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Ralph Fiennes in Schindler's List
61
54.46%
Gregory Peck in The Boys from Brazil
4
3.57%
Laurence Olivier in Marathon Man
18
16.07%
Burt Lancaster in Judgement at Nuremberg
2
1.79%
Dirk Bogarde in The Night Porter
2
1.79%
Ian Mackellan in Apt Pupil
10
8.93%
Orson Welles in The Stranger
4
3.57%
Claude Rains in Casablanca
4
3.57%
Gunter Meisner in In a Glass Cage
3
2.68%
Other
28
25.00%
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Best on-screen role of a Nazi

Old 03-04-04, 09:11 PM
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Other.

The big, bald mechanic bastard nazi in this scene:

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I vote other; Henry Gibson ownz.
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Other: Dyanne Thorne as Ilsa, She-Wolf of the SS
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Max von Sydow as Maj. Karl von Steiner in Victory.
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Please note: Claude Rains was Captain Renault in "Casablanca". You're obviously thinking about Conrad Veidt (who, by the way, was also great in "Dr. Caligari's Cabinet")

These being said, I'd think Olivier's performance was the best, while Peck and McKellen were probably closer to a "stock" Nazi than Fiennes.
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Fiennes.
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Often overlooked is the superb performance by Maximilian Schell in The Man in the Glass Booth, who was nominated for Best Actor in the 1975 film.

Of course, the question is, is he a Nazi who took the identity of a Jewish concentration camp victim, Arthur Goldman, at the end of the war or is he actually Goldman.

I voted other.
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Definitely Ralph Fiennes for me. His portrayal of Amon Goethe was just surpemely creepy and scary.
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Originally posted by PalmerJoss
Definitely Ralph Fiennes for me. His portrayal of Amon Goethe was just surpemely creepy and scary.
And downright evil.

Great performance.
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Where's Dirk Bogarde in The Night Porter and Carl Reiner in Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid?
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Herr Twikoff!!!!
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not nazi, but i liked it.

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the guy on the left.
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Orson Welles - The Stranger
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Peter Sellers - Dr. Strangelove

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Kenneth Mars - The Producers
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Rolf in the Sound of Music
Kenneth Mars in The Producers
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This creepy bastard:

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George Sanders in Fritz Lang's Man Hunt.

Sig Ruman as "Concentration Camp" Erhardt in Lubitsch's To Be or Not to Be.
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Edward Norton in American History X
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neo-nazi doesn't count...card carrying NSDAP members only please
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Originally posted by ToddSm66
Peter Sellers - Dr. Strangelove
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Laurence Olivier in Marathon Man from what I have seen so far.

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