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Which bit parts do you remember for the best reasons (this leaves Kim Dickens' hideous turn in Hollow Man out)?

Ronnie Corbett in Burke and Hare: This was a totally under appreciated gem of a black comedy, and I loved every minute of it. Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis make a great team, but Ronnie Corbett stole every scene he was in as the totally inept captain trying to track down a pair of serial killers. Fucking brilliant!

Amanda Peet in The Whole Nine Yards: Another underrated movie. Without her, the film would have still been a lot of fun, but Peet was pitch perfect as the ditzy secretary. She has a gorgeous smile that constantly hints at mischief. And, this is coming from a gay man, she looks incredible sans clothing.

Andy Serkis in Brighton Rock: This thriller was bleak and intense, but uneven. Sam Riley proved that he's an actor to watch, but the one I really remember is Andy Serkis as the crime boss Colleoni. He was positively chilling in his one-scene performance.

Christian Coulson in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Coulson hasn't done much before or since this movie, and that surprises me. It should have led to more things (Robert Pattinson got Twilight after his bit part in the fourth film, but considering the lack of quality in those movies, that's not saying much). Coulson got the role, playing the character with charisma and a hint of sexuality that allowed us to believe that
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he would go on to become one of the literary world's greatest villains.
He stole the movie from everyone else, and even better, didn't stumble on Steve Kloves' clunky dialogue.

Penn Badgely in Margin Call: While I felt for everyone in this movie (for better or worse), Seth Bregman is who really stuck out in my mind. I know guys like him in real life, which is probably why he struck such a chord with me. His
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last plea to Jared Cohen for his job was heartbreaking


Simon Baker in Margin Call: There are villains, and there are villains. Then there is the Devil Incarnate, which in "Margin Call" is Jared Cohen, played by Simon Baker. Cohen is one of the most ruthless and heartless characters I've seen in a long time. Seeing him on screen in the role makes my blood run cold. Put him along side Hannibal Lecter and The Joker.

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I like how Jon Polito crops up in the Big Lebowski as a bumbling private detective.

An insane moment that is part genius, and part convoluted attempt to get a Coen favourite into another Coen movie.

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Lucas Black in Accepted: Justin Long was decent, but Black was absolutely hilarious in every scene, makes me wish he'd do more films.

Michael Chiklis in Parker- Chiklis gave a pretty chilling and intimidating turn.

Jason Statham in Turn It Up- Average urban drama with average performances by Ja Rule and Pras, though Statham steals the spotlight as a corrupt record label exec.

Tracy Morgan in Death at a Funeral- The whole cast was pretty good, but Morgan gave me the most laughs.

Melissa McCarthy in Bridesmaids- This is the film that made me really take notice of McCarthy as an actress.


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From the last few years:


Antonio Banderas in Expendables 3

Evan Peters in X-Men: Days of Future Past

Ice Cube in 21 and 22 Jump Street

Charlize Theron in A Million Ways to Die in the West

Rose Byrne and Dave Franco in Neighbors

Jessica Brown Findlay in Winter's Tale

Samuel L. Jackson in RoboCop

Anne Hathaway in The Dark Knight Rises

Christopher Walken in Seven Psychopaths

Robert Forster and Judy Greer in The Descendants

William Fichtner in Drive Angry

Karl Urban in Star Trek

Robert Duvall in The Road

Jeffrey Dean Morgan in Watchmen


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Joe Pesi- Lethal Weapon,Goodfellas,Casino,Raging Bull

Eva Green - The Dreamers,300 Rise of an Empire,Dark Shadows,Sin City 2

Tom Cruise - Tropic Thunder

R Lee Emery - Full Metal Jacket

Marisa Tomei - My Cousin Vinny

Alec Baldwin - Glengarry Glen Ross

John Turturro -Big Lebowski

Alex Karas - Blazing Saddles

Slim Pickens - Dr. Strangelove

Hanson Brothers - Slap Shot


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Cole Hauser in 2 Fast 2 Furious

Jordi Molla in Bad Boys 2

Demi Moore in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Kevin Hart in Fool's Gold.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan in the Red Dawn remake

R Lee Ermey in The Watch

William Dafoe in xXx: State of the Union

Jean Claude Van Damme in Expendables 2

Kid Cudi and Rami Malek in Need for Speed

RZA in Brick Mansions

Jean Reno in Armored

T.I. and Chris Brown in Takers

Samuel L Jackson in pretty much everything.


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Vexer wrote:
Cole Hauser in 2 Fast 2 Furious

Jordi Molla in Bad Boys 2

Demi Moore in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Kevin Hart in Fool's Gold.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan in the Red Dawn remake

R Lee Ermey in The Watch

William Dafoe in xXx: State of the Union

Jean Claude Van Damme in Expendables 2

Kid Cudi and Rami Malek in Need for Speed

RZA in Brick Mansions

Jean Reno in Armored

T.I. and Chris Brown in Takers



Hey Vexer. Just wanted to note that I have hated every single movie you listed above except for Expendables 2 (which was fun, and I agree that Van Damme was a scene-stealer as the villain) and the last 4 movies, which I haven't seen.

(Qualification: In the case of The Watch, hated is too strong a word -- just disappointed that it wasn't as funny as the premise and cast would indicate.)


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StatGuy2000 wrote:
Vexer wrote:
Cole Hauser in 2 Fast 2 Furious

Jordi Molla in Bad Boys 2

Demi Moore in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Kevin Hart in Fool's Gold.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan in the Red Dawn remake

R Lee Ermey in The Watch

William Dafoe in xXx: State of the Union

Jean Claude Van Damme in Expendables 2

Kid Cudi and Rami Malek in Need for Speed

RZA in Brick Mansions

Jean Reno in Armored

T.I. and Chris Brown in Takers



Hey Vexer. Just wanted to note that I have hated every single movie you listed above except for Expendables 2 (which was fun, and I agree that Van Damme was a scene-stealer as the villain) and the last 4 movies, which I haven't seen.

(Qualification: In the case of The Watch, hated is too strong a word -- just disappointed that it wasn't as funny as the premise and cast would indicate.)


I thought Watch was absolutely hysterical.


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The two quintessential scene stealers...

Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) only has 25 minutes of screentime in Silence of the Lambs, but he steals every single scene he's in, to the point of becoming one of the most recognizable villains in film history.


Boba Fett only has little over 15 minutes between both Empire and Return, and almost no lines, and still managed to become one of the most recognizable characters of the franchise and a huge fan favorite.

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Sandra Bullock in Crash, one of the only good things about an otherwise bad film.


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Thief12 wrote:
Revenge


That would be Return bud.

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Steven wrote:
Thief12 wrote:
Revenge


That would be Return bud.


Hey, I went with the original, cooler title, pal!!




Fixed.

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But a Jedi doesn't take revenge. :P


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H.I. McDonough wrote:
But a Jedi doesn't take revenge. :P


What if his midi-chlorians are f*cked up?? 8-)

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Thief12 wrote:
H.I. McDonough wrote:
But a Jedi doesn't take revenge. :P


What if his midi-chlorians are f*cked up?? 8-)


This literally made me laugh out loud. :lol:

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Thief12 wrote:
The two quintessential scene stealers...

Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) only has 25 minutes of screentime in Silence of the Lambs, but he steals every single scene he's in, to the point of becoming one of the most recognizable villains in film history.


Boba Fett only has little over 15 minutes between both Empire and Return, and almost no lines, and still managed to become one of the most recognizable characters of the franchise and a huge fan favorite.


I always thought that Harrison Ford was the number one scene stealer in the Star Wars franchise. I always wanted to ask one question that I don't get the whole Boba Fett thing. I don't see why he is a fan favorite as he doesn't really do anything in the original trilogy and it seems more of something that came about in other media of the expanded Star Wars universe not the movies.


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Thief12 wrote:
The two quintessential scene stealers...

Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) only has 25 minutes of screentime in Silence of the Lambs, but he steals every single scene he's in, to the point of becoming one of the most recognizable villains in film history.


Boba Fett only has little over 15 minutes between both Empire and Return, and almost no lines, and still managed to become one of the most recognizable characters of the franchise and a huge fan favorite.


Not to be a one-upper (but I'm going to be a one-upper) the Bride of Frankenstein had only four minutes of screen time and only three lines: two screams and a hiss, and I would argue that she is one of the more recognizable characters in movie history

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Salma Hayek in Savages

Lindsay Lohan in Machete

Sofia Vergara in Machete Kills

Steve Austin in Expendables

Wesley Snipes in Expendables 3

Dwayne Johnson in Fast 5 and 6

LL Cool J in Rollerball

Jason Statham and Ice Cube in Ghosts of Mars

Tom Arnold and Anthony Anderson in Exit Wounds

Mark Dacascos in Cradle 2 Tha Grave

Omar Epps in Mod Squad

Raul Julia in Street Fighter

Isaiah Washington in Romeo Must Die

Jessica Alba in both Sin City films(also Powers Boothe and Eva Green).


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Joan Rivers (RIP) in The Muppets Take Manhattan.
Abigail Breslin in Definitely, Maybe (and the episode of Grey's Anatomy she was in, and, of course, Little Miss Sunshine).
Bailee Madison in Bridge to Terabithia and Phoebe in Wonderland
Dorothy Malone in The Big Sleep
Mike the dog in Down and Out in Beverly Hills

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Thief12 wrote:
The two quintessential scene stealers...

Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) only has 25 minutes of screentime in Silence of the Lambs, but he steals every single scene he's in, to the point of becoming one of the most recognizable villains in film history.


Boba Fett only has little over 15 minutes between both Empire and Return, and almost no lines, and still managed to become one of the most recognizable characters of the franchise and a huge fan favorite.


I always thought that Harrison Ford was the number one scene stealer in the Star Wars franchise. I always wanted to ask one question that I don't get the whole Boba Fett thing. I don't see why he is a fan favorite as he doesn't really do anything in the original trilogy and it seems more of something that came about in other media of the expanded Star Wars universe not the movies.


I don't know. I don't care one way or the other about Boba Fett, but I think it has to do with the cool outfit, the jetpack, etc. For some reason, people thought that was cool and I think the EU machinery took advantage of that and spun it out of control.

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