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Old 06-11-14, 11:19 AM
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

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Keanu Reeves as a human being in anything.
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He's decent in those but looks like an amateur next to Crispin Glover & River Phoenix.
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He's decent in those but looks like an amateur next to Crispin Glover & River Phoenix.
True.

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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Blake Lively in Savages.
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu?
Blake Lively in Savages.
I enjoyed that movie (surprisingly), but yes, she was AWFUL.
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu?
Blake Lively in Savages.
Jennifer Lawrence was originally cast in that role.

She left to do HUNGER GAMES.
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The one that always bugged me was Martin Short in Captain Ron. The part was clearly written for Steve Martin and/or a Steve Martin type and as much as a I like Martin Short, it just doesn't work. Also, I'm one of those people who has an opinion on Captain Ron, I'm not proud of it.
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Originally Posted by Hokeyboy
Don't know if she's a slut (I can only wish), but Andrea Penoyer of the Broward Sheriff's Office can bust me anytime.

When they do a female cop movie based on this lady's life and the studio decides not to use the real thing, for whatever reason (although they should at least give the lovely Officer Penoyer a screen test), I could see Blake Lively in the role.

And then everybody on this thread will bitch about her being miscast.

(Truth to tell, Scarlett Johansson would be a better choice.)
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I wholly agree with all of these:

- John Wayne in The Conqueror
- Sophia Coppola in The Godfather Part III
- Keanu Reeves in Bram Stoker's Dracula
- Geena Davis in Cutthroat Island
- Arnold Schwarzenegger in Batman & Robin
- Vince Vaughn in Psycho
- Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Lloyd, & Hayden Christensen in Star Wars
- Denise Richards in The World Is Not Enough
- Leonardo DiCaprio & Cameron Diaz in Gangs of New York
- Ben Affleck in Daredevil
- Keanu Reeves in Constantine
- Katie Holmes in Batman Begins
- Jack Black & Adrien Brody in King Kong
- Kate Bosworth in Superman Returns
- Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Dark Knight
- Maggie Grace in Taken


And would also add these:

- Katharine Hepburn in Dragon Seed
- Mickey Rooney in Breakfast at Tiffany's
- Kevin Costner in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
- Keanu Reeves in Much Ado About Nothing
- Keanu Reeves in Little Buddha
- Owen Wilson in Behind Enemy Lines
- Edward Norton & Ralph Fiennes in Red Dragon
- Nick Stahl in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
- Colin Farrell in Alexander
- Jake Gyllenhaal in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
- Adrien Brody in Predators
- Tyler Perry in Alex Cross
- Tom Cruise in Jack Reacher
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Anthony Hopkins in The Human Stain
Angelina Jolie in Alexander

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Ridley Scott's Legend would be a lot better without Tom Cruise in it.
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Originally Posted by Hokeyboy
Kirsten Dunst in Spider-Man. Drab, unattractive sourpuss. Should have gone to Bryce Dallas Howard from the get-go, and it should have been Gwen Stacey anyhow.
She's OK looking, but not the model-bombshell MJ should be.

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I actually like this movie and though I can understand why someone wouldn't like Geena Davis in it. I think she's decent.

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Jessica Alba as Sue Storm


yeah she just doesn't have the right look. The whole cast though is pretty bad except for Johnny Storm. Just seems a like a made-for-cable movie.

Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum
Leonardo Di Caprio in any Scorsese movie.
He loves to play historical figures, but for some reason, all I can see is Leonardo acting.


Though not theatrical Lindsay Lohan in Liz and Dick. Totally unconvincing. Not necessarily because LL is a bad actress (though she was pretty bad), but partly because her voice and looks remind me of LL instead of Liz.
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I would have to sit down with a think tank and speculate very, very hard to come up with a worse title for anything than Liz and Dick. It just sounds very bad, IMO.
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Here you go, hanshotfirst1138:

- I Come in Peace
- Mother, Jugs & Speed
- Stroker Ace
- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
- Teaching Mrs. Tingle
- Free Willy
- The Harder They Come
- Shaft
- Octopussy
- Snatch
- Ride the Pink Horse
- The Black Hole
- Holes
- Zorro: The Gay Blade
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Originally Posted by joliom
Here you go, hanshotfirst1138:

- Mother, Jugs & Speed
- Zorro: The Gay Blade
Objection! Those are great titles.
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Originally Posted by joliom
Here you go, hanshotfirst1138:

- I Come in Peace
- Mother, Jugs & Speed
- Stroker Ace
- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
- Teaching Mrs. Tingle
- Free Willy
- The Harder They Come
- Shaft
- Octopussy
- Snatch
- Ride the Pink Horse
- The Black Hole
- Holes
- Zorro: The Gay Blade
Those are all much better and much more effective titles than LIZ AND DICK.
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Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum
Those are all much better and much more effective titles than LIZ AND DICK.
Thank you.
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

Originally Posted by joliom
Here you go, hanshotfirst1138:

- I Come in Peace
- Mother, Jugs & Speed
- Stroker Ace
- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
- Teaching Mrs. Tingle
- Free Willy
- The Harder They Come
- Shaft
- Octopussy
- Snatch
- Ride the Pink Horse
- The Black Hole
- Holes
- Zorro: The Gay Blade
All of those sound like porn titles as-is except for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Its name as a porn title would've been called Titty Titty Bang Bang.
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Re: Cases of Movie Miscasting

I always thought Three Amigos might have been a lot funnier if John Candy had been cast instead of Chevy Chase.
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You have to remember that for big-budget Hollywood fare, some roles are cast merely for the actors' drawing power of their name above the marquee. Russell Crowe is one actor at this point willing to take just about any role offered him and studios continue handing him roles because he has a sizable following, but he's turning in the same mediocre performance movie after movie.
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Originally Posted by dhmac
All of those sound like porn titles as-is except for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Its name as a porn title would've been called Titty Titty Bang Bang.
Of course! That was Joliom's joke in response to LIZ AND DICK and I completely missed it! (And so did Hanshotfirst.) Now that I see it, it's funny! Double
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That went WAY over my head, like sex gags almost always do .
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Originally Posted by hanshotfirst1138
That went WAY over my head, like sex gags almost always do .
Sounds kinky.
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Ben Affleck in Daredevil. This is one reboot I'm all for. I like Affleck in stuff like Changing Lanes, but not as a superhero.
Uh oh...
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He was also pretty good in The Devil's Advocate and The Gift.

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