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Old 11-06-11, 12:50 AM
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Uh, um... Tony Montana is an anti-hero. You know, because he's the "protagonist" of the film.
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Originally Posted by Matthew Chmiel View Post
Uh, um... Tony Montana is an anti-hero. You know, because he's the "protagonist" of the film.
Still can't blame him, though:

*Pointing finger*
"THAT'S THE BAD GUY!"

"SO SAY GOODNIGHT TO DA BAD GUY!"

"Da last time u gonna see a Bad Guy like diss again, lemme tell u"

"MAKE WAY FOR DA BAD GUY!"

"DARE'S A BAD GUY COMIN THRU! BETTA GET OUTTA HIS WAY!"

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Originally Posted by PopcornTreeCt View Post
The Joker
Which portrayal? Heath Ledger's?

Here's my vote for this thread:



Wait. Scratch that. Anything Timothy Olyphant plays the bad guy in.
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Although, he is more of an anti-hero.

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Re: Bad guys you root for?

Watching RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, I rooted for the humans (except for James Franco). Does that make me guilty of rooting for the "bad guys"? Of course, from my perception, those of you who rooted for the vicious Caesar and his monstrous apes were guilty of that.
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With anti-heroes does it matter if the conflict is with other bad buys or with good guys.
Scarface and Payback are bad guys vs bad guys.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid/Bonnie and Clyde the antigonists are good guys that you should be rooting for but you're rooting for the bad guys just the same.
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Stansfield from Leon

Principal Rooney from Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Szell from Marathon Man
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Boris Karloff in THE BODY SNATCHER.

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Stuntman Mike in Death Proof
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More of an anti-hero as well.
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Re: Bad guys you root for?

Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
Watching RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, I rooted for the humans (except for James Franco). Does that make me guilty of rooting for the "bad guys"? Of course, from my perception, those of you who rooted for the vicious Caesar and his monstrous apes were guilty of that.
I rooted for the humans too.

Dr. Phibes for me.
Also I always root for Godzilla whether he's the good or bad guy.
There's probably other horror villains I root for, such as Creature from the Black Lagoon. For once I'd like him to get the lady at the end.
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Re: Bad guys you root for?

First that comes to mind:


Second:


The crew in 'The Town'.
The crew in 'Le Cercle Rouge'
The crew in 'Rififi'
etc...
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I guess Dexter doesn't count?
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Re: Bad guys you root for?

Originally Posted by Matthew Chmiel View Post
Which portrayal? Heath Ledger's?

Here's my vote for this thread:



Wait. Scratch that. Anything Timothy Olyphant plays the bad guy in.
All of them.
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The Devil's Rejects -- the protagonists were some of the worst people comitted to film, until they were out bad guy'd by the sheriff.

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