Sunday, April 23, 2006

My All-Time Favorite Movie Characters...

I was reading an article in a movie magazine about the most memorable movie characters of all time. So I decided to do the same. I have a lot of them, but here are just some of my favorite movie characters of all time.


Al Pacino as "Frank Slade" in Scent of A Woman (1992)


Angela Bassett as "Tina Turner" in What's Love Got To Do With It (1993)


Anthony Hopkins as "Dr Hannibal Lecter" in Silence of The Lambs (1991)


Ben Kingsley as "Massoud Amir Behrani" in House of Sand and Fog (2003)


Bruce Willis as "David Dunn" in Unbreakable (2000)


Denzel Washington as "Rubin Carter" in The Hurricane (1999)


Dustin Hoffman as "Michael Dorsey/Dorothy Michaels" in Tootsie (1982)


Eddie Murphy "Prof. Sherman Klumps" in The Nutty Professor (1996)


Edward Nortan as "Derek" in American History X (1998)


Emma Thompson as "Elinor Dashwood" in Sense & Sensibility (1995)


Julia Roberts as "Erin Brokovich" in Erin Brokovich (2000)


Johhny Depp as "Captain Jack Sparrow" in The Pirates of The Caribbean (2003)


Kate Winslet as "Sylvia Llewelyn Davies" in Finding Neverland (2004)


Ken Wantanabe as "Katsumoto" in The Last Samurai (2003)


Kevin Spacey as "Roger Verbal Kint" in The Usual Suspects (1995)


Morgan Freeman as "Joe Clark" in Lean On Me (1989)


Natalie Portman as "Alice" in Closer (2004)


Jack Nicholson as "Melvin Udall" in As Good As It Gets (1997)


Nicole Kidman as "Grace" in The Others (2001)


Peter Sellers as "Hrundi Bakshi" in The Party (1968)


Renee Zelwegger as "Roxie Hart" in CHICAGO (2002)


Robin Williams as "Dr. Patch Adams" in Patch Adams (1998)


Rosario Dawson as "Mimi" in RENT (2005)


Samuel L. Jackson as "Carl Lee Hailey" in A Time To Kill (1996)


Sandra Bullock as "Gwen Cummings" in 28 Days (2000)


Thandie Newton as "Christine" in Crash (2005)


Tom Hanks as "Chuck Noland" in Cast Away (2000)


Whoopi Goldberg as "Celie" in The Color Purple (1985)


Ziyi Zhang as "Jen Yu" in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)


Nia Long as "Jordan" in The Best Man (1999)

So...WHAT'S YOURS?

18 Comments:

At 12:36 PM, Blogger Pieces of Me said...

Prof. Sherman Klumps, Chuck Noland, thats all i remember now

 
At 12:57 PM, Blogger Purgatory said...

I will have to discuss this post with Nibaq for any future effects it can have.

 
At 1:33 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

looooooooooool purgatory! loooooooooooool

 
At 3:11 PM, Blogger The Stallion said...

Akeem! You forgot Akeem!
What about Sister Mary Clarence?
Tyler Perry as Madea!

You missing alot!

 
At 3:23 PM, Blogger Jazz Central said...

peices of me: Do u have any of your own?

purgatory: Discuss what? well discuss with Nibaq and let me know :)

annonymous: and?

stallion: I know i'm missing alot. Didn't you read the intro? I said that they are just some...

 
At 3:54 PM, Blogger Jitterbug said...

Hello Jazz Central.... Love your background....

I'd say Nicholas cage in Adaptation... Bruce Willis, Samuel J in Pulp Fiction (these are the ones that raced all the other names that came whooshing by and fighting for the spotlight lol)

 
At 4:20 PM, Blogger Purgatory said...

He knows, ask him

 
At 5:30 PM, Blogger Kleio said...

Scarlett Johansson as Charlotte in "Lost in Translation", Jack Nicholson as Melvin Udall in "As Good As It Gets", Audrey Tautou as Amélie Poulain in "Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie" Poulain", Patrick Fugit as William Miller in "Almost Famous", Frances McDormand as Marge Gunderson in "Fargo", Julie Walters as Rita in "Educating Rita", Otto Sander as Cassiel in "In weiter Ferne, so nah!" ("Faraway, So Close!"), James Dean as Jim Stark in "Rebel Without a Cause" (ouf!), River Phoenix as Danny Pope in "Running on Empty". That's all from me for now!

 
At 7:50 PM, Blogger NuNu™ said...

WOW!! I gotta say, you have great taste!! If you wanna know mine, the list's gonna be looooooooong.. So I prefer if you just make it as a "Tag" thing!
Like you tag me and I'll post about it on my blog.
Heff!! ta3abt =/

 
At 9:52 PM, Blogger Raine said...

I agree with Kleio - River Pheonix in 'Running on Empty'... Plus, Rocky in all the Rocky movies, Al Pacino in 'Dog Day Afternoon', Toni Colette in 'Muriel's Wedding', Julia Roberts in 'Pretty Woman', Cher and Nicholas Cage in Moonstruck, Audrey Hepburn in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's', and so many more!!!! Cool post, lke mine ;)

 
At 6:57 AM, Blogger - snookie - said...

tom hanks in forrest gump
ed norton in fight club
idina menzel in wicked (i know its a musical play but i love her ;P)
mel brooks in blazing sadles
peter sellers in the party
paul newman in the prize
rob schnider in 50 first dates
chatherin zeta jones in chicago

thats all i can think of at the momment :)

 
At 7:33 AM, Blogger Erzulie said...

-Juliette Binoche in Chocolat
-Meryl Streep in Bridges of Madison County
-Tom Hanks in You've Got Mail
-Owen Kline in The Squid & the Whale
-Shirley MacLaine in Steel Magnolias
-Roy Scheider in Jaws (He survived! HOPE!)
-Whoopi Goldberg in Ghost
-Robin Williams in Mrs. Doubtfire
-Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting

Nice post :)

 
At 4:44 PM, Blogger - snookie - said...

offtopic: yo jazz, did you hear about the 1st jazz festival n kuwait? its gonna be in SAS.. i jusssssst thought you might like to know if you hadnt already :)

 
At 8:00 PM, Blogger Papillona ® said...

my favorite character: Jazz-C

Movie: Sushi with Papillona

 
At 3:57 PM, Blogger DiiGMaa said...

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At 3:59 PM, Blogger DiiGMaa said...

oooooffffftttt soooooo many !!!
but right now all that comes to mind is

Anne Bancroft as Miss Dinsmoor in Great Expectations (1998)!!!

Cha Cha BooM !!! (if you know the movie you'll know what I'm on about :P)

 
At 9:09 PM, Anonymous edo rex said...

uma thurman as 'mia wallace' in pulp fiction, jessica rabbit as herself in 'who framed roger rabbit?'....****, dont have time to finish my list now...will do it later

 
At 6:52 PM, Blogger 7tenths said...

Al Pacino rocked in Scent of a Woman! The Party was classic!! & Ken Watanabe is just cool! My favourites are waaay too many but here's what I can remember:

Bruce Willis as Butch in Pulp Fiction
John Travolta as Chilli Palmer in Get Shorty
Tim Roth as The Bellboy in Four Rooms
Ben Stiller as Derek Zoolander in Zoolander
Marlon Brando as Don Corleone in Godfather
Morgan Freeman as Eddie Dupris in Million Dollar Baby

So.. many.. more..

 

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