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Old 02-21-10, 08:19 PM
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I thought Travolta and Cage were kind of miscast in this movie and would have been better off if they had switched roles.




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^^

Nicolas Cage was far more interesting as Castor Troy.
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Originally Posted by Groucho
What movie did you see? He wasn't supposed to be tough and streetwise.
Originally Posted by riotinmyskull
uh, i thought that was the point.
Allow me to rephrase, since I haven't seen the movie in probably 8-9 years and only saw it once. I never bought Hawke as a cop, as someone who could handle himself with a gun, or a badge, or in any kind of crisis situation whatsoever. I remember the movie kind of positioning him as the "break the rules to get the job done" kind of scrappy character that his skinny pissboy frame and lack of discernable screen presence could possibly project. I had a lot of problems with that overrated POS movie but Hawke's casting/performance was probably the biggest complaint I had.

If I read it wrong, no biggie, but I still thought he was terrible in it.

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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Katie Holmes in Batman Begins. Completely unbelievable as a DA and as Bruce Wayne's love interest.
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Originally Posted by Dr Mabuse
That's one of the two or three performances from her I can actually stand.

She was perfect in the role of a stupid, conceited, vapid, selfish slut who knows how to 'work it' for her own benefit in any situation, and isn't near the 'actress' she thinks she is while doing it, but gets results anyway.

I have to suspect her career in film mirrors this closely.



In one of the features on the dvd, Ed Harris said they specifically picked Renee for that role because they wanted the character to come off as sweet and innocent even though she was clearly something else. The character wasn't so much "bad" as she was willing to do anything to survive.

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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Originally Posted by Defiant1
Katie Holmes in Batman Begins. Completely unbelievable as a DA and as Bruce Wayne's love interest.
Agreed, and I thought Maggie Gyllenhaal was even worse.
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Originally Posted by PopcornTreeCt
Agreed, and I thought Maggie Gyllenhaal was even worse.
Yup beat me to it.

I was going to say Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Dark Knight. Completely unbelievable as a DA and as Bruce Wayne's AND Harvey Dent's love interest.
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Originally Posted by whoopdido
Yup beat me to it.

I was going to say Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Dark Knight. Completely unbelievable as a DA and as Bruce Wayne's AND Harvey Dent's love interest.
A lot more convincing than Katie Holmes. I thought she did much better than Holmes as the same character.
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Denise Richards as a nuclear physicist in The World Is Not Enough.
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Denise Richards as a nuclear physicist in The World Is Not Enough.
you're saying that hot nuclear physicists don't wear short shorts and a tank top in their job?
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Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC
A lot more convincing than Katie Holmes. I thought she did much better than Holmes as the same character.
I agree.

I mean, yeah, it was hard to believe that Bruce Wayne would be so sprung over Maggie but she was very convincing as the DA. She atleast looks like a grown up whereas Katie Holmes still looks like she walked off the set of Dawson's Creek.
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Originally Posted by brayzie
I agree.

I mean, yeah, it was hard to believe that Bruce Wayne would be so sprung over Maggie but she was very convincing as the DA. She atleast looks like a grown up whereas Katie Holmes still looks like she walked off the set of Dawson's Creek.
I agree she looks like a grown up...a 55 year old grown up.
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Originally Posted by JumpCutz
Jack Nicholson in The Departed.
Should've definitely beenDeNiro.
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Originally Posted by Jason
Imagine how miscast it would have been if Nicholas Cage had been given the role.
hell, imagine it being worse with Sean Penn in the role. He was thought of for the role because the producer liked him in Dead Man Walking
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Jessica Alba as Sue Storm


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Ellen Degeneres is Mr. Wrong

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Old 02-22-10, 01:48 AM
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Originally Posted by JumpCutz
Jessica Alba as Sue Storm


Yup.

Why would you cast Jessica Alba to play somebody who's invisible?

They should have cast Tori Spelling.
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Leonardo Di Caprio in any Scorsese movie.
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Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum
Leonardo Di Caprio in any Scorsese movie.
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David Arquette in THE GREY ZONE



Ricky Gervais in STARDUST



the whole cast of IN THE NAME OF THE KING: A GUNGEON SIEGE TALE



I would say that Stuart Townsend is the most annoying actor in every single movie he's in.
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Originally Posted by Mrs. Danger
John Wayne as Genghis Khan.

Epic miscasting.
Originally Posted by Groucho
Denise Richards as a nuclear physicist in The World Is Not Enough.
These are the first two that came to my mind.
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Any 20 something playing a homicide detective or more than one attractive women/girl playing a cop. The only female cops I've seen are "Bull Dykes".
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Originally Posted by leacha
Any 20 something playing a homicide detective or more than one attractive women/girl playing a cop. The only female cops I've seen are "Bull Dykes".
I used to work for a TV station and interacted with the police alot. There were a few cute female officers. They were also complete sluts but there you go.
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Originally Posted by leacha
Any 20 something playing a homicide detective or more than one attractive women/girl playing a cop. The only female cops I've seen are "Bull Dykes".
Eh, I've seen (and been ticketed by) some pretty nice looking ladies in blue so I'm not sure about this one.
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Robert De Niro, Marlon Brando, and Al Pacino in the GODFATHER movies





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