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Old 10-31-09, 02:27 PM
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Originally Posted by Hokeyboy View Post
This thread has gone so off-topic it's not even funny, from "actors that can do no wrong" to "actors I really really like".
So, what you're saying is it's devolved like every other similarly-themed thread on here?
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

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He too, will always have Batman and Robin.
I enjoy Ah-nuld's movies, but his Mr. Freeze one-liners were too much. But they weren't really one-liners because every line of dialog pretty much dealt with something cold.

I also didn't really care much for "End of Days" and "The 6th Day".

Ah-nuld did a lot of good, but he wasn't infallible.
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Peter O'Toole FTW
Old 10-31-09, 02:51 PM
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Ed Norton
Cate Blanchett
Robert Downey Jr. (again, these past few years mainly)
Meryl Streep
Robert DeNiro
Toni Collette

all immediately come to mind.
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Originally Posted by Charlie Goose View Post
Clint Eastwood is my favorite actor, but he's been in a bunch of real turds.

Maybe Edward Norton, but there's that movie with him as a priest and Ben Stiller as a rabbi.
Yeah, and they team up on Jenna Elfman for a 3-way. Not very holy.
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Robert DeNiro has done wrong so many times, it's not even funny.

Well, not as funny as Meet the Fockers.
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

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Peter O'Toole FTW
Caligula? (The UNRATED version... and other movies that can be easily considered softcore pornography...)
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Originally Posted by Chadm View Post
In the last 4 years, easy, Robert Downey Jr
Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
Downey Jr for sure the last 4 yrs....
Even The Shaggy Dog?
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Russell Crowe
Meryl Streep

Their movies aren't always home runs, but they never phone-it-in when it comes to a performance.
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Ok....what can be guaranteed for sure? All I see now is just Day-Lewis and Streep
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Originally Posted by Daytripper View Post
Ed Norton
Cate Blanchett
Robert Downey Jr. (again, these past few years mainly)
Meryl Streep
Robert DeNiro
Toni Collette

all immediately come to mind.
i'd say Deniro also, but Flawless and Hide and Seek sucked
Old 11-01-09, 05:24 AM
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Originally Posted by onebyone View Post
Meryl Streep comes to mind.

Even in bad movies, she's always good in my opinioin.
I agree. The fact that she was good even in one of the all-time turds, She-Devil, clinches it.
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Will Smith
Tom Hanks
Meryl Streep
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong



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Old 11-01-09, 08:35 AM
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Originally Posted by Daytripper View Post
Ed Norton
Cate Blanchett
Robert Downey Jr. (again, these past few years mainly)
Meryl Streep
Robert DeNiro
Toni Collette

all immediately come to mind.
Actually DeNiro (recent vintage) would have been one of my choices for an "actors who can do no right" thread.
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Originally Posted by Jippy View Post
Peter O'Toole FTW
King Ralph ranks up there as one of the worst movies Ive ever seen.


The closest I can come up with is Tom Hanks. Can't say Ive hated any of his movies, though there are a few I haven't seen.
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Originally Posted by GoldenJCJ View Post
The closest I can come up with is Tom Hanks.
Mazes and Monsters is a masterpiece!
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Really liked Joseph Gordon-Levitt's work. Brick and The Lookout especially. Felt his role in G.I. Joe wasnt much more than a cameo.
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Really liked Joseph Gordon-Levitt's work. Brick and The Lookout especially. Felt his role in G.I. Joe wasnt much more than a cameo.
500 days of Summer.
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Christopher Walken steals ever scene he's in reagrdless of the movie

His cameos are the best imo

I think Gene Hackman has always given a great performance no matter what the film
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All he has to do is stay out of Adam Sandler movies and he would personify this topic.
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

Originally Posted by shanester View Post
Christopher Walken steals ever scene he's in reagrdless of the movie

His cameos are the best imo

I think Gene Hackman has always given a great performance no matter what the film
even the Country Bears???????
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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

There is hardly anyone that has a clean report for appearing in only good movies. The closest i can think of is Gary Oldman. He always seems to do interesting work and is always great to watch and most of his movies are very watchable. The only other person is Christopher Walken and fine he has appeared in some real crap, but he is always so entertaining to watch and is always great to no matter how bad the movie.

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Re: Actors/Actresses that can do no wrong

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There is hardly anyone that has a clean report for appearing in only good movies. The closest i can think of is Gary Oldman.
Lost in Space and The Contender are enough to blow that theory.

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