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Old 03-17-06, 06:31 PM
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Any Christopher Lambert fans?

Just now on Action Encore they're giving Mean Guns. In spite it being an Albert Pyun film, I've always enjoyed it. Aside from the mambo music and Michael Halsey, a big part of why I enjoy this film is due to a delightfuly twisted performance by Christopher Lambert. That brought to mind other films with Lambert that I really enjoyed. Like Greystoke, The Hunted, Fortress, Gunmen, Gideon, and, of course Highlander. His later films may not be great (like the horrible Beowulf) but I can't help renting them just because he's in them. Anyone else a fan of his from way back when?

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Old 03-17-06, 06:39 PM
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I've only ever seen two of his films. Highlander and Mortal Kombat.
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Old 03-17-06, 06:51 PM
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I thought there can be only one Christopher Lambert fan?!
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Gunmen is my #1 guilty pleasure movie ever.
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Old 03-17-06, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by WildcatLH
Gunmen is my #1 guilty pleasure movie ever.
Yeah, the film was fun and Lambert and Van Peebles had great action/buddy movie chemistry. And how can you go wrong with Patrick Stewart and Dennis Leary as scenery chewing villains?
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He steals every scene in Mortal Kombat. Like to see him do more movies; could be a great character actor.
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He starred in Knight Moves, one of the few decent films where chess was the milieu.
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Old 03-18-06, 01:10 AM
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I've yet to see that one, even though I keep meaning to rent it.
I should also mention that The Sicilian is a film starring Lambert that is worth checking out.

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Old 03-18-06, 01:25 AM
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Originally Posted by J-DAM
could be a great character actor.
You should check out Gideon. He's very good there and in a very different role than he's typicially in.
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Highlander rules!
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Don't forget Fortress!
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Christopher Lambert has a certain cool factor, but he's not much of an actor.

I'm surprised he doesn't get the same crap that Lundgren, Van Damme, Seagal, etc. get for falling into the realm of the straight-to-video career. Of course, some Rutger Hauer fans are in denial about his straight-to-video era.
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Old 03-19-06, 01:53 AM
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I've seen a few of his movies. Usually, he is the best part of them. I seem to remember liking Beowulf, though.
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Old 03-19-06, 03:09 AM
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He was pretty sad in mortal kombat. But Highlander, the Hunted and Fortress would be my favourite of his
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Old 03-19-06, 10:26 AM
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Really liked Greystoke. Thought he would be bigger than he is now.
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