. Jackson as Jimmy in Hard Eight - Great movie for those who have not seen it.
Rodney Dangerfield as Al Cervik in Caddy Shack - probably only had a minute of screen time in the movie, but he stole every scene he was in.
Rutger Hauer as Martin in Flesh & Blood - Another great movie for those who have not seen it.
Charlton Heston as El Cid in El Cid
Jennifer Tilly as Vicki (girl in red dress) in Let It Ride - another great movie
Jon Heder as Napoleon Dynamite in Napoleon Dynamite
Pam Grier as Mamawi in the Arena and a quarter century later Pam Grier as Jackie Brown in Jackie Brown - she made excellent points in both movies
I got a million more
Roberto Benigni - Life is Beautiful
A friend of mine called that movie "The funniest movie about the holocaust, EVER."
I knew I'd be reminded of some favs if I waited long enough....
Not all necessarily "great" acting here, but entertaining nonetheless:
Dennis Hopper as Frank Booth in Blue Velvet
Willem Dafoe as Bobby Peru in Wild at Heart
Deniro as Rupert Pupkin in King of Comedy
Deniro as Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver
Daniel Day Lewis as Bill The Butcher in Gangs of New York
Daniel Day Lewis as John Proctor in The Crucible
Ben Kingsly as Don Logan in Sexy Beast
Sheryl Lee as Laura Palmer in Twin Peaks Fire Walk with Me
William H Macy as Jerry in Fargo
All three dudes in Oh Brother Where Art Thou
Mink Stole as Peggy Gravel in Desperate Living
Jeff Bridges as The Dude in The Big Lebowski
Gary Oldman as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy
Gary Oldman as Vlad in Bram Stoker's Dracula
Clint in the Man with No Name trilogy
Pacino in And Justice for All
Kevin Heffernan as Farva in Super Troopers
David Patrick Kelly as Luther in The Warriors
Crispin Glover as Layne in River's Edge
Tom Finnegan as Oly in Repo Man
Richard Farnsworth as Alvin in The Straight Story
a more recent favorite that folks might not know about:
Marc Senter as Ray Pye in Jack Ketchum's The Lost
Someone mentioned Matt Dillon, who was great as a total teenage wreck in Tex..
Christopher Lee as Saruman in Lord of the Rings
Cary Elwes as Westley in The Princess Bride and in Robin Hood Men in Tights
Denzel Washington in every film he's been in.
Brad Pitt as Tyler Durden in Fight Club
Al Pacino and Jamie Foxx (steamin' Beamen!) both in Any Given Sunday
George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino in From Dusk Till Dawn.
Clooney also did a good job in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.
Lee Ermey as Sgt. Hartman in Full Metal Jacket (even though he does it for a living).
Leonardo DiCaprio in The Departed
Steve McQueen in The Great Escape
Tom Berenger in Sniper
Eddie Murphy in Coming to America
Dennis Hopper as Howard Payne in Speed
Willem Defoe in Platoon
Jason Lee as Brodie in Mallrats
I actually liked Michael Keaton in the older Batmans.
Lawrence Fishburne in Othello and The Matrix
River Phoenix in Stand by Me (RIP)
Most of my other favorites have already been mentioned.
but how about this WWII-era romance from Italy?
Monica Bellucci as Malena Scordia in the film Malena.
Big up for even mentioning Christopher Lee. The last living old-school horror actor.
Brad Douriff - Billy Bibbet, One Flew Over the Cuckoos nest
Love Brad Douriff. Had Deadwood continued I think Doc would have had a big role in the next season.. Met him at a horror-con once. Very nice dude who appreciates fans..
and the winner is:
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