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View Poll Results: What is your favorite Paul Newman film?
Road to Perdition
5.45%
The Verdict
4.55%
Slap Shot
5.45%
The Sting
15.45%
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
16.36%
Cool Hand Luke
26.36%
Hud
3.64%
The Hustler
14.55%
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
0
0%
Other - please specify
8.18%
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Favorite Paul Newman film?

Old 09-27-08, 08:40 PM
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Favorite Paul Newman film?

In honor of his passing, I figured a poll of everyone's favorite Paul Newman film would be a nice idea. An actor with such a lengthy and impressive resume made it tough to whittle the list down to nine films, with several classics not represented. As always, please list your favorite if it is not among those I selected, I suspect there are plenty of other equally worthwhile films in his ouevre.


Road to Perdition
The Verdict
Slap Shot
The Sting
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Cool Hand Luke
Hud
The Hustler
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Other

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1. The Verdict
2. Road to Perdition
3 The Hustler/The Color Of Money
4. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
5. The Sting
6. Empire Falls
7. Nobody's Fool
8. Slap Shot
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The Sting
The Hustler
Cool Hand Luke
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Hud, followed by Harper, the Hustler and Quintet.
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Quintet
You don't see that one listed too often.
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1. Cool Hand Luke
2. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
3. Slapshot
4. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
5. The Sting
6. The Hustler
7 The Verdict
8. The MacKintosh Man
9. Sometimes a Great Notion
10. Silent Movie
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So many choices. So tough to choose. But I have to pick "The Verdict" and "The Sting" (tie). Such a classy and classic actor.
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While he's had better roles in other movies, since the question is fav film, I'd have to go with The Sting. That's such a fun movie and stands up to multiple views.
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Cool Hand Luke (which is also one of my all-time favorite movies)
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1 Somebody Up There Likes Me
2 The Sting
3 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Those are my top 3 and I would throw in Towering Inferno as a Fourth.
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He kicked so much ass in HUD.
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The Sting
The Verdict
Slap Shot-Best sports movie EVER.
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Haven't seen one
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Slap Shot-Best sports movie EVER.
I agree. I still can't believe it didn't make AFI's list.
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Don't forget The Hudsucker Proxy...he was great in that as well
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Cool Hand Luke with The Hustler as a close second.

Originally Posted by GuessWho View Post
Haven't seen one
How is that even possible?
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Tough question, but I went with Sting. It's just such an enjoyable, fun movie.
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Harper and The Young Philadelphians.
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The Sting. It's not exactly highbrow and may seem a little light when compared to the Best Picture films that surround it (French Connection, Godfather, Godfather Part II, Cuckoo's Nest), but in my book it's just about a perfect film. It's so fun and emmently re-watchable.
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Young Philadelphians and Slap Shot for me.
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The Sting for me.

I was thrown with the poll for a bit, since I saw Hud and thought it was suppose to be The Hudsucker Proxy (never heard of Hud before). While a great film in and of itself, I'm glad it was left off of the poll... just so that I could vote for The Sting.
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Cool Hand Luke, followed by The Hustler.

And of course, The Towering Inferno.
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Butch Cassidy was actually one of my first forays into older movies and it literally blew me away. the chemistry he and Redford had was electric. i later saw "The Sting" and loved it as well. movies i never thought i would growing up, but when the body slows down i think the mind perculates for something more than popcorn blockbuster. these were indeed something more.

i have Butch, Sting, Towering Inferno, and Cool Hand Luke in my DVD que and hope to rent Color of Money. I will honor him in a glorious movie fashion.
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Like many others, theres just too many to name just one. Slap Shot is an awesome comedy and sports movie. The Sting is fun and engaging no matter how many times you've seen it.
Cool Hand Luke is one of the greatest performances ever so that gets my vote.
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The Towering Inferno

It may not be the best movie he was in, but it's my favorite.

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