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Old 01-05-08, 09:52 PM
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Best movie without talent?

Best movie without any name actors at all?

I nominate United 93.
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I nominate United 93.
Such disrespect for Sledge Hammer!
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Laws of Gravity - Sure, Edie Falco and Peter Greene are stars now, but back then they were complete unknowns.
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i'd have to go with 'united 93' as well but 'bubble' is another good one that comes to mind.
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I'd have to go with "The Bicycle Thief." Great performances by people who were picked off the streets to become actors.

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Empire Strikes Back

Aside from that Harrison Ford fella and brief scenes with Sir Alec Guinness, that's it. No other actors ever did anything worthwhile. The director never had another notable film, and that was the last good movie written by the writer.
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I think there's a huge difference between the question in the title and the one in the OP.
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The original Night of the Living Dead, as well as the first Dawn of the Dead.
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Pi - awesome movie
Cube- is up there too.
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At the time? Buckaroo Banzai: Across the Eighth Dimension. The only noteable actor at the time was Peter Weller. Even Jeff Goldblum wasn't a household name at the time.
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Such disrespect for Sledge Hammer!
Trust him, he knows what he's doing.
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Originally Posted by The Bus
Empire Strikes Back

Aside from that Harrison Ford fella and brief scenes with Sir Alec Guinness, that's it. No other actors ever did anything worthwhile. The director never had another notable film, and that was the last good movie written by the writer.
what about Billy Dee Williams?
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Originally Posted by Brack
what about Billy Dee Williams?
and John Ratzenberger. (look it up)

Cliff Clavin has talent!
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United 93.
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Originally Posted by mllefoo
At the time? Buckaroo Banzai: Across the Eighth Dimension. The only noteable actor at the time was Peter Weller. Even Jeff Goldblum wasn't a household name at the time.
Lithgow and Lloyd were known by then.
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Originally Posted by The Cow
and John Ratzenberger. (look it up)

Cliff Clavin has talent!
True, but I mentioned Billy because he was one of the stars and was nominated for Brian's Song.
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Originally Posted by Breton
I'd have to go with "The Bicycle Thief." Great performances by people who were picked off the streets to become actors.
I don't think there's a better answer than this one.

One of the biggest masterpieces in the world of film and using only amateurs.
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Originally Posted by Breton
I'd have to go with "The Bicycle Thief." Great performances by people who were picked off the streets to become actors.
That's my pick as well. I'm not quite sure we'll ever see another film end up so outstandingly perfect while using non-names/actors. Heck, it's hard for the biggest names in the business to get together and even come close to anything as beautiful and moving as Bicycle Thieves.
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Originally Posted by The Cow
and John Ratzenberger. (look it up)

Cliff Clavin has talent!

Don't forget Dustin Hoffman, too
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Agreed.

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Any of the films of Robert Bresson after Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne.

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