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Favourite Character from a movie!.

#1 Post by Wes » 06 May 2005, 09:00

Dont know if there already is a topic like this but anyway.
here it is again.

Tell me your favourite character and from what movie.

I like a few but i have to go with Joe Pesci as Tommy in Goodfellas.

He also had a few similar roles like in Casino.

nwo tell me yours.!

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#2 Post by F.N.G. » 06 May 2005, 09:48

Al Pacino - Carlito Brigante (Carlito's Way), seen it all before, cynical, yet still has faith in human nature and never lets his friends down.

Leonardo DiCarpio (The Beach) - me

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#3 Post by plaxii » 06 May 2005, 09:58

Peter Gibbons - Office space - His character did basically everything i want to do at my job, and on top of all that he got to sleep with jennifer anniston!!
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#4 Post by bing » 06 May 2005, 09:59

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#5 Post by edgex » 06 May 2005, 15:40

Napolean Dynamite - He has skills.
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#6 Post by Punisher » 07 May 2005, 13:55

Jet Li in any movie. And Chili Palmer.
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#7 Post by Mazer » 07 May 2005, 18:17

Two different answers sprang to mind here.

Character I would most like to be like is Annie Savoy from Bull Durham...love her attitude and her lines. Getting a baseball player nearly naked and tied up and then reading him literature...perfection.

Character I would most like to be with is Mark Darcy from Bridget Jones's Diary. There's just no other word for him than yum.

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#8 Post by fivestyle » 07 May 2005, 19:26

Daniel Day lewis as Bill the Butcher
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#9 Post by fivestyle » 07 May 2005, 19:26

Daniel Day lewis as Bill the Butcher
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#10 Post by Jimothy » 07 May 2005, 19:34

Ugh. It's so hard to choose one.

Indiana Jones. He's the man. Overall. Such a cool guy, always knows what to say, kills the Nazis, gets the job done.

The Bride (Beatrix Kiddo). She is so damn cool. She killed like a hundred guys (and four or five girls) by herself. With the most awesome sword ever. She pulled out Elle's eye. And squished it with her toes. That is the epitome of awesome.

Dr. Emmett Brown. I've always loved him. He is one of the weirdest, most eccentric characters ever. But he's great.
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#11 Post by Batman » 08 May 2005, 01:17

Punisher wrote:And Chili Palmer.
Ditto. Chili is the coolest.
Mazer wrote:Character I would most like to be with is Mark Darcy from Bridget Jones's Diary. There's just no other word for him than yum.
How about "boring". I never could understand what women found so attractive about him.
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#12 Post by Punisher » 08 May 2005, 01:57

Batman wrote:
Mazer wrote:Character I would most like to be with is Mark Darcy from Bridget Jones's Diary. There's just no other word for him than yum.
How about "boring". I never could understand what women found so attractive about him.
"I like you, just as you are". Best line in rom-com history. Gets me every time.
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#13 Post by Jelloman » 08 May 2005, 13:12

Punisher wrote:
Batman wrote:
Mazer wrote:Character I would most like to be with is Mark Darcy from Bridget Jones's Diary. There's just no other word for him than yum.
How about "boring". I never could understand what women found so attractive about him.

"I like you, just as you are". Best line in rom-com history. Gets me every time.
Does that mean that this guy is sexy, too?

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#14 Post by Punisher » 08 May 2005, 14:03

Jelloman wrote:
Punisher wrote:
Batman wrote:
Mazer wrote:Character I would most like to be with is Mark Darcy from Bridget Jones's Diary. There's just no other word for him than yum.
How about "boring". I never could understand what women found so attractive about him.

"I like you, just as you are". Best line in rom-com history. Gets me every time.
Does that mean that this guy is sexy, too?

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Big time. He is the pianoman after all.
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#15 Post by veronica » 09 May 2005, 06:08

Punisher wrote:
Jelloman wrote:
Punisher wrote:
Batman wrote:
Mazer wrote:Character I would most like to be with is Mark Darcy from Bridget Jones's Diary. There's just no other word for him than yum.
How about "boring". I never could understand what women found so attractive about him.

"I like you, just as you are". Best line in rom-com history. Gets me every time.
Does that mean that this guy is sexy, too?

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Big time. He is the pianoman after all.
He must be doing something right. After all, he did marry:
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#16 Post by Wes » 09 May 2005, 07:55

Can we stick to the topic people :p

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#17 Post by You Know, for Kids » 09 May 2005, 09:34

WeSleY-SniPes wrote:Can we stick to the topic people :p
No, they can't. :)
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#18 Post by Wes » 09 May 2005, 09:45

weehhhh.

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#19 Post by spivey » 09 May 2005, 09:57

Off the top of my head...

Henry Fonda as Juror #8 in 12 Angry Men
Gary Oldman as Drexl Spivey in True Romance
Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark
Steve McQueen as Captain Virgil "The Cooler King" Hilts in The Great Escape
Rutger Hauer as Roy Batty in Blade Runner
Groucho Marx as Otis B. Driftwood in A Night at the Opera
Jessica Lange as Dwan in King Kong
Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling in Silence of the Lambs
Ray Liotta as Henry Hill in Goodfellas
John Travolta as Vincent Vega in Pulp Fiction
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#20 Post by hippie_chick » 09 May 2005, 10:04

It's really hard to pick an all-time favorite character, there are so many good ones. I'll just list a few favorite characters from favorite movies.

1) Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean. He's just so funny and Johnny Depp has got to be the sexiest pirate ever.

2) Charlie Dalton from Dead Poets Society. He may be a trouble maker, but he doesn't let the man get him down.

and 3) Mike Connor from The Philadelphia Story. He's just so sarcastic and not as mild mannered as a lot of the Jimmy Stewart characters I've seen.

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#21 Post by veronica » 09 May 2005, 10:08

3) Mike Connor from The Philadelphia Story. He's just so sarcastic and not as mild mannered as a lot of the Jimmy Stewart characters I've seen.
He'd make my list too...as would Andrew Shepard from The American President
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#22 Post by Punisher » 09 May 2005, 11:39

WeSleY-SniPes wrote:Can we stick to the topic people :p
Wrong forum..
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#23 Post by McT » 09 May 2005, 12:24

Along with many mentioned...

Sir Alec Guinness as Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai
Lee J. Cobb as Juror #3 in Twelve Angry Men
Sigourney Weaver as Ripley in Alien/s
Kevin Spacey as Verbal Kint in The Usual Suspects



Take your pick from LOTR.
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#24 Post by Mazer » 09 May 2005, 13:05

Batman wrote:
Mazer wrote:Character I would most like to be with is Mark Darcy from Bridget Jones's Diary. There's just no other word for him than yum.
How about "boring". I never could understand what women found so attractive about him.
First, there is the fact that he's played by Colin Firth, who is the only person with automatic standing on my Top Five Men List at any given moment. He's got the intensity (and smoulder) thing down pat.

Secondly, Mark Darcy is the modern version of one of my favorite literary characters, Mr. Darcy from Pride and Prejudice. And I fell in love with him all the way through - from first reading the book, to seeing the BBC P&P, to reading Bridget Jones, to the movie version. Let's face it, with all of that, I would have loved him if he was played by Carrot Top.

But aside from all that background stuff, the character himself is wonderful too - "a top human rights barrister" and all that. My heart goes out to him at the beginning because he's socially awkward and being railroaded around by his parents and stick insect girlfriend. I kind of feel like he was this shy little boy who suddenly found himself at a level of society that he isn't very comfortable dealing with unless he can do it behind his professional guise. Reading into it way too much? Over analysis? No such things.
And then, the line Punisher mentioned - he falls for Bridget, despite her flaws, or maybe even because of them. While so many other people would and do write her off for being a shallow, silly Singleton, he sees what's wonderful about her. And as someone who has been compared to Bridget way too many times to count, that's reassuring.

Of course, it could all come down to the way he looks at her when they're cooking together and then at her birthday dinner, too.

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#25 Post by Eric Draven » 09 May 2005, 15:05

Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins only. Didn't much care for Brian Cox)
Jules Winnfield (SLJ in Pulp Fiction)
Carl Showalter (Steve Buscemi in Fargo)
Eric Draven (yeah, gotta give a nod in that direction)
Leon (Jean Reno in Leon)
Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman in Rushmore)
Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson in As Good as It Gets)
Sydney (Philip Baker Hall in Hard Eight)
Lester Bangs (PS Hoffman in Almost Famous)
Harry Powell (Robert Mitchum in Night of the Hunter)
Michael Corleone (Al Pacino in the Godfather Trilogy)
and finally
Darth Vader (Take your pick in the original SW Trilogy)
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