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Old 02-07-11, 01:34 PM
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the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

I haven't seen everything by Brad Renfro (who died in 2008), but while I liked some of the films I've seen, I only thought he was fairly mediocre actor. He was great (probably his best performance) in his first flick, The Client. I've seen Sleepers and Apt Pupil and thought he was okay, but he brought nothing special to those performances.

1994 The Client
1995 Tom and Huck
1995 The Cure
1996 Sleepers
1997 Telling Lies in America
1998 Apt Pupil
1999 2 Little, 2 Late
2000 Skipped Parts
2001 The Theory of the Leisure Class
2001 Happy Campers
2001 Bully
2001 Tart
2001 Ghost World
2002 American Girl
2002 Deuces Wild
2003 The Job
2004 Hollywood Flies
2004 Mummy an' the Armadillo
2005 Coat Pockets
2005 The Jacket
2006 10th and Wolf
2008 Collector
2008 The Informers
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

Are you asking a question or just making a list of Renfro films?
And why?
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

About all I can say is that Brad Renfro was an actor who worked in Hollywood.
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

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are you asking a question or just making a list of Renfro films?
asking an opinion and listed his films for easy reference.
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

thread title---> "the best and worst of brad Renfro" followed by your opinion then a list of his movies.

hmm.
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

Of these, I have seen only Ghost World, so for now, I consider that to be his best (and also worst) performance.
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

Originally Posted by whotony View Post
thread title---> "the best and worst of brad Renfro" followed by your opinion then a list of his movies.

hmm.
Well, technically, if you list everything an actor has done, you're bound to cover their best and worst.
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

Buttmunker is like the Eleanor Rigby of the forum.
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

It was the best of Renfro, it was the worst of Renfro...
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

He was awesome in Terminator 2.
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

He got some great parts but I never really thought much of him as an actor. If it wasn't for the drugs, he probably would have made a lot more out of his career, seeing as how The Client was a huge breakout performance for him.

Bully is probably his best performance, and that's not saying much.
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

Good God, but is The Informers unwatchable. At least lots of nekkid Amber Heard kinda/sorta/not-really redeems it a little.
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Bryan Singer had coked-up sex with him during the Apt Pupil shoot. Allegedly.
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

1994 The Client
1998 Apt Pupil
2001 Ghost World

These are the only three I've seen. Even though he had a very small part in Ghost World, I liked his character as it felt "real" like most of the characters in that movie. The Client is probably his best performance, though.
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Re: the Best and Worst of BRAD RENFRO

The films in bold are good viewing. The others are decent. The unlisted I wouldn't touch with a ten foot pole to be honest.

1994 The Client
1995 The Cure
1996 Sleepers
1997 Telling Lies in America
1998 Apt Pupil
2001 Bully
2001 Ghost World

2002 Deuces Wild

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