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Old 09-06-2011, 10:34 PM
 
Location: Riding on a Higher Frequency Plane
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Hopkins
Hanks
Sandler
Definetely. And Jennifer Lopez, if one considers her an actress.
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Old 09-07-2011, 01:09 PM
 
Location: Kansas City, MO
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Steve Buscemi

Anthony Hopkins

Steve Buscemi is one of the most versatile supporting actors in Hollywood and Anthony Hopkins play Hannibal Lector among other challenging roles.
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Old 09-07-2011, 01:48 PM
 
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Steve Buscemi is one of the most versatile supporting actors in Hollywood
He's always the weird guy.
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Old 09-07-2011, 02:01 PM
 
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1. Jason Bateman
2. Ryan Reynolds
3. Jonah Hill
4. Michael Cera
5. Christopher Mintz-Plasse
6. Bill Hader
7. Seth Rogen
8. Emma Stone
9. Steve Carell
10. Justin Long
11. Jay Baruchel

All play the same role in every movie. They are niche actors. The Oscars should create an award for this type of acting. I enjoyed the movies that they have done but i am somewhat over the type of characters that they always portray.
Dead wrong on Jonah Hill. He may have a distinctive appearance, but his roles were very different on, say, Superbad and Cyrus. He was also a vulnerable fanboy on Get Him to the Greek. I actually think the kid could be a talented actor. I'm stoked for Moneyball, too.

Michael Cera? Did you not see Youth in Revolt? He literally played split personalities. I can understand this sentiment with regard to Cera more than Hill, but this is mainly a problem with casting directors and producers. I think Cera has a future in a multiverse of roles, too. Maybe even tough-guy roles if he were to get some gym time (hey, Johnny Depp did it!).
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Old 09-07-2011, 02:02 PM
 
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Not that I have a problem w/ it, but Liam Neeson's been in alot of movies lately where he just comes in and kicks everyone's a$$! lol
He's been doing that for awhile. Rob Roy comes to mind. Still a solid actor, though.
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Old 09-07-2011, 02:03 PM
 
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Steve Buscemi is one of the most versatile supporting actors in Hollywood and Anthony Hopkins play Hannibal Lector among other challenging roles.
Agreed. Buscemi in Boardwalk Empire is the stuff of legends.

Hopkins has been resigned to character roles for awhile now.
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Old 09-07-2011, 02:13 PM
 
Location: in your dreams
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Dead wrong on Jonah Hill. He may have a distinctive appearance, but his roles were very different on, say, Superbad and Cyrus. He was also a vulnerable fanboy on Get Him to the Greek. I actually think the kid could be a talented actor. I'm stoked for Moneyball, too.

Michael Cera? Did you not see Youth in Revolt? He literally played split personalities. I can understand this sentiment with regard to Cera more than Hill, but this is mainly a problem with casting directors and producers. I think Cera has a future in a multiverse of roles, too. Maybe even tough-guy roles if he were to get some gym time (hey, Johnny Depp did it!).

I agree w/ you on both counts here.

I think the typical Michael Cera "character" is probably just wearing some sort of hooded sweatshirt. (lol, and it's probably red or blue...)
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Old 09-07-2011, 02:15 PM
 
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How Kevin James doesn't make anyone's list is beyond me, by the way. That guy is not just the same in any movie, he's the same in every single appearance he's made in video format.

Then again, that's the nature of comedic roles. There's some intellectual dishonesty in filling your entire list with a casting call from SNL or Paul Rudd movies.
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Old 09-07-2011, 03:03 PM
 
Location: The Midst of Insanity
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Jason Statham easily. I don't bother with his movies anymore because I already know the story arch just by knowing he's in the movie. Tough guy has a hard life but is trying to make an honest living, he gets into some ****, meets hot girls in the process, tough guy in him comes back out and kicks ass, saves the day and gets a better life for himself but not in the original intended way, roll credits.

Done. I just summarized the plot for his next film.
LMAO, you got it! His films are just eye-candy IMO.
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Old 09-08-2011, 03:55 AM
 
Location: The United States of Amnesia
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Dead wrong on Jonah Hill. He may have a distinctive appearance, but his roles were very different on, say, Superbad and Cyrus. He was also a vulnerable fanboy on Get Him to the Greek. I actually think the kid could be a talented actor. I'm stoked for Moneyball, too.

Michael Cera? Did you not see Youth in Revolt? He literally played split personalities. I can understand this sentiment with regard to Cera more than Hill, but this is mainly a problem with casting directors and producers. I think Cera has a future in a multiverse of roles, too. Maybe even tough-guy roles if he were to get some gym time (hey, Johnny Depp did it!).
Jonah H played the same character in Super bad, saving sarah marshall, and get him to the greek. The vulnerable but lovable, dorky, overweight guy.
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