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Glory
20.66%
Malcolm X
16.53%
Training Day
18.18%
Antwone Fisher
0
0%
American Gangster
1.65%
The Hurricane
0
0%
The Great Debaters
0
0%
Man on Fire
16.53%
Crimson Tide
10.74%
Other (Say what it is)
15.70%
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Favorite Movie starring Denzel Washington

Old 12-06-08, 03:08 AM
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Favorite Movie starring Denzel Washington

What's your favorite movie starring Denzel Washington, or which one would you consider his "best"?
Old 12-06-08, 04:48 AM
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I voted Carbon Copy:

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Not the best but my favorite, Fallen. I like Devil in a Blue Dress alot too.
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That one where he plays the oppressed black man.
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Out of that list it would easily be Malcolm X. I also love Inside Man and He Got Game. Malcolm X is truly a great movie. I wish it was shot in Scope (widescreen) but other than that it is a remarkable wholly impressive bio pic. The scene using Sam Cookes "A Change Is Gonna Come" is remarkable, moving and deeply cinematic.
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Tough. It's about a tie between Crimson Tide and Malcom X
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I suppose Malcolm X, though in general Denzel Washington is a big, albeit talented, bore. He almost never takes any risks as an actor.
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I'm stunned to realize that, although I like Denzel Washington, I haven't seen a single one of the movies on the poll list. I have American Gangster and Training Day on HD DVD, but I haven't watched them yet, and I've got Man on Fire coming on Blu-Ray. But I do like The Mighty Quinn, Inside Man and Out of Time (heck, even Deja Vu).
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Tough to vote... He's always in many great movies and many of them are my favorites.
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Deja Vu
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I'm a sucker for Remember the Titans so I chose other.
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I picked Malcolm X but him was amazing in Glory and don't flame me his acting in Remember the Titans was paint-by-numbers.
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Malcolm X is one of those great performances in a phenomenal movie that got overlooked in favor of... Al Pacino in "Scent of a FUCKING Woman"?!!!

A pox on the 1992 Academy voters. A pox for life.
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Training Day
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Glory
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Crimson Tide. Haven't seen Malcolm since it was in theatres, and sorry to say haven't seen most of the others.

Crimson Tide is a superb drama. Could even be done on stage as a play based on the strength of it's dialogue (much of which was written by Tarantino).
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Originally Posted by lamphorn
Crimson Tide is a superb drama. Could even be done on stage as a play based on the strength of it's dialogue (much of which was written by Tarantino).
Plot-wise, the film is heavily indebted to Red River.
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Originally Posted by Matt Millheiser
Malcolm X is one of those great performances in a phenomenal movie that got overlooked in favor of... Al Pacino in "Scent of a FUCKING Woman"?!!!

A pox on the 1992 Academy voters. A pox for life.


Denzel Washington is one of the greatest living actors.
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'Man On Fire' is my favorite.

His best is probably 'Training Day', he roared and stomped through that film like Godzilla did through Tokyo. A commanding and confident performance few actors ever rise to. There wasn't a trace of 'Denzel' in that film.

I really like 'Carbon Copy' too. Kudos to whoever mentioned it.
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I like that one movie he did with Russell Crowe where he's a drug gangster from the future.
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The Mighty Quinn
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Originally Posted by Matt Millheiser
Malcolm X is one of those great performances in a phenomenal movie that got overlooked in favor of... Al Pacino in "Scent of a FUCKING Woman"?!!!

A pox on the 1992 Academy voters. A pox for life.
And what?! Have Al Pacino with Oscar?
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Crimson Tide is my favorite to watch, although Training Day is his best performance.

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