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Frank Abagnale, Sr. Catch Me If you can
5
5.32%
"the" Bruce Dickinson SNL skit
19
20.21%
Gabriel The Prophecy
3
3.19%
Captian Koons Pulp Fiction
11
11.70%
Vincenzo Coccotti True Romance
23
24.47%
Max Schreck Batman Returns
4
4.26%
Max Zorin View to a Kill
3
3.19%
Nick The Deer Hunter
25
26.60%
Duane Hall Annie Hall
0
0%
Twikkoff's sidekick Twikkoff
1
1.06%
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Best Christopher Walken Performance?

Old 04-08-03, 02:28 PM
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I had to vote for Captain Koons, if only for the classic line "...up his ass"
Old 04-08-03, 04:04 PM
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Originally posted by Withnail
Charlie Barrett in Suicide Kings. He spends most of the movie tied to a chair a still manages to be menacing.
My vote goes to his performance here too.

More cowbell!!

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Originally posted by BT
My vote goes to his performance here too.

More cowbell!!

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I also enjoyed watching him in "Nick of Time" with Johnny Depp.
Old 04-08-03, 04:56 PM
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It looks like I'm the only one, but I loved him as Gabriel in the Prophecy. And whatshisface as Satan was a great performance as well.
Old 04-08-03, 06:29 PM
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You forgot to include "Brainstorm" and "Dogs of War" He acted well in both even if you don't like the storyline. I put Max Zorin down on the limited poll.
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What about New Rose Hotel? Walken is great in everything he does. Doesn't mtter how good or bad the role, he is the ultimate presence.
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SNL skit
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Ed Glosser: Trivial Psychic from SNL (which, I'm told, is a spoof of "The Dead Zone").

"You're gonna get........an ice cream headache!"
Old 04-10-03, 07:31 AM
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Every one! He's been incredible in every role I've seen him in. king of New York, would have been unwatchable with another actor in the lead.

there should be an all of the above/Add More category.
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Paul Shannon in Dogs of War. Close second is Frank White in King of New York.

"Believe me guys. You're gonna want that cow bell."
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You dont have 'Things to do in Denver when your Dead' or The Dead Zone whats up with that?his 2 best parts by far.
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there is no love at all it seems for The Addiction. a very small but powerful role as an experienced vampire is classic...I think. still not on dvd.
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Originally posted by BoatDrinks
This is a horrible poll!

King of New York
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
At Close Range


I'd put those 3 above or at least as good as any in the poll.
Chris Walken as Brad Whitewood, Sr. His best work ever.
Old 04-29-03, 02:16 AM
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Dead Zone. But since it's not there, I voted for "Catch Me If You Can" because I think it's the first time I've seen him so fragile and vulnerable. Usually he's a pretty confident tough guy.
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I think a lot of his characters are very, very similar set in different environments. I mean, he plaid a freakin gangster in "Joe Dirt"



"You're talking to my guy all wrong..."

and also gotta get in a vote for:
Suicide Kings (1997) .... Carlo Bartolucci/Charlie Barret
Old 04-29-03, 08:27 PM
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I voted for the Deer Hunter partly because he was really good in it and partly because it's the first time I really knew who he was.
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"weapon of choice"
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I think this is the toughest poll I've ever seen. Because the guy is great in everything and it's tough to single out one performance. Hell, so many great one's weren't even included on the list!

Hats off to those who mentioned "Brainstorm". I love this film. And didn't think anyone rememberd it but me. Kind of tough to watch knowing the circumstances around the movie and it almost not getting finished (or released).
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Frank Abagnale Sr. by a nose.
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The Dead Zone, shoulda added that choice. I thought he was pretty funny in Biloxi Blues. There's too many good parts he's done to chose from.
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Walken Rules!

He was great in True Romance, but I thought he was awesome and stole every scene in At Close Range from 'Baghdad Penn'.
Old 05-02-03, 01:32 AM
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I voted for The Deer Hunter, but there should have been an 'other' option also. I might have picked Biloxi Blues; Sgt. Toomey is my favorite movie DI.
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Another vote for "King of New York".

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