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Old 06-26-2011, 07:17 PM
 
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Saw Unthinkable last night. Never even heard of it 'till I saw it listed on the cable line-up. I truly enjoyed the movie (it got 4 stars on the dish network rating, which is usually reserved for masterpieces like Schindler's List, Jaws, Saving Private Ryan, ect.), and I thought it ranked up there with some of his best performances. Did that one even make it to the theatre in 2010, cause I don't remember it.
It was direct-to-video.
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Old 06-26-2011, 09:15 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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Saw Unthinkable last night. Never even heard of it 'till I saw it listed on the cable line-up. I truly enjoyed the movie (it got 4 stars on the dish network rating, which is usually reserved for masterpieces like Schindler's List, Jaws, Saving Private Ryan, ect.), and I thought it ranked up there with some of his best performances. Did that one even make it to the theatre in 2010, cause I don't remember it.
I saw that the other day on cable too. I liked it a lot more than I should have. Probably because "Trinity" was in it. But I did like SLJ's character, he was ruthless!
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Old 06-27-2011, 02:22 AM
 
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I liked him in Training Day and The Matrix.
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Old 06-27-2011, 02:39 AM
 
Location: Belgium
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Coming to America - I love how he tried to rob McDowell's.
Great scene .

Anyway, my fav SLJ movies are:

- Unbreakable
- Pulp Fiction
- Die Hard With A Vengeance
- A Time To Kill
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Old 06-27-2011, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Southern Willamette Valley, Oregon
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It was direct-to-video.
I wonder why that was. It had a really good cast, it portrayed a relevant topic, and I found it more entertaining than 95% of the garbage Hollywood has come out with in the last couple of years that I've sat through and watched/paid for. Seems kinda strange to me.
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Old 06-27-2011, 02:33 PM
 
Location: in your dreams
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I liked him in Training Day and The Matrix.

He wasn't in either of those movies..
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Old 06-28-2011, 03:51 PM
 
Location: Portlandia "burbs"
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I like him in just about anything. Among my favorites:

Soul Men
Unbreakable
Caveman's Valentine
Black Snake Moan
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Old 06-30-2011, 02:24 AM
 
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I like him in just about anything. Among my favorites:

Soul Men
Unbreakable
Caveman's Valentine
Black Snake Moan
C. Thomas Howell was hillarious in Soul Men.
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Old 06-30-2011, 03:32 PM
 
Location: Matthews, NC
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C. Thomas Howell was hillarious in Soul Men.
Not sure if you are trying be silly or not, but Soul Man is an entirely different movie than Soul Man.

My favoite SLJ movie? Amos and Andrew, of course. I didn't know until today that he was in The Exterminator. A great flick to be sure but can't be counted as "his" film.
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Old 07-01-2011, 01:56 AM
 
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Not sure if you are trying be silly or not, but Soul Man is an entirely different movie than Soul Man.
So there are two films called Soul Man? I only know of the one with C. Thomas Howell where he becomes Black so he can get into college.
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