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Old 12-31-07, 09:57 AM
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Least Belieavable Movie Bad Guy?

I watched DH4 last night and did not buy Olyphant as the bad guy whatsoever. Considering how menacing his Deadwood character is, that surprised me.

Who else do you consider "miscast" at the bad guy?
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As mentioned Timothy olphant is pale in comparision to previous Die hard villians.
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I always thought Dennis Hopper was miscast in "Speed" - he just doesn't strike me as a criminal mastermind. Which I guess is the point, but he still seems really out of place.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze in "Batman and Robin." Though nothing was believable in that one.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze in "Batman and Robin." Though nothing was believable in that one.
Before the accident, he was such an "ice" guy. His personality could cause people to "freeze" in their tracks.
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Originally Posted by Brain Stew
Before the accident, he was such an "ice" guy. His personality could cause people to "freeze" in their tracks.
Hey, cool it with the puns.
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Bennett in Commando. He was supposed to be Arnie's equal but he was a flabby australian with a porn stache and that lame chain maily vest. Let off some steam, Bennett!
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Originally Posted by Rockmjd23
Bennett in Commando. He was supposed to be Arnie's equal but he was a flabby australian with a porn stache and that lame chain maily vest. Let off some steam, Bennett!
I came in here to post the same thing. I caught the end of Commando the other night (the "let off some steam" part) and there's actually a moment during the final fight where Bennett screams like a little girl!
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Richard Pryor in Superman 3.
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Denzel Washington in Training Day.... j/k
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From recent memory, Ed Harris is National Treasure: Book of Secrets. Was he even necessary?
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Originally Posted by Goldberg74
From recent memory, Ed Harris is National Treasure: Book of Secrets. Was he even necessary?
My exact answer. He was a much better villain in

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Timothy Olyphant is easily near the top of the list for me. He ruined Die Soft 4. It could've at least been a decent flick had it not been for him.

I always hated Charles Gray's Blofeld in Diamonds Are Forever. He seemed nothing like any of the previous Blofelds we'd seen(or heard).
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The bad guy in Scream 3 was horrible.
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Originally Posted by Goldberg74
From recent memory, Ed Harris is National Treasure: Book of Secrets. Was he even necessary?
Worst, most pointless part of that movie.
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Originally Posted by DVD Josh
I watched DH4 last night and did not buy Olyphant as the bad guy whatsoever. Considering how menacing his Deadwood character is, that surprised me.

Who else do you consider "miscast" at the bad guy?


AGREED!

This dude was no meaner than a Bully in High School,complete miscast and to me,that is waht made Die Hard 4 awful,good action terrible villian.
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Originally Posted by DVD Josh
I watched DH4 last night and did not buy Olyphant as the bad guy whatsoever. Considering how menacing his Deadwood character is, that surprised me.

Who else do you consider "miscast" at the bad guy?
you know I was thinking the exact same thing as I clicked on this thread before even reading the first post. I still thought that Live Free or Die Hard was extremely entertaining none the less.
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For some reason, Sean Connery in The Avengers leaped right into my head. But that whole movie sucked...wasn't just the bad guy.
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21 posts and not a single mention of Hayden Christenson as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader?
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Originally Posted by Goat3001
21 posts and not a single mention of Hayden Christenson as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader?
Yup.

The bad guy from Casino Royale was pretty terrible.
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Personally, I've never been able to stand John Travolta as a bad guy. He just doesn't work.
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Originally Posted by Goat3001
21 posts and not a single mention of Hayden Christenson as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader?
Probably because most of us bought it.

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